House Beautiful

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House Beautiful
House Beautiful September 2009 cover.jpg
September 2009 cover of House Beautiful
Editor Sophie Donelson
Frequency 10 per year
Total circulation
(June 2012)
835,005[1]
Year founded 1896
Company Hearst Magazines
Country United States
Based in New York City
Language English
Website www.housebeautiful.com
ISSN ‹See Tfm›0018-6422

House Beautiful is an interior decorating magazine that focuses on decorating and the domestic arts. First published in 1896,[2] it is currently published by the Hearst Corporation, who began publishing it in 1934. It is the oldest still-published magazine in what is known by publishers as the "shelter magazine" genre.[3]

The magazine was launched in the UK in the early 1950s, positioned for young 'home-makers'; and it is still sold in the UK where it has a circulation of 118,290[4]

Editors[edit]

  • Eugene Klapp and Henry B. Harvey (1896-1897)
  • Eugene Klapp (1897-1898)
  • Herbert S. Stone (1898-1913)
  • Virginia Robie (1913-1915)
  • Mabel Kent (1915-1916)
  • Grace Atkinson Kimball (1916-1918)
  • Mabel Rollins (1918-1920)
  • Charlotte Lewis (1921)
  • Ellery Sedgwick (1922)
  • Ethel B. Power (1923-1934)
  • Arthur H. Samuels (1934-1936)
  • Kenneth K. Stowell (1936-1941)
  • Elizabeth Gordon (Norcross) (1941-1964)
  • Sarah Tomerlin Lee (1965-1969)
  • Wallace Guenther (1969-1977)
  • Doris Shaw (1977-1978)
  • JoAnn Barwick (1978-1991)
  • Louis Oliver Gropp (1991-2000)
  • Marian McEvoy (2000-2002)
  • Mark Mayfield (2002-2005)
  • Stephen Drucker (2005-2010)
  • Newell Turner (2010–2015)
  • Sophie Donelson (2015-present)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "eCirc for Consumer Magazines". Alliance for Audited Media. June 30, 2012. Retrieved December 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Top 10 Best Interior Design Magazines on USA". Home Design. Retrieved 17 February 2016. 
  3. ^ Hearst Press Room
  4. ^ "ABC Certificates and Reports: House Beautiful". Audit Bureau of Circulations. Retrieved 7 March 2014. ABC Jul - Dec 2013, print and digital editions. 
  5. ^ AdWeek

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