If you asked architects about the biggest change to design trends over the last decade, chances are they’d tell you “open floorplans.” While architecture used to lean towards “the more the merrier” when it came to the number of rooms, today’s families live differently. Instead of lots of small spaces, home design now revolves around […]
You’ve been working on your home design. Bedroom? Check. Living room? Check. Kitchen? Bathroom? Dining room? Check, check and check. Before you put away your list and consider yourself finished, think about the areas of your home that often go overlooked but can make all the difference. For example, don’t forget about your staircase design. […]
Sunken rooms – where a living space is a few steps below the rest of the home – can be traced back to the 1920s. Still, the style didn’t really hit the mainstream until the swinging ‘60s. It was then that sunken rooms, or “conversation pits,” were the envy of everyone on the block. Created […]
Chip and Joanna Gaines are at it again. Even though Fixer Upper is no longer on the air, the couple continues to add even more pieces to their already-substantial Hearth & Hand™ with Magnolia line for Target.
There are plenty of ways to anchor rooms without the upfront expense and ongoing cost of a fireplace. Whether you’re just renting or you’re opting out of a traditional space, check out some of these focal points to draw the eye and simplify the rest of your interior design.
Color is often the most difficult part of a room for interior design fans to get right. That’s because colors are fickle. There are so many shades to choose from and they need to be put together in the right proportions. Otherwise, they won’t work together in harmony. Luckily, there are a few color rules […]
Laurie Pressman, Vice President of the Pantone Color Institute, just let us in on a little secret well in advance of Pantone’s official annual announcement. A Footwear News article reveals she spoke to an audience at the fashion trade show Sourcing at Magic in Las Vegas, and said that the Pantone Colors of the Year for […]
Painting is one of the quickest and easiest ways to update your home. However, depending on the color you’re trying to cover, painting might not be quick or easy. Keeping up with the latest color trends can lead to pastels, jewel tones and everything in between – and of course, you need to pick the […]
While often overlooked, the entryway might be one of the most important spaces in your home. After all, it’s the place that welcomes people into your home and, in some cases, might be the only part that visitors see. So why treat your entryway like a total afterthought? You can use clever design features to […]