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 as the "shelter magazine" genre.[3]

House Beautiful
House Beautiful September 2009 cover.jpg
September 2009 cover of House Beautiful
EditorJoanna Saltz
Frequency10 per year
Total circulation
(June 2012)
835,005[1]
Year founded1896
CompanyHearst Magazines
CountryUnited States
Based inNew York City
LanguageEnglish
Websitewww.housebeautiful.com
ISSN0018-6422

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]

EditorsEdit

  • 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 (editor) (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 (2015–2018)[5]
  • Joanna Saltz (2018–present)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "eCirc for Consumer Magazines". Alliance for Audited Media. June 30, 2012. Archived from the original on April 18, 2014. Retrieved December 2, 2012.
  2. ^ "Top 10 Best Interior Design Magazines on USA". Home Design. Archived from the original on 24 February 2016. 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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