Home Trends | Coastal Living

home trends, coastal living

Design inspiration, dream home or ‘the great escape’ aptly describe this coastal beauty nestled comfortably on an historical Florida coast originally known for its boat and home building craftsmanship. Crane Island, Florida (near Fernandina Beach) enjoyed the privilege of hosting the construction of the Southern Living Idea House  in partnership with Riverside Custom Homes and […]

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Wallpaper Trends 2020

wallpaper trends 2020, wallcovering trends

Bold design with a love for color and pattern are just a few elements driving a continued trend to bring the outdoors in with walls treated with wallpaper. Specifically, botanicals lead the way with 3D textures, grasscloth, cork, straw and wicker wallpaper ranging from traditional florals and trompe l’oeil to tropical botanicals and contemporary geometric’s, […]

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Inspired Design | Understated Elegance

decorating trends 2020

Subdued formality drove the design process for this Southern California home for clients who loved being near the water but without the “display of shells and pieces of driftwood” according to designer Barclay Butera. This home was designed for year-round living with a casual elegance that befits its French styled decor in honor of the […]

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Spring Design Trends

spring design trends

The challenge of taking a modest yet charming cottage built in the 1940s saddled with a “choppy layout and minimal daylight” was beautifully accomplished by taking the home in a lively direction by infusing spring color hues, removing walls and extending the kitchen, according to architect D. Stanley Dixon and interior designer Betty Burgess. A […]

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Bold Interiors | Color

color trends 2020, interior design

Color and nesting share equal value when it comes to describing home according to Laurie Pressman, vice president of Pantone Color Institute. Bright colors are associated with positivity, they make us happy, she goes on to say. This explains why colorful, bold interiors stop us in our tracks, refreshes our souls while silencing our speech. […]

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Inspired Design | Color & Pattern

inspired design, color trends 2019

Influenced by a lifetime of world travels resulting in a vast collection of vintage collectibles after raising a family in a home-built in 1925 the homeowners were ready to lighten up the look and feel of their dated home. With a love for color and pattern Chicago based designer, Summer Thornton, shades of blue would […]

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