Tips on Framing and Hanging Art

There are some rules in interior design that should never be broken and one of them is always frame your art to enhance the art not to match your interior. In other words, the frame does not have [...]

Selecting the Best Paint Color

As designers we are often asked to fix people’s paint mistakes. We frequently hear, “I thought __________ (fill in a color) would look good in this room, but when it went up on the walls it just [...]

Tips on Accessorizing Your Home

Accessorizing your home can be a daunting task. We have seen people build entire homes and have clear opinions of what they want when it comes to their space plans, overall style, kitchen design, [...]

Color Trends from #HighPointMarket

Twice a year, spring and fall, we go to High Point, North Carolina to see what is going on in the furniture industry. 75,000 designers, furniture dealers, manufacturers and buyers all meet in [...]

The Art of Arranging Furniture

One of the many tasks Interior Designers are called upon to do is layout furniture within a space. Designers study and practice space planning furniture within a room and they develop these [...]

Feeling Blue?

Blue is not a color we use often in our design practice, at least not for interiors. It features predominantly in some of our closets but it is not a color we gravitate too frequently as the [...]

Lighting 101

The easiest way to understand lighting is to think of it as these three basic types: General or Ambient, Accent and Task Lighting. GENERAL (AMBIENT) LIGHTING This is usually your primary source [...]

Changing the Look and Feel of a Room

When it comes to changing the look and feel of a room, nothing is more cost effective and immediately satisfying than painting it a different color.  But many people are tentative and insecure [...]