When it came to designing this 1264 sq.ft. penthouse apartment in New York City for an on-the-go tenant, the goals were simple: modern and comfortable. The client wanted timeless furniture, stylish lighting, and accents with impact. Decorilla’s team took on the challenge and the results were a design that spoke to the client’s city sleek… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Before and After
How to get a high-end contemporary living room design on a budget
Modernizing a living room can be challenging especially when you’re working with the traditional design of an older home. A young family of four came to us wanting a multi-functional and modern look for their 1940’s living room. They wanted contemporary accents and a fresh light color palette. With contemporary style in mind and wish to entertain guests, their… Read more »
How to get a perfectly balanced bedroom design
How do you go about designing a neutral bedroom without emphasizing one gender inspired style over the other? Recent clients approached Decorilla, looking for a natural, fun, modern design for their master bedroom. It was to be eclectic, but also neutral. One of the biggest challenges when designing a neutral bedroom is effectively incorporating both… Read more »
How to Design a Sleek Contemporary Kitchen Online
What’s the best way to get that sleek contemporary kitchen design that you’ve dreamed of? As one of the most vital parts of a home, the kitchen is not only a place for cooking food, but a place for storing, eating, and entertaining as well. Mark wanted a kitchen that is effective and reflects his personal style…
Before and After: Modern Studio Bachelor Pad
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 »
Before & After: House Decoration Project
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?
Tiny Studio Decoration
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?
How Debra Saved $1,600 On Her New Designer Living Room
Manhattan apartments are known for their narrow compositions, limiting the amount of natural light and making furniture arrangement a daunting task. Debra reached out to Decorilla, a crowdsourced online decorating site for guidance in giving her living room and dining area a needed transformation. There was no risk on her end because Decorilla has a… Read more »