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Contemporary Design Made Easy

Get the scoop on how to create a contemporary look in your home. Contemporary decor is one of those design terms that is easily misunderstood because of its ever-evolving nature. Although it takes cues from modern decor, the look is more fluid in that it allows for pops of color, softer lines, and accessories. Check … Continue reading Contemporary Design Made Easy

Sheer Elegance

Simple panels, a drapery that is trending right now. After a long hiatus from any drapery, interior designers are finishing a room with pinch pleat and tab top panels. Theodore and Co. We love the use of short panels, just to the window sill, to emphasize the dining area. Bright mango curtains mark the start … Continue reading Sheer Elegance

13 Amazing Ways To Decorate With Our Best Sellers

Looking to make a statement? Check out these iconic patterns that are always on our Best Sellers List. These stunning designs are versatile and create that Wow factor in any room. Schumacher: Chenonceau Fabric & Wallpaper Whether you select the fabric or the wallpaper, Chenonceau will grace your home. We love it offset by stark … Continue reading 13 Amazing Ways To Decorate With Our Best Sellers

What Inspires Kelly Wearstler, Barbara Barry and Jeffrey Alan Marks can inspire you too!

Think Big Sur with its jagged coastline, crashing waves onto soft sand, ancient redwood trees and beautiful light as part of your daily lifestyle. Blending together are the natural elements of stone, wood and sea colors in nature to inspire our outstanding California designers. Look outside your back door and you too can find a … Continue reading What Inspires Kelly Wearstler, Barbara Barry and Jeffrey Alan Marks can inspire you too!

How to Create a Winning Room – Tips from Design Contest Winners

Claire Paquin Clean Design

Now that the DecoratorsBest Trade Program Design Contest has concluded, we’re admiring the talented winners’ spaces and taking note of what made them such stand-outs. From color placement to architecture enhancement, the advice we got from our prize recipients will change the way you decorate! Claire Paquin of Clean Design told us that her clients … Continue reading How to Create a Winning Room – Tips from Design Contest Winners

Transform Your Rooms With Color: Tips from the 2015 Holiday House NYC

Antonino Buzzetta pink parlor for Holiday House NYC 2015

This week, we visited the annual Holiday House NYC, and we quickly noticed a trend: Many of the interior designers assigned to each space were using extreme hues, from ink black to ethereal white, to totally transform their rooms. It’s a handy trick, and you can use it at home! Here’s how. Holiday House NYC … Continue reading Transform Your Rooms With Color: Tips from the 2015 Holiday House NYC

Must-Read Holiday Entertaining Tips from Dinner Party Pros

Miles Redd throwing a dinner party in his mirrored bathroom - photo by Quentin Bacon

Attention, entertainers: the holidays are coming, and they’re coming quickly. To help you prepare for the festivities with efficiency and affordability in mind, we rounded up some tips and advice from interior designers Miles Redd, Timothy Corrigan, Jen Going, Stephen Czeck and Glenn Gissler. Take them to heart, and when Thanksgiving arrives in just a … Continue reading Must-Read Holiday Entertaining Tips from Dinner Party Pros