Interior Design Trends

As our homes extend into the outdoor spaces during the beautiful days of spring and summer, we often think of patios perfect for al fresco dining or a shady and safe play space for the kids. Yet, there is a new trend afoot that is all grown up and ready for its own chill time: […]

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One of the latest rages in home construction is the idea of tiny houses. Often not much bigger than 100 square feet, these micro homes pack a lot of living into not much space. While we may not all be headed in droves to build or buy a tiny house of our own, we can […]

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Lynda Reeves and Suzanne Dimma of HouseandHome.com share their take on four gorgeous décor trends for 2015: Modern Farmhouse, British Eclectic, South American Fusion, and Artful Refinement. Each style highlighted is unique, interesting and offers a timelessness within a trend. Take a peek to see what we mean…

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Pantone’s Color of the Year, Marsala, is a deep opulent wine shade that evokes a feeling of warm luxury. As summer unfolds, finding a way to capture that same feeling in a slightly softer way, leads us to shades of berry. Deep pinks and softer roses are reminiscent of Marsala and perfect for summer! Available […]

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After several years where colors felt more subdued and trends felt supremely practical, recent indications are that the course for color is changing. The future is looking bright and recent color leanings fully support that idea. Our homes reflect how we feel. As the future begins to feel more optimistic and positive, colors that evoke […]

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Fresh and fun polka dots are a classic pattern that has reemerged as a trend for 2015. Dots of all sizes, colors and arrangements pepper the landscape of home design materials. Popular uses of the delightful dot: Ceramics – Discover dots on dishes and polkas on planters. Fabrics – Large scale dots on draperies lend […]

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Home design professionals know that the ultimate event in keeping up with trends and design is the International Furniture Show in High Point, North Carolina, otherwise known as High Point Market. Vendors, designers and other home design experts from around the world arrive bringing the latest and greatest ideas in home décor. The newest ideas […]

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Layers of light have long been a key component in adding style to a space. As technology continues to advance, modern options for lighting have increased at an exponential rate. Here is a glimpse into some of the hot lighting trends for 2015: LED lighting – Energy efficient, bright crisp light useful for kitchens, bathrooms or anywhere in […]

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Ancient techniques for creating beautiful fabrics are gaining popularity in modern decor. Ethnic traditions elevated with a pop of tribal chic continue strong into 2015. At the High Point Market last fall, global prints were prevalent in many design collections. Ikat and suzani prints have been popular for a while, but now influences of Native […]

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Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year, Marsala, is rich and daring and may cause you to stop and wonder: How can I incorporate this shade into my design? While the boldness of the shade does require careful consideration, it is a stunning color and can be used effectively with a little planning. Well-traveled: Marsala imparts […]

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