Category Archives: Interior Design Trends

The Use of Accent Colors in Interior Design

Fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer, renowned for her vibrant floral prints, once stated: “I am a believer that color affects people’s moods.” Of course everyone agrees with Lilly Pulitzer and we don’t need to be a psychologist, a top fashion designer, or an interior decorator to agree that the color of a room will either make […]

Benefits of Wallpaper

To paint or not to paint – that is the question.  Perhaps you’ve stood gazing at the walls in your home trying to decide how you should revitalize your rooms.  A new paint color or stick with the same old-same old because it works with your home décor?  Do you want to stray to the […]

Wallpaper Design Trends

Wallpaper is to your walls what clothes are to your body.  So, why not take the care to “dress up” your walls and beautify them?  There are many wallpaper types and designs available, so you needn’t be relegated to using a boring or staid wallpaper covering and just changing up the color to suit the […]

Types of Wallpaper

There’s a large section in most big-box stores just devoted to wallpaper selection.  There are usually big tables and comfy chairs and lots and lots of those heavy wallpaper books.  Unless you perused a few wallpaper design sites before you arrived at the store, you’d better have had a big meal first, because you’ll be […]

How to Make The Living Room Look Bigger

The grass is always greener on the opposite side.  I’ll bet your parents used that expression on you more than a few times while you were growing up, didn’t they?  Well, it seems that people are never satisfied and want what they cannot have.  Well, just like blonde or curly hair can be achieved from […]

Types of Glass in Interior Design

When you take a trip to the “Big City” you cannot help but be amazed at the tall skyscrapers with their multiple floors and sometimes glassed-in skywalks to cross the busy street to still another skyscraper.  It seems inconceivable to imagine just how many firms or companies, how many individual offices and conference rooms, as […]

What is Retro Living Room Design?

Retro décor is not only trendy, but fun – after all, who doesn’t enjoy the movie “Grease” or catching a TV rerun of “Happy Days” or “The Wonder Years”?  And, it isn’t just the nifty fifties that make us nostalgic for simpler times or a soda with our main squeeze at the malt shop – […]

What is Retro Interior Design?

Are you trying to capture that 60s retro look, resurrected by the AMC cable television show “Mad Men”? Well, if you like that 60s style, or any other period style for that matter, you need not totally redecorate your “pad” to duplicate that era… a few cans of paint and a top painter in Beverly […]

Interior Remodeling Projects for Summer

The long Winter months are often spent dreaming about what we’ll do outside when it finally warms up, there are those pesky little projects that still need to be done inside the house, and not just on a rainy day. Unless you have a pool and enjoy the Dog Days of Summer, those wicked hot […]

Modern Interior Design Trends

Are you itchin’ to do something new and different with the interior of your home?  Sometimes, spring or summer kicks people into a new mode, where they feel like everything should be revitalized – themselves, as well as their home.  Perhaps you’ve already gone through the house, almost like a stranger, using a somewhat critical […]