Tag Archives: interior design trends

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Types of Kitchen Tiles

Whether you are considering a kitchen facelift or an entire kitchen remodel, the one item you don’t want to leave off your wish list is tile. Over the years, tile has become a staple in kitchen design and this year is no different. Let’s face it, with neutrals and blacks and whites still at the […]

Traditional Kitchen Design

What’s your idea of the most-traditional paint color in the kitchen?  Perhaps you’ve never given it much thought as you just migrate to the room which is the “hub of the house”.  Whether you head to the kitchen to prepare the meals or raid the refrigerator, do you think of your kitchen as warm and […]

Modern Interior Design Trends

How do interior designers differentiate between the words “modern” and “contemporary” – are they interchangeable?   The word “modern” as a style concept means timeless and iconic, forward thinking and innovative.  Interior designers state that the word “modern” is one of the most misused phrases in decorating.  This is because it is often confused with the […]

Traditional Interior Design Trends

There are many design trends that you could embrace when deciding to decorate or re-decorate your home.  Perhaps you’ve collected furniture passed along from loved ones, who mean well of course, but all those pieces put together look a little kitschy.   If you want a real do-over of your home, it involves much more than […]

Top Interior Paint Colors

Warm weather can be a great time to consider repainting your house. Not only does the added daylight of long summer days give you additional time for painting but the added light helps you appreciate the colors of your home much more. If you’ve looked at your home and noticed cracked paint or dull colors […]

Bathroom Design Trends

Soap and water will get you cleaned up, lookin’ good and smellin’ sweet and we each have a preference on how to get that task done – expediently or otherwise. Are you the type to opt for a quick, invigorating shower, or do you enjoy relaxing in an oversized soaking bathtub at the end of […]