Design Tips

Monday, June 29, 2020

Investment Design – Adding Value to Your Home

A home is often the most important investment we make, but which renovations really add value to your house when it’s time to sell?

Monday, June 1, 2020

Inviting Outdoor Spaces

After a chilly, rainy spring and being cooped up indoors, most of us are eager to enjoy outdoor spaces. But designing these areas takes as much planning and aesthetic sensibility as creating an interior room. This space designed by Amanda Sinistaj is a prime example.

Monday, April 6, 2020

Down-to-Earth Advice for Going Green

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, we celebrate ecologically mindful design, from sustainably sourced woods to solar panels and bioswales.

Monday, March 2, 2020

When to Splurge and When to Save

Mixing high-end items with more moderately priced pieces to stay on a client’s budget is a balancing act that professional interior designers are adept at handling with skill and taste.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Rooms With a ‘You’

Personality is the ingredient that adds life to a space. Professional designers work extensively with clients to help them uncover their personal style and create a home that reflects their unique design sensibility.

Thursday, January 2, 2020

The Big Edit

As another calendar year turns the page, it’s time to start off on a fresh foot. That includes design, where a streamlined simplicity is the goal, such as this space designed by Laura Zender. Careful editing will reduce clutter, and rearranging items can create an invigorated look.

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