Decorating Trends 2016

Over half of homeowners will invest in updating their homes this year according to Houzz and the updates will be driven by a desire to decorate (63%), renovate (58%) or repair (47%). So before jumping into your next project our top decorating trends for 2016 will add a point of reflection for making great long-term […]

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Kitchen Lighting Trends

  Kitchen lighting trends have come a long way from strictly utilitarian fixtures to modern day accessories chosen to reflect quality, style and design. Like saving the best for last, pendant lighting is the one design element that gives permission to invite drama, glam, and interest. Chandeliers and track lighting run a close second. Many […]

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Inspired Design: Southern Kitchens

At the heart of southern interior design is the kitchen. It portrays the heart of the home and on behalf of the women and mothers who serve their families, it portrays a labor of love. With each holiday as meals are planned and families gather my thoughts go back to my family holidays that I […]

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Decorator Show House Winners

Bold and glamorous color, wallcoverings, lush textiles and mixed patterns run a common thread through the annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House offerings. A true winner at showcasing the creative talents of top designers to benefit the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. Study each space, examine the layers of design and the magnificent attention […]

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Inspired Kitchens with Amazing Pendant Lighting

Inspired kitchen design continues to amaze by drawing us in to take a closer look at how these kitchens are accessorized with lighting. Today we’ll take a look at how pendant lighting can add that finishing touch to a gorgeous space that makes family gatherings a real pleasure. According to the NKBA 2015 Kitchen & […]

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Bold Interiors

Bold Furnishings There is a place for elegant and bold interiors. Decorated spaces filled with a ton of personality that leave you with a lingering fragrance of pleasure and that subtle yet unforgettable ‘wow’ affect. Bold Color Accents Boldness can enter the room through almost any design element; color, lighting, textiles, furniture, flooring or art. […]

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Kitchen Lighting Trends: Pendant Lighting

Home renovation, according to a recent Houzz Barometer report, continues to grow in 2015 as “baby boomers and growing families continue to invest in their homes.” The kitchen tops the list of most desired space to renovate and usually commands the highest percentage of renovation dollars in the home. The hub of the home, the […]

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