“Interior design is far more than an expression of taste. It’s an expression of life.” -Emily A.
Passionate about interior design since her youth, Decorilla interior designer, Emily Arnez, has extensive experience in working on high-end residential and custom millwork designs in the Miami, Florida area. Her projects combine artistic interpretation and functionality. This brings spaces to their full vitality. “As life, interior design is full of light and shadow, energy and form, the yin and the yang. It’s a personal intimate statement.” With a recent successful Airbnb design installation at Art Basel Miami added to her portfolio, we delve deeper into Emily’s love of design in this month’s Decorilla Interior Designer Spotlight.
Yep, they’re all the rage (again)…an entertainer’s best design accessory, the iconic bar cart! Originating as tea trolleys at the end of the Victorian era, bar carts gained popularity in the 1950s at the end of Prohibition when cocktail hours were the thing. Now, these accent tables are an intentional piece to anyone’s home decor. There are so many amazing types of bar carts and even more ways to stylize them. Here are some of Decorilla‘s best designer tips to help you style the perfect bar cart!
Texas-based interior designer, Sharon Copeland, is no stranger to design. Having experience as both a graphic designer and a floral designer, she gravitates towards creating an appealing aesthetic. Through Decorilla‘s advanced tech savvy platform, Sharon has enriched her portfolio by working with clients across the country. This month’s designer spotlight interview features this talented interior designer’s style, design hero, and love for reclaimed wood.
December invites us to really get into the festive spirit. While the crispness in the air, bundled attire, and our favorite carols get us in the mood, it’s the special decor that captures the essence of winter holidays. Need a little design guidance? We’ve asked some of Decorilla‘s top interior designers to share their favorite Christmas decorating ideas to help get your home ready for this season.
November is here! What better way to enter the holiday season than by sharing our homes with others? From entering the front door to sitting at the dining table, we’ve made a list of simple ideas for easy Thanksgiving decorating that will enhance your celebration.
The magic of interior designers is their ability to tap into the uniqueness of each space, to reflect the needs of each client, and to create a beautiful and comfortable space. Our designer spotlight this month shines on Anna Tatsioni, who is inspired by this. To her, it is the secret to interior design success. Here she shares more on using her instincts on projects, what trend she feels is here to stay, and why the living room is her favorite room in her home.
The role of area rugs in the interior design of a room is a big one. It anchors an area, distinguishing one space from another, especially in an open floor plan. It absorbs sound, is warming and soft underfoot, and can be the sole decor piece that makes a room design feel whole.
So it’s not surprising that selecting the right area rug for your space is super important. To help, we give you three important tipsand a little design inspiration to find that perfect rug.
There’s a current American obsession with tiny homes. Whether stemming from necessity as home dwellers look to live more with less, or from the curiosity of taking on a unique design challenge, the fascination has inspired a re-evaluation of space.
Shows like Tiny House Nation have captured the essence of how to create spaces that utilize spatial design in clever and effective ways. Whether yours is a tiny home on wheels or an 11‘x11’ city studio, we’ve got just the solutions you need for small living spaces.
Whether child or adult, Halloween is the anticipated holiday that tickles our senses with eerie decor motifs offering the feeling of being deliciously frightened. Having a reason to not only dress up yourself but also your home is definitely part of the appeal.
Here are some of Decorilla’s top tricks and picks for Halloween decorating that are both easy and stylish!
Many of us have arrived at our life’s passion via varied and winding paths. Cristina Ramirez, a Los Angeles based Decorilla designer, discovered her career in interior design evolving from her work in company branding and social media content creation. Here, this young, fresh design talent shares more about what compelled her to design, her current favorite design trends, and why her home office is the space in her home!