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How to Nail Open-Plan Living

September 07, 2022

There are certain projects where open-plan living just makes sense – lofts, garage conversions, modern villas… But, even amongst townhouses, urban apartments and grand new build mansions, the style has been incorporated more and more. Whether better interaction between public spaces, better flow between areas of the home or more light, open-plan living areas have many benefits.

Outdated Interior Design Trends & What to Replace Them With

August 31, 2022

There are some interior design styles that are slowly making their way out the door. But don’t worry because they are being replaced with styles we know you’ll love even more! Combining good style and a willingness for change, you'll feel a sense of relief when you learn which styles you can abandon from here on out. It's time to happy house the situation once more with a fresh update to give your sanctuary a new look full of personality.

Inspiring Modern, Nautical Themes in Your Home

August 01, 2022

Trying to bring the beach into your home (without the sand)? There are chic, modern, nautical looks coming back in the interior design world! So if you are updating your home or rental property to fit the Gulf of Mexico vibe, we’ve got some tips for you. And don’t worry, we’ll leave out the white wicker furniture!

Bath vs Shower: Remodeling Your Bathroom

June 28, 2022

This will be the biggest decision to make during your bathroom makeover - not only does it impact your budget but the choice also will completely change the look and layout of the space depending on what you choose, if not both. Assuming you don’t have the square footage or funds to invest in both, you’ll have to pick one. Would you replace the tub with a modernized shower stall? Or will you make room to go from a shower to a bathtub?

Things to Consider When Choosing Home Flooring

May 09, 2022

Are you in the process of updating the flooring in your home? With what seems like an endless abundance of options, it can be hard to narrow down what type of flooring goes in each room. Some factors may be more important to you than others, like how easy it will be to maintain the carpet flooring in your kids' rooms. Or you’re more concerned about which kitchen tiles match your brand new cabinetry.

Timeless Kitchen Color Schemes

April 13, 2022

Only a handful of kitchen styles and color schemes survive the constantly changing trends. If you are someone who is looking for a kitchen design that will stand the test of time, keep reading. When planning your home construction or your next kitchen renovation, consider some of these Kitchen Design trends. Then pick one that will fit your personality and style.

2022 Bathroom Design Trends

March 30, 2022

Regardless of its size, your bathroom is meant to be a retreat! Spice up the charm of a small bathroom by outfitting it with bold tiling, or fill a spacious bathroom layout with a calming white color palette paired with wood accents, like a teak stool. Weave in stylish accents like low-maintenance plants, modern fixtures, and you have a picture-perfect space that offers the serenity you need to start and end your day. To get you inspired to refresh your space in 2022, we’ve compiled a list of designer tips and tricks.

Ceramic VS Porcelain Tiles

February 23, 2022

Some people tend to use the terms ‘porcelain’ and ‘ceramic’ tiles interchangeably, but there are a few differences that are worth noting when you are working on an interior design project. Depending on how you plan to use your space, porcelain or ceramic tiles may suit you better.

Interior Design Trends to Look Forward to in 2022

December 28, 2021

Some of our predictions may look familiar and traditional, and some are going to spice up your home for the better! What's in store for your kitchen, bedroom or a whole home makeover? Keep reading to get some ideas.

The Best Home Renovation Ideas

November 30, 2021

Are you in need of some changes in your home but not sure where to start? Sprucing up your space can happen with small changes, like painting an accent wall, or big changes, like a kitchen remodel.

Luxury Vinyl Planks vs. Hardwood Flooring

November 04, 2021

Hardwood or luxury vinyl flooring (also referred to as LTP - Luxury Vinyl Planks) is a classic debate. They have many similarities, in terms of durability, design options and elegance. These two flooring materials are also quite different; one is made from a natural resource while the other is manufactured from raw materials. With many varying factors, it can be hard to choose between hardwood or vinyl flooring.

Natural Stones for Your Home's Interior Spaces

October 01, 2021

Natural stone elements throughout a home enhance each space’s appearance without ever going out of style. Kitchens, bathrooms or living rooms will benefit from granite, quartzite or marble that match your unique tastes. Here, our interior designers have compiled some ways to use different types of natural stone throughout the home to help you find what fits your perfect space.

Elements of Interior Design

September 23, 2021

The idea behind these elements is to craft the art of design to fit your style, while fulfilling the space’s practical role. Here, our interior designers have summarized each to help you find what fits your perfect space.

Optimize Your Kitchen Space

August 05, 2021

Your kitchen may be one of the most used spaces in your home! But it doesn’t mean it has to be crowded, no matter how small the space may be. Optimize the look and feel of your kitchen space by updating your storage and organization systems to keep your kitchen looking (and feeling) clean and open. From cabinets and countertops to space-saving additions, these tips and tricks can help you make the most of your kitchen, regardless of the size!

Hardwood Flooring vs Carpet - Which is right for you?

June 24, 2021

Hardwood floors versus carpet is a popular debate in design. But when it comes to the facts, there are characteristics that can help homeowners make the decision between choosing carpet or hardwood. Between the cost to install and maintain, the resale value and durability - it's a lot to consider when perfecting your space. Let’s take a look at the differences between hardwood floors and carpet.

2021’s Favorite Kitchen & Bath Design Trends

June 24, 2021

Kitchens and bathrooms - some of the most used spaces in your home! So it’s important they are styled to fit your unique tastes. Designing (or redesigning) bathrooms and kitchens is an investment into your living space. So if 2021 is your year for renewal, start with your home! Here are a few of this year's popular design trends to inspire you.

Black & White Tile: Classic Looks We Love

May 03, 2021

If you’re having trouble deciding on color combinations for a home renovation, start with the basics by considering black and white tile. The combo allows for so many unique accents that will create an atmosphere exclusive to your home.

Feeling Blue: Blue Tile Looks We Love

April 06, 2021

The color blue brings a sense of calm and a tranquil atmosphere to your space. Blue can help turn a dull bathroom into a relaxing sanctuary, delivering an oasis of peace before you start your day or a place for decompression at the end of a long day. As a well-loved and versatile color, there really isn’t a wrong place to use blue in an interior design project. From classic blue to deep, rich blues or a refreshing light blue, there is a perfect hue tile waiting for you.

Set in Stone: What is Veining?

March 01, 2021

Looking at the veining in a natural stone sample is a popular feature that many people love because of the earth and the luxurious style that it brings to the stone that contains it. When browsing natural stone countertop slabs, you’ll find veining in granite, marble, and quartz to name a few.

Unique Alternatives to White Subway Tile

January 27, 2021

Many don’t think about the trend in more imaginative and unique ways. If you’re a homeowner, business owner, or interior designer, exploring other alternatives to white subway tile can enable you to create a space that stands apart from traditional subway tiling.

 

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