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Why Furniture Matters Most When Redesigning A Room

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just discovering a budding love for all things interior design, odds are good that you’ve noticed that furniture is important when it comes to designing a room. Today we’re arguing that, not only is it important, but furniture matters most be the most when it comes time to redesign […]

10 Signs That You Are Married To An Interior Designer

Interior designers are mind readers— after one conversation with a new client they have an innate skill of  knowing  what their client wants.  We thought it would be neat to hop inside the creative, yet complicated, mind of an interior designer and see what it’s like in there. Better yet, let’s see what it is […]

Why Home Organization Matters In Design

When most people think of interior design, they consider the at of revamping the look of a space – picking out paint colors and finding the perfect furniture. However, it’s also vital to consider the life that a space will have once a design is complete and is being lived in. Home organization is that […]

How to Know if a Career in Interior Design is Right for You

Choosing a career that is not only going to provide financially, but will also provide happiness is an undertaking of incredible proportions. It’s important to take a minute and really think about what it is that drives you when it comes to choosing a career path. Everyone holds within themselves passions and inspiration that could […]

10 Signs That You Should Become An Interior Decorator

If you hate your job, then you are among 70% of the populous. According to Gallup there are many more people unhappy with their career choice than those that are happy. That’s a staggering statistic! If you are part of the 70% that are miserable at work, you might want to consider a career change. […]

Why Your Home Interior Should Reflect Your Culture

When work is done and errands are complete, there’s one destination that people seek— home sweet home. No matter what your residence whether it’s an apartment, house or mansion—home is a place of refuge. For this reason, it’s imperative that the space you inhabit exist as a reflection of your personality, taste and style. Above […]

Why You Should Choose A Monochromatic Color Palette

Picking the color for your interior design project can be overwhelming. Anyone who has taken a trip to their local home improvement store can attest that there are seemingly endless options when it comes to color. We wouldn’t blame you for wishing there was a way to make choosing colors a little simpler. In fact, […]

Why Everyone Needs Mood Enhancing Lighting

Ready or not, winter is coming. While most of us love the beauty of the first snow of the season or the tradition of spending holidays surrounded by family and friends, we don’t relish the idea of waking up in the dark and returning home in much the same state. If you’ve ever wondered why […]

Why Green Design Companies are Overhauling the Home Industry

For years, the idea of building and designing green spaces only held popularity within certain niche interest groups – agriculturalists, tourism-driven communities, etc. Outside of those areas, environmental impact wasn’t a huge concern. It wasn’t really a concern at all. After all, how much of an effect could something like a home’s interior design have […]

Why Form Should Follow Function In Interior Design

Everyone has, at one point or another, found himself or herself carrying something around the store that they love, but don’t necessarily need. It’s easy to pick up an item on impulse and be drawn to its visual appeal without really considering what you would ever need it for. So on you walk down the […]

How Workspace Design Affects Workflow

Running a business is no easy task. At any given moment, there are a thousand different decisions to be made. As the boss, not only is it your responsibility to make those decisions, but the answers that you give could potentially make or break your commercial success. When you live under all that pressure day […]

10 Color Theory Basics Everyone Should Know

Most of us aren’t interior designers by trade and that’s okay. Whether you think of interior design as an enjoyable hobby or a necessary evil that helps keep your home looking presentable, sometimes it can be tough to understand the industry lingo. After all, how often do you hear about Tertiary Colors, anyway? At Freshome, […]

How To Bring Japanese Simplicity Into Your Interiors

We all lead hectic lives. It’s no surprise that after working all day and schlepping the kids to activities, we want come home to something a little calmer. The easiest way to do that is by simplifying our interiors. Folks looking to bring more simplicity into their homes should look toward Japanese interior design for […]

10 Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone Makes in Interior Design

It happens to everyone— you are shopping and see the perfect home decor accessory. Immediately you think, Oh! this will look perfect in my TV room! Of course, you give in to the impulse buy and excitedly bring home your new-found treasure— only to discover that what looked liked the ideal accessory looks hideous when […]

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