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Jonathan Adler talked about decorating, his favorite music and more

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Potter, designer and author Jonathan Adler recently launched a 13-episode instructional series, “Decorate Like a Designer, with Jonathan Adler,” on Wondrium, a subscription streaming service for educational content. The series gives tips on how to find your own style and design a home that reflects your personality. Adler has designed swanky hotels, been a judge on HGTV’s “Design Star: Next Gen” and created a real-life Malibu Barbie Dream House. His furniture, pillows, rugs, tiles and vases are sold throughout the world, including at 11 Jonathan Adler stores. He can answer all of your decorating questions, including how to punch up your own place.

Every Thursday at 11 a.m. Eastern time, Jura Koncius helps you in your quest to achieve domestic bliss. She and weekly guests — whether it’s Martha Stewart, Marie Kondo, Jasmine Roth of HGTV, Paula Sutton of Hill House Vintage or TikTok’s Folding Lady, Sophie Liard — answer your decorating, decluttering, design, entertaining and home-keeping questions. For more than 20 years, our Q&A has hosted conversations about how to make your home comfortable, stylish, organized and fun.

Recent Q & A have covered whether it’s okay to replace a tub with a stand-alone shower, how to keep mice out of your house, what to do with a collection of costume jewelry and how to use the steam settings on your washer and dryer.

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Helen Carefoot, writer and editorial aide for the Lifestyle section, produced this Q&A.