We’ve been obsessed with wood floors for the last decade, sending wall-to-wall carpet flooring straight to the dumpster. There’s been good reason for the decision, too. Carpets can trap dust and dander that aggravate allergies. Carpet stains easily and can look (and smell) dingy after a while. And many carpets off-gas harmful chemicals into your […]
Arranging furniture can be more difficult than it seems at first glance, as anyone who has ever spent hours rearranging a room knows. However, it is possible to make your arrangement work without a lot of blood, sweat and tears. With that in mind, we’ve brought you four must-know tricks for arranging furniture like a […]
Half walls, also known as pony walls, can create separation and provide a degree of privacy. But for years, whenever you watched a home renovation show, half walls were the first casualty in the demolition process. On the other hand, some designers are using half walls to add architectural interest, storage space and needed separation. […]
The world knows Rhode Island interior and furniture designer Debra Folz for her surreal, high-concept designs. Her new collab with West Elm features unique details like layered offset glass that creates the look of a prism and light bronze metal hardware so fluid it looks like thread or satin ribbon.
When decorating your home, it’s not uncommon to have a one or two blank walls that leave you puzzled. You don’t really know what to do with them, but you do know that those barren spaces are driving you crazy. So, what are your options? Below are several ideas to help make those blank walls […]
Sometimes even the biggest interior design fans need a refresher on the fundamentals. That’s why we decided to take a step back and look at the basic color schemes. We’ve broken them down for you below, including what they are and how to make them work in the rooms of your home. Armed with these […]
Brick walls add character to any room by serving as a focal point or providing a backdrop that either complements or contrasts the room’s other design elements. Whether your style is industrial or rustic, the beauty and uniformity of a brick wall can add texture and beauty. Below are examples of natural, painted, distressed and […]
Strip lighting has become a truly fun and creative element in many spaces. While strip lighting is usually used under cabinets to light countertop spaces and for other conventional uses, people are getting more creative with it. It’s also easier than ever to stick strip lighting just about anywhere, thanks to the flexible LED strips […]