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Color My Kitchen!

The all-white kitchen has been in vogue as few object to its simplicity, grace and versatility. But it may be time to give the kitchen a bit more color. Kitchen design pioneers are coloring up the cooking arena in various … Continue reading

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Interior Design You Want to Touch

Everything you touch has texture, also known as the surface quality of a material. It might feel smooth, rough, soft, hard, grainy, ridged or bumpy. Textures come in two kinds, visual and tactile. Visual texture adds information without the physical … Continue reading

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Need a Home Office? Make Space in an Unexpected Place.

More employees are working remotely these days, which means they need a functional home office that blends into their existing interior design. Sometimes a spare bedroom can be used. More likely, it requires reimagining the current floor plan. Start with … Continue reading

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Your Bathroom is Your Personal Oasis

In our information overload world, one often-overlooked place to get away from it all is your bathroom. It’s the place where you start your day or spend much-needed alone time. A dark, dreary or otherwise uninspired bathroom space can put … Continue reading

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Forever Contemporary with Mid-Century Modern

For the past two decades, interior design trends have included a comeback in mid-century modern (MCM) style and this trend has endured the test of time like no other. Some attribute MCM’s staying power to its simple, organic, functional and … Continue reading

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Beautiful, Functional and Smaller

More modest sized homes have been making a comeback. And no, we’re not talking about “tiny houses!” We’ll just let that trend go wherever it will. Some of the “downsizing” trends can be attributed to the popularity of Marie Kondo’s … Continue reading

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Light Up Your Style!

You only have to think about your reaction to daylight time changes in the fall and spring to realize how important light is to our mood and feelings. Aesthetics enhance our daily experience of life and sometimes, all you need … Continue reading

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Dare to Color Outside the Lines?

What better way is there to emerge from a cold and gray New England winter than to welcome spring with vibrant, blooming colors? Dove grays and whispers of lavender are cool, elegant and sophisticated, but why not break free with … Continue reading

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A bad design costs more than a great one!

You’ve decided to remodel or add on to your home. Where do you start? Unless you hire a professional design-build team, you may be asking for trouble. Instead of adding value, you could be turning the home into a “white … Continue reading

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Design Trends for 2019 – Do they fit your style?

Gun-metal gray, smoke, and greige… your time has come—and gone. It’s back to nature with warm and forest greens, live greenery, earth tones, and florals. So go the latest color palette ideas that are trending this year. Shades of gray … Continue reading

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