Iconic American Design Styles – Part 3

In the past two posts we’ve covered two of the most iconic American design elements found in homes starting from the 18th century all the way to homes today. Different elements have been taken from different styles across the globe and integrated to modern styles today. Many of those elements…

How To Select The Right Hardwood Flooring

The widespread popularity of wood flooring continues to grow for one simple reason: There's no substitute for the warmth and natural beauty of real wood. Wood flooring comes in dozens of styles and sizes, but there are only two basic types: solid wood and engineered wood. Traditional solid-wood flooring is…

Focus on Lighting

Light has intrigued man since the dawn of time. What started out as tallow candles and gas lamps in the early centuries evolved into to a plethora of light sources powered by electricity, chemicals or combustion in the modern day. Light is an essential part of our daily activities. Just…

Each Piece A Masterpiece – Christopher Guy

When we say that each Christopher Guy piece is hand-crafted, we aren't joking. Not only is each piece hand-assembled, but one might not believe the thought and innovation that goes into each design. Christopher Guy, is a brilliant creator and award-winning designer also noted as a 'Living Legend'. The creativity,…

Interior Color Trend: Yellow and Gray

We've been seeing the marriage of yellow and gray quite a bit lately. Just Google "Yellow and Gray" - and you'll be inundated with images of bedrooms, bathrooms, apparel, wedding invitations, photos, and so much more - using this seemingly odd color pairing.The bright, happy yellow alongside the darker slatey-grays…

John Richard – The Difference Is In The Details

At J. Douglas Design, we've been using John Richard furnishings, accents and home accessories in our designs for years. Often in combination with other manufacturers and brands, and many times exclusively in a layout from start to finish with the exception of a few items. John Richard's collections include inspirations…