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 interests can have an enormously positive effect! Here are some unique gift ideas for different spaces in her home that can brighten her days long after the Holiday is over.
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. The following examples are design solutions that beautify mindfully.
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 collections of ceramic cats or has a true appreciation for 1960s prints like you do, chances are coming to a design consensus can be a challenge.
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 number of ways to incorporate Nature’s decor that don’t involve watering or fertilizing. Here are some of our favorite ways to liven up your home design!
March is here! Seems like it was just yesterday we were fawning over the new Pantone color of the year. Yet, 2014 is “marching” ahead as spring awaits around the corner. Looking to freshen up your room with some seasonal design ideas? This beautiful living room inspires an example of a Spring look. Being mindful of various elements that make up a well designed room, you can transform your space with some small changes.
Your home is your haven. It’s the place where you relax and where you share reflections of your personality and style. While each room has it’s function, it should also be a space that is appealing and comfortable.
Does your space make you happy? Is your interior design comfortable? Do guests compliment your style? If your answer is “no” to any or all of these, you may be in need of a room makeover. To help determine this, consider the following as good indicators.
Decorating a space for kids is a great opportunity to let your creativity and imagination run wild. What kinds of activities should be included? What’s the theme? Are we too old to be this excited? Never! If you’re still sticking to the blue-for-boy pink-for-girl strategy, there are some fun ways to mix it up a bit!