House Beautiful
September 2009 cover of House Beautiful
EditorJoanna Saltz
Frequency10 per year
Total circulation
(June 2012)
CompanyHearst Magazines
CountryUnited States
Based inNew York City

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]

The magazine was launched in the United Kingdom in the early 1950s, positioned for young 'home-makers.'[citation needed] It is still sold in the UK, where it has a circulation of 93,992.[4]



  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 Reports and Data Analysis: House Beautiful". Audit Bureau of Circulations. Retrieved 30 March 2022. January to December 2021, average circulation per issue.
  5. ^ AdWeek