Work-It While Working From Home

More and more people are working from home these days and finding it difficult to find the extra “office” space needed to do their job. Even more challenging is making it stylish and fit in with the rest of your home furnishings and interior design. There are a lot of…

Quick Change STYLE

Summer is upon us (officially!) and Fall is just around the corner. Many remodel or redesign in cooler weather, but sometimes it's easy to feel a little stagnant mid-season with regard to the look and feel of our interior space. A quick decorating change in order to lift our spirits!…

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…

Iconic American Design Styles – Part 2

American homes, both interior design and architecture - have stood with proud columns and elaborate moldings, have been modern and minimal, some traditional - while others sat tucked away in the hills - a log cabin with a western or rustic style. In our first post, we featured the Iconic…

Green: Lucky Interior Design?

Is green the color of luck?  With the color of the year being 'Greenery' - it's a question we have to ask! It's certainly associated with the American version o the holiday St. Patrick's Day, along with the four-leaf clover and pot o' gold. But what about using the cool…

Maitland-Smith & The Unique Furniture Building Process

La Barge and Maitland-Smith have long been known as luxury furniture brands in the furniture and home furnishing trade.  It is because of their unique approach, and centuries-tested methods of furniture fabrication that they have earned one of the highest and most respected ranks in the industry. Recently, they created…

The Art of Working with an Interior Designer

Working with a interior design professional can be both exciting and intimidating. However, doing so can give your home continuity, function, and beauty without going over your budget. Designers can save you money in many situations by allocating resources wisely, choosing durable, high quality furniture, eliminating decorating mistakes, and increasing…

Surpassing The Ceiling Of Your Designs

Regardless of your interior design style, or taste - everyone wants that extra special touch in their space, that special something that sets their design apart from other homes or interiors. Whether it's a home, an office - having a unique or ornate ceiling treatment can truly enhance your design;…

Ornamentation Isn’t Just For Trees This Holiday

Decorating your living space, and especially your holiday table, for the holidays is important to your family tradition and holiday entertaining. Once the decor is in place, it's as easy as starting a roaring fire, turning on the White Christmas CD and commencing to making magnificent memories with your family…

History of Holiday Trees and Trim

Long before Christianity, evergreens held a special significance during the winter season. In a number of countries, the greenery was considered to possess spiritual attributes to ward off evil spirits and illness. Of course adornment reigned in old history; the inhabitants artistically decorated their doors and windows with boughs and…
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