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Pandemic-Born Interior Design Trends

Last week, you may have seen our very own Marcello Luzi going live on Philly Home Design’s Instagram. He talked about current interior design trends; what are the different ways we are rethinking our living spaces as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic? We don’t know when this pandemic will end, but what we do know is that it will have lasting effects on the way we live. We are already hearing feedback from our clients of problems they are
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Back to Nature: Mixing Wood Tones | WPL Interior Design

Back to Nature: Mixing Wood Tones

Sustainability and green initiatives continue to trend in the design world. As we see more color and pattern in home decor, we also are seeing more pieces of furniture that are made of natural and organic materials. We’re also in a restorative age, where homeowners are starting to see more value in revitalizing the old rather than purchasing brand new items from the mass market. This brings us to mixing wood tones. Wood tones are not a new trend in
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Keeping Calm: Colors of the Year for 2020 | WPL Interior Design

Keeping Calm: Colors of the Year for 2020

It’s that time of year again: Pantone has finally released its 2020 color of the year. Every year, major paint and color companies announce their Color of the Year; these colors set the stage for a variety of trends in all facets of design. This past year, we saw Pantone’s Living Coral, Sherwin-Williams’ Cavern Clay, Benjamin Moore’s Metropolitan, and Behr’s Blueprint. Let’s take a look at next year’s picks! Pantone: Classic Blue 19-4052 For 2020, Pantone has gone from the
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Why We Shop at the High Point Furniture Market | WPL Interior Design

Why We Shop at the High Point Furniture Market

As we have previously mentioned, WPL Interior Design makes our way to High Point, NC for the High Point Furniture Market twice every year. The HP Market is the largest in the world with 180 buildings, 12 million square feet of showroom space, 75,000 attendees, over 2,000 exhibitors, with 100+ countries represented. The manufacturers represented produce furniture, lighting, rugs, art, accessories, and many other categories like faux floral arrangements. There’s no question about it, we love to shop at High
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Trends from High Point Market 2020 | WPL Interior Design

Trends from High Point Market 2020

Twice a year, in April and October, WPL Interior Design heads to High Point, North Carolina for the High Point Furniture Market. This Market is the largest in the world with 180 buildings, 12 million square feet of showroom space, 75,000 attendees, over 2,000 exhibitors, with 100+ countries represented. At High Point Market 2020, we were able to see upcoming trends for the next season, which will be available in 6 months. The manufacturers represented produce furniture, lighting, rugs, art, accessories, and
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The Difference Between Modern and Contemporary Design | WPL Interior Design

The Difference Between Modern and Contemporary Design

“Modern” and “contemporary” are often used synonymously. After all, both define as “belonging or relating to the present”. But when it comes to interior design, the two actually have quite different meanings. Today, we explain the difference between modern and contemporary interior design? The two can often be confused with each other. Here’s how they differ! What is Modern Design?  When designers talk about modern design, they are referring to the International Modern period or the Modern movement. The Modern movement
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Vintage Vinyl: Cost-Effective, Durable, and Stylish | WPL Interior Design

Vintage Vinyl: Cost-Effective, Durable, and Stylish

Long gone are the days of linoleum floors and homeowners are also quickly tearing out carpet in favor of wood or tile flooring. But have you heard of vintage vinyl flooring? It’s the modern-day linoleum while also being a great alternative to carpets and rugs.  Vintage vinyl floor cloths are durable, flexible, and beautiful. There are a lot of different styles and patterns to choose from that will match the style and decor of any home. They also come in a
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Up and Coming Design Trends in 2020 | WPL Interior Design

Up and Coming Design Trends in 2020

WPL Interior Design is always excited to see how design trends evolve, even just after one year. Bold colors and patterns are still very present from last year, and we reported last week where we see color trends heading in the next year. Here’s what is looking hot when it comes to design trends.  Bold Print Wallpapers  In the past few years, vibrant, eye-popping colors have been massively trending. 2019 was no different, especially when Pantone chose Living Coral as
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Color Trends for 2020 | WPL Interior Design

Color Trends for 2020

Bright reds and pinks, as well as vibrant greens and light brown neutrals, have been the trending colors of 2019. In the past few years, we’ve seen colors getting bolder and patterns getting bigger and louder inside homes. And as we prepare for this year to close, we’re excited to see the evolving trends of color and what’s to come.   What Colors Will Trend in 2020  Warm Neutrals  While we still wait in anticipation for Pantone’s 2020 Color of the
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Master Bathroom Design Trends 2019 | WPL Interior Design

Master Bathroom Design Trends 2019

Many of the master bathroom design trends we reported back in 2016 have continued to flourish in popularity three years later. But more than just a trend, bathrooms themselves have become a major part of the home that clients are looking to renovate. Realtor.com reported that homeowners can recoup almost 70% of their investment when it comes to bathroom remodels, including universal design remodels, and bathroom additions.  For over 35 years, WPL Interior Design has been creating luxury interiors for
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Why People Love His and Her Bathrooms | WPL Interior Design

Why People Love His and Her Bathrooms

For a long time, kitchens have been the reigning room of updates and remodels in the home. But in recent years, bathrooms are starting to get special treatment, too. Homeowners are now spending just as much, if not more, on their bathrooms as they are their kitchens. One popular trend for bathroom remodels that we’ve found quite interesting is the his and her bathroom suite. That’s right – couples are not just opting for Jack and Jill sink areas, but entirely separate
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The Best Kitchen Countertops for Your Home

When it comes to designing kitchens, many clients have an idea of the type of look and feel they want their kitchen to have. And a huge part of your new kitchen look is the kitchen countertop. Choosing the best material for your kitchen countertops can be a daunting task. Kitchen countertops are an investment, and they are also not something you can necessarily replace on a whim. That’s why it’s important to know what you want in a countertop
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5 Design Trends for Your Dream Kitchen

When it comes to kitchens, the ideas and possibilities are endless. Kitchens are one of the most popular rooms in the home and homeowners will usually remodel their kitchen at least once every 10 years for either comfort or resale value. Whatever the reason, it’s always exciting to brainstorm dream kitchen ideas and make them a reality. Check out WPL Interior Design’s portfolio to see the different types of kitchens we’ve helped create. Our goal is to take your dream
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Not Your Grandmother’s Tile

You may remember growing up in a home with black and white checkerboard tile floors. Or maybe you remember when it was stylish for bathroom floors and walls to be covered in pastel pink or blue tiles. Nowadays, it seems that these retro tiles are the first to go when remodeling a new home. But that doesn’t mean tile isn’t in. In fact, it’s the opposite. Just as color has become more vibrant in homes and giant, floral patterns are a
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Is the McMansion Dead?

The ancient Roman architect Vitruvius stated buildings should always be beautiful, durable, and functional. And before the housing market crash of 2008, McMansions were considered to be just that. From the 1980s until the early 2000s, these huge supersized homes were designed to exude wealth; the goal was to provide as much space for the homeowner at the lowest price possible.   In fact, McMansions boast over 3,000 square feet, which is 500 square feet more than the average home. Furthermore, they are
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Color Trends for 2020 | WPL Interior Design

Color Trends for 2020

Bright reds and pinks, as well as vibrant greens and light brown neutrals, have been the trending colors of 2019. In the past few years,

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Is the McMansion Dead?

The ancient Roman architect Vitruvius stated buildings should always be beautiful, durable, and functional. And before the housing market crash of 2008, McMansions were considered to

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