Category Archives: Modern Design

10 Ways to Make the Exterior of Your Home Look Great

Whether you have a small cottage or a mansion, injecting some creativity and style to the interior of your home is a great way to make it appealing. Using patio chair cover, stylish lantern, etc. are small tricks to make the home look gorgeous. It is important to understand style and the right ways to […]

Interior Design Trends for Millennials

You can’t go anywhere these days without hearing one very specific word. It’s sprinkled throughout nearly every discussion you’ll become a part of. It’s peppered in news articles. And it’s even being taught in your kids’ classrooms. That word is ‘millennial.’ The impact of this generation on virtually every market these days is unquestionable, and […]

Modern Interior Design Trends for 2017

Looking to update your home’s look and feel? Look no further than the top modern design trends of 2017. Much of this year’s top modern interior design trends can be described as an eclectic mix of yesterday’s opulent style and today’s high tech advantages. Taking their cues largely from media—social and otherwise—contemporary interior designers are […]

What is Suspension Lighting?

The first suspended pendant lamps in history were called panikadilo (in translation from Greek – a multi-flash). They were hung on long chains in temples and cathedrals and were manufactured from copper, wrought iron and silver. The chandeliers were large in size, typically with one or more tiers. By the way, modern-day chandeliers, designed in 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Modern Exterior Design Trends

There is a proverb that first appeared in 1930 in the mystery thriller “The Green Rope” by J.S. Fletcher, and it goes like this:  “Home is where you hang your hat”.  Though that proverb seems a little antiquated these days, its meaning still rings true.  No matter how large or small, or elaborate or plain […]

Elements of Modern Design

What is the criteria used when one defines the term “modern design” in a home?  If a layman were to be asked that question, they probably would respond by saying “it is newly acquired furniture and accessories; that is, nothing that’s been handed down or been around for a while”.  But modern design is actually […]