Living room

Ideas for creating inviting living spaces that are stylish, comfortable and functional for every occasion.

Boost Your Interiors with Color

Bright colors enliven this living room
Color.  So much can be said of this design staple.  Color can transform a room.  Color can add personality and style.  Color can ignite creativity and inspire new ways to see your interiors.  Color can wake up spaces, infusing your surroundings with life and pizazz.  Let's explore some rooms that have embraced color and learn how you can boost...

Vertical Interior Design

Designing for vertical space
Vertical interior design is simply raising your room design by taking full advantage of the vertical space in your home.  Vertical interior design is ideal for small spaces and homes with high ceilings.  Think of bookcases, artwork, decorative wall panels and other enhancements that visually expand a room and offer alternatives for small spaces. Design elements such as vertical gardens and panels...

Getting Graphic With Your Interiors

A mixture of pattern and contrasting color makes this interior pop with life
If you are looking for ways to enliven your home, adding graphic designs can help.  Geometric patterns and abstract designs bring an energetic vibe to a space.  You can achieve a mixed pattern design by including several different patterns in varying scales and colors or by using the same pattern throughout in the same variety.  The key to getting graphic...

Open Fireplace Designs to Warm Your Home

Open fireplace design
It's that time of year again when our thoughts turn to cozy nights at home by the fire.  Fireplaces have come a long way, and with many modern homes designed with an open floor plan, the fireplace has evolved.  Two-sided and open fireplace designs are efficient and very stylish features of the modern home.  Here are some great open...

Fun and Unique Sofa Designs

Unique sofa infuses fun into interiors
When you want to break out of the norm and design a room that is fun, unique or just stylishly different, updating your sofa can be a great way to start.  There are very innovative, creative and just plain fun sofa designs waiting for you to try.  Let's explore some of these stylish and unique sofas. Go for a bit of...

Modern fireplaces for stunning indoor and outdoor spaces

modern fireplace on the floor
A fireplace is a stunning plus that will create a warmer, cozier and more peaceful atmosphere in your home. The modern fireplaces are real furnishing and real design elements that can enrich every different spaces of your home, from the living room to the bedrooms, from the bathrooms to the garden. A contemporary fireplace  will completly and deeply warm up...

5 Items You Need in Your Home for Fall

Fall mantel décor
It's time to bring a bit of fall to your home...time to add warmth and coziness to your living areas.  Here are five items you need in your home for fall that will amp up the cozy factor and enhance your home for the fall season.  Pumpkins What is fall without pumpkins, their orange abundance lining walkways, adorning tables and serving...

13 Uniquely Stylish Rooms

Unique honeycomb shelving adds dimension to this room
Every now and then you see an interior that makes you stop and take a second look.  It contains the unexpected or is designed so carefully that you find yourself truly mesmerized.  Here are 13 unique stylish rooms to inspire your creativity when designing your own home. Mixing modern pieces with traditional architecture is one way to update a space. ...

Autumn-inspired Interior Design

Warm autumn-inspired interior
Fall is quickly approaching and as the temperature drops outside, it is time to raise the temperature inside.  Creating autumn-inspired rooms calls for warm colors, natural accents and cozy embellishments.  Here are rooms that inspire you to snuggle up and welcome in a new season. Color is a simple and effective way to add warmth to a room with autumnal...

Modern Rustic Style is the Perfect Blend

Modern rustic style exudes warmth
If you like the charm and character of rustic but prefer a modern approach, modern rustic style is the perfect blend.  Modern rustic style exudes warmth and character.  It is a mixture of rustic elements, such as wood beams, floors and accents, with modern details.  It is stone accent walls and fireplace surrounds as a feature in a modern...

Fresh, Fuss-Free Living Rooms

Clean and fresh interior design
Some interiors just make you want to sigh and settle right in.  They give off a vibe of fresh, clean, fuss-free living.  These rooms are designed with a light touch, with nothing extra in the mix.  This design aesthetic can be accomplished in homes of every style, be it modern, traditional, contemporary or transitional.  Here is a selection of fresh,...

Inspiring Home Offices That Break the Mold

Stylish home office interior
The home office is becoming increasingly more integral to the household.  However, not every home has the dedicated space for an actual office.  The home office doesn't necessarily have to be a room.  Space can be set aside in the living area or even in the backyard.  Here are some examples of stylish home offices that break the mold and dedicated...

Designing Around the Television

The television integrates into this room design
Most homes today have at least one television.  Designing around the television can sometimes pose a challenge when the room is used for more than just screen entertainment.  You can either integrate the television into the room design, conceal it when not in use or simply hide it in plain sight.  Here are ways to take the challenge out of...

5 Reasons to Love Marble in Your Home

Black marble floors give this room a sleek, modern flair with classic drama
Marble has been used to enhance interiors for hundreds of years.  It is a luxury feature in many homes, including bathrooms, kitchens and central living areas.  Marble looks sleek in modern interiors and comes in a variety of patterns, textures and colors.  Here are five reasons to love marble in your home. 1. Floors Marble floors are elegant and sleek.  Marble...

10 Gorgeous Living Room Designs for the Modern Woman

Gorgeus living room- picture taken by photographer Lasse Lerdahl (https://www.flickr.com/photos/brandnewbrain/2302104436/in/photostream/)
What qualities define the modern woman? The answer lies in a quote by William Moulton Marston. “...a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman”. Marston was a psychologist and comic book writer. He was the creator of Wonder Woman. Therefore, the modern woman is strong, independent yet feminine. What...

Making the Most Out From Your Fireplace

Fireplaces are a common feature in many homes, especially older buildings. They can be a grand feature that is the main focal point in a room, and although many are no longer in use following advances in heating technology, the frames and fireplace areas can be used for a number of alternative purposes. Traditional log burners are popular because of...

Improving Your Lifestyle With Open Plan Living

Open plan living is a modern style of interior design, which is also a lifestyle choice as well as a style decision. It is essentially opening up certain areas of the home and allowing them to be in one open space, with specific function areas as opposed to rooms. Open plan living is so popular because it opens up the...

9 Ways to Create a Unique Feature Wall

The trend for feature walls exploded in the late 1990s and hasn’t shifted since. It’s a simple and dynamic way to enhance a room without costing a lot of time, planning, or resource. A simple feature wall can transform the feeling and style of a room without much work, and they can help to achieve an endless number of...