The kitchen are the heart of a home. It is the place of cooking and convening, and often is the thoroughfare of getting to other areas in the house. As a key room, it’s important to design it with functionality and comfort in mind.
Home dwellers seek kitchen design help for many reasons. Being the most functional of spaces, it requires smart planning and a good eye. Being the main area of a home, it encourages inviting decor and a comfortable kitchen layout.
One of the best things about design is being inspired by it. Decorilla Designer Christine Martin recently got to catch up with an amazing blogger and get her latest tips and inspirations. Eleni from My Paradissi shares inspiration to readers around the globe daily. From her unique and beautiful location of Greece, she offers DIY tips, fresh looks at varying interior styles and her personal touch in design.
With a departure from tufted sofas, mirrored furniture, and metallic accent pillows, we make room for the interior design trends for 2017. Thanks to Pantone’s color announcement, we can expect Greenery splashes to invigorate spaces. This along with refreshing uses of finishes and styles give design lovers a lot to look forward to.
“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.