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How to Incorporate Artwork into your Home Interior?

Artwork is the finishing piece of the design collage, the jewelry. It is the climax. A home can be functional and beautifully furnished but it is not your home until your preferred artwork is in place. A home void of art does not feel complete, it…

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Compelling Pros and Cons of Prefab or Modular Home Construction

Prefab is an umbrella term that covers any home partly built in a factory. It includes everything from modular homes that arrive in just a few sections — complete with attached walls, flooring and even finishes — to what are called panelized homes, which are delivered…

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Get Your Renovation Started with an Interior Designer

 An interior designer can help you with this major decision. Have you ever considered renovating your home? Have you thought about redesigning the kitchen or adding an extension to finally give yourself that spa-like master bedroom suite? It can take people months or even years before actually starting the design…

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Designing Your Perfect Area Rug

The perfect area rug adds warmth and color to your interiors and acts to delineate areas of your home. It provides a focus in rooms for entertaining or in the family’s enjoyment areas like the dining room, family room or bedroom. Area rugs can guide us through the home with runners or…

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The Value of the Interior Designer at the Construction Site

Interior designers at a construction site are crucial to the success of your remodeling or new construction project. A professional interior designer assists in the many decisions that require attention during this process. Construction is a complicated endeavor and must include all the necessary groundwork to complete…

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Interior Design: Change is Everywhere!

Change is certain in our lives; its breadth and pace is mind-boggling. Many of us have lived though the digital revolution – some of us may have even lived without color television! This is never so important to consider as when embarking on a renovation or…

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Barbie was my Interior Design Inspiration; Who inspires your Graduate?

My career in architectural design was serendipitous. I loved drawing and doodling as much as I enjoyed math in school. Unfortunately, the former two interests never came up in conversation when preparing for higher education. One day, deep into a university mathematical major, I visited a…

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How to Control Noise in Your Work Space

Can you hear me now? Acoustics, the science of sound and its effects within a space, are a serious matter in the interior design of your space – be it your office, a theater or your home. Too much noise is distracting and makes us feel uncomfortable.…

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Looking at Your Interiors Differently

Don’t let your preconceived notions limit your desires! As a designer, I am often asked to design a dream space for my clients. At the same time, clients don’t ask for what they really want, assuming that their dream is either impossible or if possible, too…