There’s just something about white that feels right, especially as Summer nears. Crisp, clean and easy on the eye, white reminds us of linens gently blowing on grandma’s clothes line and lazy days spent at vacation beach getaways.
But white is more than a trip down memory lane. It’s also one of the easiest ways to transform rooms. Try these tricks of the trade: (more…)
Texture is a decorating essential. Contrasts of matte and shiny, smooth and rough pump up the visual volume and make rooms come alive, especially when used unexpectedly, as in this living room by Barclay Butera who covered the ceiling in raffia. (more…)
This year, give Mom something she’ll cherish for years to come. Create a beautiful bathroom with spa-like touches. (more…)
The Rodney Dangerfield of the color wheel, gray has longed for respect and to transform its image from drab to fab. Finally, this handsome hue is getting its due from designers who’ve discovered that gray is the ultimate neutral. (more…)
Herringbone is a pattern tightly woven into the fashion culture of both apparel and home. This distinctive V-shaped look is a menswear classic and flooring favorite that hit the style scene in the 1500’s when parquet flooring made its debut in Europe. Proof that good design is timeless, here we are 500 years later and herringbone is back, taking the style scene by storm. (more…)
Surfaces 2013 is one for the books and, as we think back to our recent trek to Las Vegas for the flooring industry’s annual showcase, one thing’s for sure. It’s never a gamble to introduce new product that incorporate innovative design and styling, durable materials and quality manufacturing. (more…)