Texture in Interior Design

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When you thinking about designing your dream home, it is important to understand how you want your house to look and feel. Obviously, choosing the right colors is very important, however, the texture is of equal significance. Texture injects warmth or coolness into the room and is vital to create the mood.  Textures also reflect light differently.  A velvet fabric
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Dogs and Interiors

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Anyone who ever owned a dog can tell you:  they are much more than just pets, they are part of the family.    So, if you are designing your home it makes sense to take into account their needs.   There are many creative ideas on how to incorporate dog items into your home interiors.    Food station    The feeding station can be integrated
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Written by Tina Martin   If you run a business out of your home, you need a proper home office for everything from keeping your supplies organized to housing your workspace. However, if you think that your home just isn’t large enough for an office, what are your options? Whether you’re interested in buying your own home or you’re thinking
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Many people look for the answer in interior design magazines, on Pinterest or on Google.  However, the answer is right next to you – in your wardrobe.  Most likely what you are comfortable wearing – colours, patterns, style, you will feel comfortable living in.   For example, if you like plain and simple outfits, you probably won’t surround yourself with
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When it comes to deciding on your bathroom look, the functionality should be just as important as look and design. If you’re in the process of redesigning your bathroom, think about the following: Have you thought about lighting?  You need great lighting to apply your make-up, for shaving, etc.  Sconces mounted on the sides of your mirror illuminate the best,
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Some important tips on how to design your workspace. First you have to determine whether or not your office space needs any renovation such as new flooring, wall coloring or new window treatments. You need to measure the room and draw a floor plan. This is very easy; remember to include windows, doors, electrical outlets and lights. Once you have
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Kitchen Trends 2020

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Using Dark tones for kitchen designs continues to be extremely popular in 2020.  The muted matte surfaces of dark stone and dark woods are incredibly beautiful when combined with clean modern lines.  These lines create a simple and sleek design, whilst still looking very trendy. Dark kitchen designs are best suited for large well-lit rooms and are a beautiful solution
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Top 8 Renovation Lessons

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Lesson 1. Start by gathering your inspirations, collect images of anything that appeals to you.  However, you need to be realistic about the space you actually have to work with.  A huge kitchen island with beautiful pendants may be on your dream list, but if the shape of your room isn’t conductive to it, then you need to think about
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Using a single colour on every surface of the room, from the walls and doors to the radiator and windows is a great way to make a room feel bigger.  It creates a feeling of openness and simplicity. The one-colour kitchen is an emerging trend that’s picking up steam quickly. When woodwork is the same colour as the walls, the
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Home Staging

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The concept of “home staging” has been around for many years, though it has never been as popular as it is today.   Staged homes help prospective buyers fall in love and make a buying decision.  Home Staging is the process of getting a house ready to be sold. People often confuse decorating and staging.  Staging is about strategic editing and
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