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Home Furnishings are Going “Green”

| March 1, 2017
Home Furnishings are Going “Green”

Pantone’s 2017 Color Of The Year Evokes The Renewal That Comes In Spring By Mara Soloway Have you noticed an abundance of home furnishings in showrooms and interior design studios in a fresh shade of yellow-green? Here’s why: color systems authority Pantone has chosen a revitalizing shade aptly named Greenery for its 2017 Color of the […]

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Walls That Talk

| February 1, 2017
Walls That Talk

Tile Statements That Say Everything About Your Style By Cheryl Alexander Choosing the right wall tiles for your home just got easier and a lot more fun. Though the choices are plenty, don’t be overwhelmed. Quit wondering whether to play it safe or take a risk in your design. Let 2017 be the year that […]

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Color Me Happy

| January 1, 2017
Color Me Happy

Using Paint To Create Your Home’s Mood By Cheryl Alexander More than simply a demonstration of your preferences in taste and style, home décor can have a psychological impact on your mood. Proponents of color psychology believe that the colors you use to decorate your home profoundly affect your emotional well-being. “Color is a universal, […]

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A Celebration of Individuality

| December 1, 2016
A Celebration of Individuality

The Rise Of White And Off-White Shades In Home Interiors The first step many homeowners consider when designing a room is the color palette, and often times, they opt for hues that highlight their own distinct personality. Now that Gen-Y and Millennials have reached professional rank, we’re seeing a steady increase in changing the status […]

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The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends Part 2

| November 1, 2016
The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends Part 2

What’s In Style For Your Home’s Interior – Part 2 By Mara Soloway Just like the fashions we wear, home furnishings have new styles and trends. They start gaining notice and ultimately build momentum as trade show organizers (such as those at High Point Furniture Market), furniture store buyers, interior designers and homeowners find beauty […]

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The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends Part 1

| October 1, 2016
The Latest Furniture and Decorating Trends Part 1

What’s In Style For Your Home’s Interior – Part I By Mara Soloway Just like the fashions we wear, certain furniture and decorative pieces emerge as trends that highlight what is in vogue for the home. Often they are announced by the manufacturers and start gaining buzz at industry trades shows. Held twice a year, […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Stone Selection

| September 1, 2016
A Beginner’s Guide to Stone Selection

Consider Which Material Is Best For Each Use By Rachel Potter Natural stone is a versatile material that can be used in many places throughout the home. Commonly used for kitchen countertops, stone is also a great choice for fireplaces, bathroom vanities, cladding, flooring, outdoor kitchens and fire pits. Choosing the stone best suited to […]

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Beauty Abounds in Winning Kitchen Designs

| July 1, 2016
Beauty Abounds in Winning Kitchen Designs

Annual NKBA competition brings out the best The winning kitchens of the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) design competition certainly prove that homeowners are moving these spaces from the utilitarian to become the hub of the home-front. The emphasis on aesthetics, views to the outdoors and other special design features take our modern kitchens […]

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Interior Updates that Inspire, Part 2

| June 1, 2016
Interior Updates that Inspire, Part 2

More Ideas To Bring Beauty And  New Life Into Your Home By Mara Soloway Like designer Nate Berkus believes, your home should tell your story, not that of your decorator, trendsetters, friends or family. Our May issue featured several ways to get your home ready for all that spring and summer bring, which includes longer […]

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Interior Updates that Inspire

| May 1, 2016
Interior Updates that Inspire

Make a difference inside your home with fixes large or small By Mara Soloway Our innate sensibilities tell us when the visual beauty of our interior settings needs improvement. Look around at yours. Are they ready for all the changes that the warm seasons bring – longer days with lots of activities, visitors from far […]

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Specialty Materials Add Interest and Vibrancy

| April 1, 2016
Specialty Materials Add Interest and Vibrancy

Fusion Of Attractive Pieces Brings Pizzazz To Your Home By Mara Soloway To make your home’s interior spaces be dynamic, balanced and infused with your individuality, think Spring. The interior furnishings that are part of this Spring’s designer collections will add the feel of visual beauty to your home. Start with a foundation of harmony […]

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Latest Furniture Designs Set a Harmonious Tone

| March 1, 2016
Latest Furniture Designs Set a Harmonious Tone

Classic And Organic Shapes Mix With Pastel And Colorful Elements By Mara Soloway So many beautiful choices in home furnishings are available to homeowners this spring. Whether you plan to work with an interior design firm to create a new look for rooms in your home or whether you will be adding several new pieces […]

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Decorate with Global Style

| February 1, 2016
Decorate with Global Style

Add impact with endless possibilities of color schemes and textiles from around the world By Kate Smith Whether you travel abroad or simply appreciate global style from the comfort of your own corner of the world, adapting cultural color schemes and design elements can transform your indoor and outdoor spaces. A blend of cultural traditions […]

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Create Color Harmony in Your Home

| January 1, 2016
Create Color Harmony in Your Home

Color Expert Shares Her Tips For The Process By Kate Smith Selecting colors for your home is enjoyable when you understand a few basic principles of how color works. A bit of color know-how will allow you to turn your vision into reality. Keep these things in mind when selecting colors for your home and […]

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Kitchen Design Winners Set High Standards

| December 1, 2015
Kitchen Design Winners Set High Standards

A wide range of kitchen styles garnered awards at this year’s National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Design Competition – from Moroccan flair, elegant touches of French Provincial, a rustic farm look and feel, a cake baker’s dream, a 1940s Cape Cod appearance and more! While the winning stylings are eclectic, the kitchens all have […]

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Artfully Decorated with Accents

| November 1, 2015
Artfully Decorated with Accents

Adding “Just The Right Touch” To Your Home By Melanie Saxton A room filled with furniture is one thing, but a living space artfully decorated with accents is quite another! Interior environments need a blend of textures, hues and contrast pieces to create an extra layer of beauty in living areas and bedrooms. Whether sophisticated […]

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Furniture and Interior Design Trends — A Fusion of Styles

| October 1, 2015
Furniture and Interior Design Trends — A Fusion of Styles

Each year, we are treated to a host of trends, many based on offerings from elite brands and top design experts. Here are some defining furniture and interior accents that can be incorporated into our living spaces.

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What’s Underfoot in Laminate Flooring

| September 1, 2015
What’s Underfoot in Laminate Flooring

A consumer guide to this popular option for your home

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Creativity Flows in Bath Design Winners

| August 1, 2015
Creativity Flows in Bath Design Winners

Designers Plumb Their Creative Depths To Give Homeowners Unique Spaces

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Design Stars Share Their
Best-Loved Looks

| June 1, 2015
Design Stars Share Their <br>Best-Loved Looks</br>

Tips To Achieve Your Own Superior Interiors! By Cheryl Alexander Every design project is as unique as the person who designs it. Each project has its own function, flair and feel. With this in mind, we asked some lead designers to share their favorite projects, detailing how they collaborated with the clients, what they used […]

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