City View: the Design Style Warms to Many Tastes of Atlanta

City View: the Design Style Warms to Many Tastes of Atlanta

Disclaimer: I’ve lived in Atlanta since 2002 and might be biased, but I really do declare that home design in the hip capital of the planet is Gone with the Wind fabulous. No, this does not mean we are living…

Context

Context

No dwelling exists with no context, which is simply the surrounding setting. The context can be suburban, urban, rural, mountainous, prairie or some other kind of environment. In a lot of ways the context for a house can drive the…

Color Feast: The Way To Utilize Gray at the Dining Room

Color Feast: The Way To Utilize Gray at the Dining Room

I’ve seen many a homeowner become intimidated by color and fall back on white or beige due to their dining rooms. That’s not to say you shouldn’t ever use those mild, neutral colors in your home; however if you are…

Corbel

Corbel

A corbel is a decorative or structural bracket placed between a vertical wall and a horizontal surface (ceiling, counter, tabletop, roof). Corbels are produced from plaster, wood or marble, and reproduction corbels are made with material. R.S. Stapleton Company –…

Loggia

Loggia

Whereas a colonnade is a series of columns spaced equally, a loggia is your area or recess created across the facade of a building in which the colonnade and roof create a covered porch or walkway. Loggias can be at…

Lampshades Shine for Quick Decor Change

Lampshades Shine for Quick Decor Change

I’d put lampshades in precisely the exact same class as cushions and bathroom towels — you know, the “things I like to switch out” class. OK, so I get a little stressed sometimes, especially when the year changes, to determine…

Layout Calendar: March 9--31

Layout Calendar: March 9–31

If flowers, fashion, interior photography or LEGOs are your thing, our roundup of upcoming events throughout the nation has something for you. Below. Agent Gallery Chicago MARKET — March 11, 2012, 10 Gamble– 4 p.m.; one Sunday a month afterwardsDose…

5 Top Design Occasions: Nov. 4--Nov. 25, 2011

5 Top Design Occasions: Nov. 4–Nov. 25, 2011

Indulge in chocolate and chiles at the Scenic Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix or partake in a feast for your senses at San Francisco’s Dining by Design. Head to the Northwest and see a display exploring the career of Seattle…

Little Ideas for Big Results

Little Ideas for Big Results

When seeking to make modifications in our homes’ decoration, we often consider making improvements to a larger scale. I am always excited about opportunities for a decorating overhaul, but what also excites me is the appearance on customers’ faces when…

Stage Your Home and Sell it Quickly

Stage Your Home and Sell it Quickly

A property slump is really a drag, especially if you’re attempting to sell your abode. So point your pad to beat out the competition and also draw in more potential buyers. Most buyers have a hard time looking past pink…