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Steelcase, an office furniture company, says its research indicates half of global companies plan major redesigns to their office space this year.
The shop is owned by a three-woman team that offers full interior design services in addition to less expensive in-home consultations and design boards.
More than half of the gardeners who answered a survey about indoor gardening said they talk to their plants—and 43% have named their plants. (The researchers didn’t ask if the plants talked back or if they liked the names they were given.)
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.
McNamara describes Gray Flannel as “contemporary and monochromatic” as well as “trendy and upscale”—and we totally agree.
Small side tables are especially fun if they make a bit of a statement on their own. And so is the case with this solid iron end table made by Classic Home and sold for $239.
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.
The organizing process is not about perfection; it’s about consistently keeping your home in order, so you can relax and enjoy it.
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?
Up to now, the business has primarily served architects and designers in bigger markets. Also this week: Lou Malnati’s, Dave & Busters, Godiva Chocolatier, Nesso, Jiffy Lube.
“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.”
Shipping container homes and buildings have gained traction in the last 10 years as people search for an alternative to traditional building methods and look for recyclable, durable products.
Before getting started, know the space you are working with. Carefully measure the room and think about volume.