Ideas for Decorating With a Black & Gold Decor

Ideas for Decorating With a Black & Gold Decor

The ultra-sophisticated color duo of black and gold has been popular since ancient times. Losing no steam in the modern era, black and gold is easily one of the top color trends of 2018. This fascinating pairing of hues is often used in luxury hotels and in high-end interiors, to the point where it has become virtually synonymous with class. Who really wonders why? Black is a saturated shade that embodies a rich mystique, which seamlessly and effortlessly adds a sense of quiet sophistication. Touches of gold, on the other hand, impart a refined sense of glamour to any interior. No...

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Designing with Black & White Décor: 12 Takes on This Timeless Color Combination

Designing with Black & White Décor: 12 Takes on This Timeless Color Combination

We’ve heard it said that every room can use a touch of black – and black and white décor is one of the best ways to make this rule work throughout your entire house. Chic, classy, and totally eye-catching, these contrasting hues unite to make a bold statement that works well in any setting. We’re showing you how to help ebony and ivory effortlessly harmonize in each and every room in your home.

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Bedding Tips for a Dazzling College Dorm

Bedding Tips for a Dazzling College Dorm

Your dorm room is a cozy space to relax, study, and drift into a peaceful slumber. Until you thoughtfully layer and think through your bedding, you're selling your 'soft place to land' short. While slapping together layers is easy, there is a good, better, and best way to consider your approach. Sure, simply adding extra pillows to the bed is a good start, but it goes much, much deeper! So let's start where most good instruction manuals do - at the beginning - by sizing your future dorm bed. What Size is Your Dorm Mattress? Mattress sizes can vary between schools,...

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Cabinet Hardware & Knobs Style Guide

Cabinet Hardware & Knobs Style Guide

There is an incredible variety of cabinet hardware and knobs available and the newest styles truly run the gamut! No longer are you limited to round knobs and plain handles. Whether you're in full remodel mode, or just want to freshen up your cabinets, updating your home's cabinet hardware is one of the easiest, most inexpensive ways to add instant style to your kitchen! So where do you start? Which style, design and finish do you choose? Most people these days don't fit into one style category, so we've gone ahead and dissected the different styles to help you decide...

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Accent Cabinets & Chests Tour – A Little Something for Every Room

Accent Cabinets & Chests Tour – A Little Something for Every Room

Nothing combines form and function quite like accent cabinets and chests. These practical designs keep your home efficiently organized while adding just the right amount of color, personality, and style. We’re giving you a room-by-room tour of the best cabinets and chests for any space – and proving that these traditional accents are still modern-day essentials.

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How to Mix Metals in 5 Easy Steps

How to Mix Metals in 5 Easy Steps

We just wrapped up an awesome project with clients that were a joy to work with. In the master bathroom, we updated the space and created a wet room with a modern feel. By using a frameless shower door, natural elements, a black ceiling, and clean lines, the bathroom feels like a wet room, makes a statement and looks like spa. In this project, we also mixed metals which can sometimes be a scary thing to attempt, but it's simple when you know a few tips. Here are 5 ways to mix metals successfully! 1. Pick your Dominant Metal All...

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Designer Bedding Tips for Different Seasons

Designer Bedding Tips for Different Seasons

What is it that makes a perfectly inviting bedroom possible? Your amazing, beautiful, comfy luxury bedding of course! Interior designers swear by the fact that while a bed not only takes up the major chunk of your room space, it occupies a good amount of visual space as well. And this is true no matter the season! What changes are your needs in terms of temperature, breathability, and styles that match the season. Using the technique of layering your bedding creates a visually ‘complete’ look to amp your room and make it appear updated and fabulously chic. While this technique...

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Quick Guide to Layered Bedding

Quick Guide to Layered Bedding

Buying a luxurious mattress tailored for your personal needs only takes you so far. What you put on that mattress makes all the difference when it comes to both comfort and accenting your bedroom decor. Layered bedding presents a marvelous opportunity for creative design-minded individuals to show off their personal sense of style. It’s one of the rare opportunities where you can take a staple piece of furniture and make it wholly, unapologetically yours, perfectly suited for your tastes and comforts. Knowing how to layer a bed is more than just picking out the right sheets and blankets. It comes...

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The Bold Revival of Luxury Bedding

The Bold Revival of Luxury Bedding

Your bedding shouldn’t put you to sleep - unless it's bed time! More and more people use their bedrooms for reading, watching TV, or even working on a laptop, so the room should reflect that lived-in nature. Your room can be a retreat where your bedding is cozy, inviting, and fun. If you have high-quality sheets and a comfy duvet, who’s to say you won’t sleep well when they’re a bright color? The all-white and grey neutral trend is on its way out, according to designer Joy Coulter, and your bedroom is a great place to show off your bold...

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Wabi-Sabi: Your Guide to Imperfection

Wabi-Sabi: Your Guide to Imperfection

A Japanese aesthetic with Buddhist roots, wabi-sabi is a worldview that thrives on the beauty of imperfection. Pointing to nature as proof that growth is beautiful yet fleeting by design, wabi-sabi offers two sides of a coin that's constantly flipping. The impermanence and wild beauty of organic materials makes room for asymmetry and weathered objects. In the same breath it rejects aspects of a synthetic culture, preferring raw, unspoiled materials. As one of the top trends of 2018, wabi-sabi pushes back on the stark white of minimalism with an imperfect, natural aesthetic. Through earthy colors and organic materials, you’ll see...

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