Incorporating Nature in Your Design

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There are many natural elements that are routinely used in construction and design. Unfortunately, we often cover up the inherent beauty of these items in favor of making our spaces more uniformed, more sanitized, and less unique. Here, we feature a few interior design features that celebrate the splendor of nature in their composition, lending your space a [...]

Exposed Kitchen Vent Ducts Can Be Raw and Refined

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Like many trends in interior design that are making a real comeback, exposed vent ducts help create a raw, modernist aesthetic. More reserved styles have often tucked these pieces away, hiding them in decorative cupboards and the like. Fortunately, these gems of industrial design have been rescued from that fate. Like exposed rafter beams, an attractive vent[...]

Great Custom Bathtub Ideas

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The master bathroom is one room that most people agonize over when it comes to interior decorating. And why shouldn’t they? The master bathroom is often your only sanctuary in a busy household, a little oasis where you can relax and collect your thoughts. And the centerpiece of a truly spectacular master bathroom is, of course, a beautiful custom bathtub. He[...]

Eco-Friendly Home Décor

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You’ve probably heard all the excuses about going green: that it’s too expensive; that eco-friendly décor is ugly; or that the whole green movement is just a fad. But the truth is that eco-friendly home décor, as with most other things, isn’t going anywhere. As we build the world of the future, green practices are going to be at the forefront. Shouldn’t your[...]

Decorate Like a… NASCAR Driver?

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For most designers, there are a plethora of places to look for inspiration. A good designer will look in a variety of unique and interesting places for ideas, but there are some places that most still overlook. One such place might be the home of a NASCAR driver; or at least it would be if it wasn’t for this fantastic spread in Elle Décor. So, without furthe[...]

Bold Interior Design Patterns: Chevron

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Interested in making a bold statement with your next interior design project? Then you may want to try incorporating the chevron pattern. This pattern dates back to at least 1800 B.C.E. and has been used as a military insignia for nearly as long. The ancient Spartans even featured a single chevron on their shields, which in ancient Greek is the letter lambda[...]

A Sculptural Bench for Every Home

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Sculptural benches are popular installations in many public spaces, including museums and gardens. But these stylish pieces of outdoor furniture look even better in a well-manicured backyard. These benches come in a variety of materials and styles, so you are sure to find something that fits the décor of your home, no matter how unique it is. Here are a few [...]

Quartz: Durable, Yet Soft to the Touch

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Caesarstone – the leading manufacturer of quartz countertops in the U.S. and in many other countries around the world – recently worked with designer Sebastian Herkner on a bench and table set for Wallpaper* Magazine’s Handmade exhibition. Taking full advantage of the material’s many beneficial aspects, Herkner was able to create a truly unique design. He pr[...]

Tile or Wallpaper – Why Not Both?

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One of the most exciting parts of the interior design business is finding new ways to use old materials. The talented men and women over at Dear Human have taken this idea to heart, developing a brand new way to add depth and fun to any wall: 3D Wallpaper. These original design pieces have all the durability of tile, while remaining as easy to decorate and c[...]

What to Consider when Choosing a Bathroom Vanity

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When it comes to home design, not many people realize how much potential there is for creatively turning your bathroom into a great room. We get it; the bathroom is small, possibly cramped, and you have to work around a lot of permanent fixtures. Rather than seeing these attributes as a hindrance, we like to think of them as an interior design challenge. So,[...]