Living In Comfort at Home

What does it mean “living in comfort”? We all want to feel comfortable. For instance, we want to feel comfortable in our clothing, at our work, and in our homes. But how many people are truly comfortable in their homes? The number one reason clients contact our interior design firm is that even though they have tried decorating their homes. They just don’t feel their home is comfortable. The meaning of luxury is comfort. When your home feels comfortable, it affects your mood and your health.

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Mixing Existing Hard Surfaces with New Decor

In a perfect world your tile floors, countertops, and wood flooring would never go out of style. But that is not usually the case. The secret to Mixing Existing Hard Surfaces with New Decor is to not ignore the elephant in the room. It’s better to harmonize with the old hard surfaces, not to completely ignore them.

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The Finishing Touch to Your Design

How do you know when your design project is finished? What is the finishing touch to your design that says, done? As an Interior Designer, I can tell you first hand. Inspiration is everywhere. As a result, your home may never be truly finished. Why? You travel, see new places, meet new people, your home is meant to be lived in and enjoyed. In other words, just like you don’t wear the same clothes you wore 5 years ago. Same with your home. Life happens and as you experience new things and your home will reflect it.

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The Life of a Chair: We All Have Chairs

Most likely you are reading this while sitting in a chair. We all have chairs. Have you ever thought about the life of a chair? And it’s many uses in our homes. When you think about it between the living room, the kitchen, dining room, home office, and the bedrooms. There are more chairs than people living in the house! The funny thing is we use our chairs without thinking about them. However, if they are not comfortable we know right away. We all have that favorite armchair we can sink into. In other words, the one you love to read a book in, send an email from your iPhone, or talk on the phone to your friends for hours.

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Lighting Completes the Design

The lighting of a room can transform a space. Combining several lighting sources to the overall lighting plan completes the design. As an interior design profession, we always consider the lighting options when designing a room. After all, the perfect lighting design is the jewelry of the room.

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