Why Multipurpose Is Still a Leading Trend in 2023 | WPL Interior Design

Why Multipurpose Is Still a Leading Trend

Now that we are spending more time than ever confined in our homes, there is an increasing need to create multifunctional rooms. Your home interiors must promote your emotional, physical, and mental well-being by utilizing functional and aesthetically appealing elements. With versatile furniture and room layouts incorporating layers of lighting, vibrant backgrounds, and accentuated focal points, the home has evolved into a high-tech sanctuary for modern living. Homeowners now aim to create a single harmonious space they can use for
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How to Get the Art Deco Look | WPL Interior Design

How to Get the Art Deco Look

Art Deco has blossomed back to life in the last few years, and it makes sense. This unique style appeals to many homeowners because it works beautifully with a broad range of home styles. Why? Because it isn’t limited to one feature or trait.  We often recognize Art Deco by its round, rectangular, and triangular shapes (i.e., the Chrysler Building), but it is much more than that. This design from the 1920s picks up on the glitziness of the era
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Modern Statement Ceilings | WPL Interior Design

Modern Statement Ceilings

Using modern statement ceilings as a focal point can change the entire outlook of the room. However, when it comes to home décor, many people concentrate on the furnishings and the walls and overlooking the ceilings. The ceiling is the fifth wall in the room, and a minor adjustment can modify it and draw everyone’s attention. Besides, the ceiling may create the atmosphere you want and make your house look aesthetically pleasing and expansive. Continue reading to learn about ceilings
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Looking Back as We Move Forward | WPL Interior Design

Looking Back as We Move Forward into the New Year

Happy New Year! As 2023 unfolds, it’s time to reflect on what this past year had to offer and what we want to carry into the new year. Here’s a look back at some of our posts from 2022 to get your creative design juices flowing this year. In case you missed it, Pantone announced their Color of the Year for 2023 in December. They encouraged us all to embrace Viva Magenta. Inspired by nature and the digital world we
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Happy Holidays | WPL Interior Design

Happy Holidays

We want to take this time to thank our team, all of our vendors, and our clients for the best year yet. As 2022 is coming to a close, we can’t wait to see what 2023 has in store. From all of us at WPL Interior Design, we wish you a happy holiday, and may your new year be happy and bright!
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Decor Tips for Renters

4 Game-Changing Decor Tips for Renters

When doing a long-term renovation, it may be best to stay in a rental. But that doesn’t mean you can’t live in style while waiting on your renovation to finish. Here are 4 game-changing decor tips for renters to help you feel at home until your renovation is complete! Adding Self-Adhesive Removable Wallpaper Self-adhesive removable wallpaper, also known as peel-and-stick wallpaper, can provide a quick upgrade to your rental space. Not all brands are created equal, and some paint can
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Tiny Homes: Big Impact | WPL Interior Design

Tiny Homes: Big Impact

Chances are, you’ve heard of tiny homes. The minimalist lifestyle is trending, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up style. Tiny homes provide an opportunity to see where form and function meet, but they may not be for everyone.  There are many advantages and disadvantages to consider when deciding if a tiny home is a good fit for you.  Advantages Energy Efficient The majority of tiny homes pride themselves on being energy efficient. In addition to using less
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Viva Magenta is Pantone's Color of the Year 2023.

Pantone Color of the Year 2023: Viva Magenta

Pantone is welcoming us all into the magentaverse following their recent announcement of the 2023 color of the year: Viva Magenta (PANTONE 18-1750). Like 2022’s COY Veri Peri, this shade is inspired by nature as well as the digital world we live in. However, Viva Magenta stands on its own as an empowering and bold tone. Leatrice Eiseman, the Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, stated: “In this age of technology, we look to draw inspiration from nature and
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Ranch style homes

Ranch Houses: How to Bring the Style into Your Home

A ranch house is typically a single-story home with an open floor plan. However, even if your home isn’t the same shape as a typical ranch house, this sprawling style can be achieved in any home. With the right colors, architectural influences, and lots of natural light, any home can channel the style of ranch houses! Here’s how to turn any living space into a ranch-style home. Architecture  Archways in door frames are an elegant alternative to regular rectangular doorways.
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Happy Thanksgiving

To our clients, our friends, and our family: we are thankful for you! Whatever your holiday celebrations look like this year, we hope it is full of warmth and love. You are what we are thankful for this year. We hope you have the Happiest Thanksgiving!
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Laundry

The Great Laundry Debate: Top or Front Load?

If you’ve ever shopped around for laundry machines, you might have researched whether or not a front-load or top-load machine is better. Unfortunately, we might not have the answer you’re looking for because each has pros and cons. Front vs. Top Load: Why the Controversy? Top-load machines are less expensive to buy than front-load laundry machines. However, front-load machines use less water and detergent, making them more environmentally friendly. Top-load machines also tend to be noisier than front-load machines. At
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Going for the Glass Dining Table | WPL Interior Design

4 Ways to Maximize Your Home Office

Home office spaces are essential, from an entire room dedicated to work or a little nook tucked into your kitchen. The work-from-home trend is here to stay, so you may want to rethink what you’re “working” with.  As our world has completely turned upside down over the last couple of years, home offices, aka Zoom rooms, have been at the top of many of our clients’ priority lists. We’ve been forced to rapidly evolve how we explore and think about
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The Five Steps for Passive House Building | WPL Interior Design

The Five Steps for Passive House Building

Last week, we talked about what it means to build a passive home. This week, we’ll share the five steps for passive house building! Check out last week’s post here! – Passive Home Building 101 Step 1: Establish Your Team The process begins long before breaking ground and even before the pen hits paper. When approaching a project with such technical precision, we must establish excellent communication between all parties involved. This collaborative, pre-planning stage is perhaps the most critical
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Passive Home Building 101 | WPL Interior Design

Passive Home Building 101

The bar has been raised. The modern age of home construction is reaching new technological heights, and consumers are following suit. Known as the passive house, homeowners across the world are becoming increasingly uncompromising in their efforts toward carbon neutrality.  Believe it or not, passive homes can be up to 90% more energy efficient than conventionally built homes. So what is passive home building, and why is it gaining traction? What Is Passive Home Building? Passive house construction is a
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Grandmillenial Style: How to Get the Look | WPL Interior Design

Grandmillenial Style: How to Get the Look

Grandmillenial Style or “Granny-Chic” is trending and we couldn’t be happier! Bold colors, bright patterns, and classic textures are just a few of the reasons this style is perfect for anyone! Bold Colors An accent chair is a perfect way to achieve this facet of Grandmillenial Style. Now you can incorporate lots of colors into any room. Don’t feel like committing to a bright piece of furniture or wall color? No problem. Bright artwork can be a great way to
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High Design Can Also Be Eco-Design | WPL Interior Design

High Design Can Also Be Eco-Design

The global economy is at a crossroads. High Design Can Also Be Eco-Design. Corporations, manufacturers, and designers alike all have the opportunity to embrace pragmatic change in their business practices. These are low impact, regenerative, and that replenish natural resources rather than depleting them.  Creating a Sustainable Future As these industries develop new and innovative ways to create a sustainable future, it is ultimately up to the consumer to become environmentally accountable by adopting and implementing these necessary changes. When
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