One of the most common design challenges is effective use of space. This is especially true when the space is limited and several uses of the room are needed. Take one of our recent New York studio design clients, for example. Having moved into a large bedroom, he wanted to create a split living/sleeping space. He… Read more »
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If you chose things solely based on looks, then you might go straight for the ever enduring “it” plant – the Fiddle Leaf Fig, with its large dinner plate sized sculptural leaves. It’s kind of like a Volvo, if you pick the right one and you have the right environment, is pretty low maintenance and… Read more »
With June upon us, thoughts of summer inhabit our minds: sunshine, vacation, outdoor enjoyment. Why not have this season reflected in our homes as well? There are many things we can do to decorate our spaces while producing relaxation and brightness. Here are a few of our favorites:
What’s the best way to complete a design when you’ve already picked out many of the main furniture pieces? Min made some living room decorating decisions by investing in her main furniture pieces, but she came to us asking, What’s missing? Sitting in the space together with these items, she thought now what?
When it comes to studio apartments, size really does matter. A recent 11’x11′ New York studio space inclined to feel dark and closed in, became the platform for a bright and open design makeover. The result was the appearance of a larger splendidly designed living area. How?
We love our moms and want to show it. While Mother’s Day only comes around once a year, it can be a challenge to come up with unique gifts that she will truly enjoy. Here’s the secret to a perfect Mother’s Day gift: thoughtfulness. Putting in effort to show how you respect her passions and… Read more »
Sustainable design is a timeless trend; the future of our planet depends on it. From popular retailers who have included a green line to a growing demand for designers with LEED qualifications, people are seeking ways to design their homes while minimizing environmental impact. Thankfully, eco-friendly decor is gradually becoming more accessible and affordable…. Read more »
We often use the words “modern decor” and “contemporary decor” interchangeably when it comes to design and art. The truth is, these styles have their unique set of characteristics that give them their own identity.
I’ve always lived with someone; my sister, college roommates, husband. Fortunately, most of the decorating experiences were painless (except convincing my husband that a photograph of a giant cockroach he saw in the Amazon was not cool living room art). In general, sharing a living space is not easy. Unless your roommate/partner goes crazy for… Read more »
Spring is around the corner, making it the perfect time to freshen up your decor. One of the elements of a great spring design is using botanicals. As a life force and source of beauty, adding flora to a space in any form offers vitality and freshness. Lacking a green thumb? Luckily, there are a… Read more »