Design Home 2016: Lighting

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 in Design Home, Lighting
Design Home 2016: Lighting

When we work with sponsors at Design Home, often times it’s with a sponsor whom we already do business with like Closet City, Ferguson’s Showroom, Colonial Marble & Granite, Sherwin-Williams or Merritt Gallery. But during this year’s Design Home we met a new company, one of the fastest growing companies in the United States. Lamps.com supplied…Read More

High Point Market

Posted by on Jan 25, 2016 in Furniture, Interior Design, Lighting, Room Design
High Point Market

People who know us know that twice a year we head to High Point, North Carolina for the High Point Market. Each, spring and fall, we go there to see what is going on in the furniture industry. 75,000 designers, furniture dealers, manufacturers and buyers all meet up for the High Point Market. There are 12…Read More

LED Lighting 101 – A basic introduction

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in Interior Design, Lighting, Tips & Tricks
LED Lighting 101 – A basic introduction

You may have seen all the LED bulb options lately, and like most people you are probably confused as to which bulbs to buy. Here is a basic intro into LED bulbs and what to look for when selecting LED bulbs for a residential interior. First let’s use the right terminology. We, as interior designers…Read More

Kitchen Design Basics

Kitchen Design Basics

Where does one begin to plan a new kitchen? Clearly a space plan is needed and we recommend starting with appliances. Where are they? How far apart are they? How many are there? Which ones? And what sizes? These are all key questions that will need to be answered. Designers used to think in terms…Read More

Lighting 101

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Lighting, Tips & Tricks
Lighting 101

The easiest way to understand lighting is to think of it as these three basic types: General or Ambient, Accent and Task Lighting. GENERAL (AMBIENT) LIGHTING This is usually your primary source of light in the room. It can allow for entrance and egress, function within the room and also tasks (yet isn’t specific to…Read More