IBJ Podcast: Remodelers reveal what homeowners want in pandemic era
An architect, interior designer and design-build contractor discuss the sudden shift in priorities for the home, how much projects can cost and how crews get the work done in the middle of a health crisis.Read More
Six-story apartment building planned for vacant lot on Carmel’s Main Street
A developer is reworking his plans for an apartment building on Carmel’s Main Street to align the proposed $17 million project with future needs of residents and increase its chances of getting city approval.Read More
Initial design unveiled for new $20M Broad Ripple Park family center
The project—part of a $70 million master plan for the park approved last year—is expected to feature a 40,000-square-foot building in place of the existing park center.Read More
High-end Nora furniture store to close at year’s end
Form + Function owner Helmut Fortense is shutting down his store at the end of the year following 23 years in business so he can retire.Read More
Even in contemporary architecture and interiors where minimalism reigns, there are layers of details, albeit restrained.
With a still-raging pandemic, millions out of work and food pantries inundated, a black tree seems like the perfect symbol for our plagued 2020. But for black-tree lovers, it’s not a symbol at all. It’s a stylistic choice, one that devotees say is classic, glamorous and extremely versatile.
These vintage-style prints with their rustic frames would fit right into today’s popular farmhouse decor. But they’d look just as good in a more traditional home, especially in a small powder room, entryway or laundry space.
Interior designer Daun Curry, a graduate of the Parsons School of Design, freelanced as a stylist before opening her own New York design firm in 2009.
An open-concept room is seemingly free of convention or traditional discipline. It is for this reason that one should tread cautiously when decorating.
Selecting a specific color can be challenging. Where to start? I usually ask homeowners about personal preferences: What colors do they like to wear? What color is their vehicle? Any preferred childhood colors? What do different colors mean to them?
Walmart says it was working on a new store layout a year ago. But the pandemic accelerated those efforts as customers are increasingly focused on contactless shopping amid safety concerns.
“I like the notion that a room full of objects can be more soothing than a plain space, as the eye has something to rest on. I love color and print, but that being said I like a room that feels quite edited and tidy.”
I recommend using—yes, brace yourselves—a reclining chair, comfortable chair and ottoman, or chaise lounge. If reading is your refuge, then a small reading light should definitely be paired with your seating. Add a small table with a drawer to put away your eyeglasses, keys and any media device such as your phone, tablet or laptop. These should be turned off. This is your time.
It doesn’t matter whether you consider this notebook a design journal or a project management tool or a running budget. It is all three.
Forget the colors of the sunsets, burnt oranges, browns and ochres of Italian villas. Repaint your home’s walls in neutral tones that will set the stage for a hip, contemporary vibe.
Wallpaper comes in and out of style but it’s currently experiencing a surge in popularity. Designer Joseph Pubillones says it can be used on more than just walls.
McFadden walked herself through a four-step plan to design a home where she could overcome the grief of her separation—and through the process, she learned how a space can heal and unlock potential.
If we’ll be learning and working from home this fall, August is the month to take charge of decluttering
Organizing can empower you and your family to take control of your immediate surroundings; ideally, it will increase productivity, lower stress levels and save money.
Cooking and dining at home has led to the rediscovery of the dining room.