Enjoying Your Outdoor Living Space During the Winter

You put some serious time and effort into creating a perfect living space to relax in during the spring and summer, and while you may not get many to go outdoors as the temperatures drop, there are still ways you can enjoy your outdoor living quarters in cold weather. Here…

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…

Dining In For The Holidays

The holidays are just around the corner: family time together, cooking, eating and celebrating a special time of the year. For Americans - gathering for great food, family & fellowship is a tradition for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas - and other holidays during the Fall months each year. And certainly, most…

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…

Iconic American Design Styles – Part 1

Homes and interior design styles have changed throughout history, and across cultures. Did you know that there’s been many iconic American designs that have been replicated all over the world? American 'design styles' have taken some of the best features from cultures everywhere - and included them in their layouts,…

Caracole Introductions at High Point

We are thrilled to have selected Caracole as one of our amazing furniture lines.  Every year, the High Point Market is the Fall 'runway' to the furniture industry, and the latest styles and furnishing fashion is displayed.  Next week, Caracole is presenting a very large selection and being toasted by…

Dorm Room Design on a Dime

As you read this article, hundreds of thousands of wide eyed teens are heading off to college for their very first out of home living experience. The transition from leaving the nest to flying solo can sometimes be an emotional and trying journey. So what can a brave and design-savvy…

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…

Top 5 Most Memorable Movie Set Interior Designs

Americans love movies! We love to be entertained in all kinds of ways, but a trip to the movies is at the top of that list. So today, we thought we'd share some of our favorite, most memorable movie set interior designs. Gone With the Wind The epic drama chronicling…

Brand Spotlight: Swaim

J. Douglas Design, as your premier Dallas interior design firm - only carries the finest and most distinctive names in fine furniture and accessories. We're thrilled to have been featuring Swaim furniture and accessories in our designs for years. We always find something special in each collection and are pleased…