House Beautiful is an interior decorating magazine that focuses on decorating and the domestic arts. First published in 1896,[3] 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.[4]

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[5]

Editors

  • 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)[6]