How Past Presidents Have Decorated the White House

How Past Presidents Have Decorated the White House

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The White House is the country's most famous address, yes, but for the First Family it has to feel like a home. So with each new administration, the White House undergoes a major decor overhaul (opens in new tab). Trump has already started to add his gold-loving (opens in new tab) personal touch (opens in new tab), and it was recently announced that Melania Trump has officially hired Tham Kannalikham (opens in new tab) to redecorate the White House living quarters. In honor of the upcoming White House renovation, we looked at how past Presidents decorated the historic house.

Maggie Maloney is the associate editor at Town & Country and ELLE Decor, where she covers style, beauty, jewelry, and the many members of the royal family. She also manages social media and content strategy for both brands.