Tips on Finding the Perfect Area Rug


Color, texture, and size.  That’s it.  That’s all there is to consider in selecting your area rug.  Let’s break that down. Color Color is the obvious starting point here. If you already have a lot of color and pattern going on in your space, you might want to stick with a single-color…

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Shopping for Bedding


“Nocturn” is the name of the style, “Tangerine” the color of the sumptuous 600 thread count sheet set pictured below.  From very elite, quality manufacturer, Mantouk, you can expect to see the luminous sheen of the sateen made of Egyptian cotton, woven in Italy and finished with a self-colored, 1-inch border.…

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Semiprecious Surfaces


You certainly can’t deny its beauty.  Semiprecious stones combined with other natural materials to create grand slabs for interior surfaces.  Cosentino, the originators of this new design material, “Prexury®,” claim its durability for even bath and kitchen surfaces.  It’s hard to believe that these valuable stones, compressed and cut in slabs have similar wear…

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New, Free, Super Helpful Design Apps


Just had to share with you two amazing design apps that do so much, are fairly simple to use, and best of all, are free! WATERLOGUE You don’t have to be an artist or a designer to use this tool!  Just upload a photograph, (like the top picture illustrates,) and this…

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Faux Stone Headboard and More!


What a tremendous statement this faux rock placement makes as a headboard for your bed!  This installation–most height enhancing–surely will make your room appear taller and more spacious.  The sheer size of the stones and the implied weight of the application would make anyone take notice in appreciation of avant-garde design. Add the…

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Lowes Regency New York, Hotel Lobby Design


A beautiful, pristine, sleek, and contemporary Lowe Regency, New York city, boasts a lobby that is both comfortably familiar as well as excitingly modern.  It is truly a work of contemporary art, while holding close the traditional style so familiar to many a domestic traveler.  Pause, if you will, and take in…

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