Designer’s Perspective: Moving Tips

Over the past five years, I have moved several times. I have learned that, despite all the checklists and timelines, moving is stressful and a huge amount of work! I have also learned how to look at moving with a designer’s eye. Here are my top three design considerations to help make your new house feel like home.

Create a Special Holiday Season

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the holiday season will be different for many of us this year. However, that doesn’t mean that the holidays can’t feel special. In fact, connecting with family and friends—either by virtual meetups, chatting on the phone, or sending a heartfelt note—may be the bright spot that we all need right now. Here are some ideas on how to make the holidays at home feel special this year.

Tips to Outdoor Entertaining in the Cool Weather

One of the great things about living in the DC metro area is that our mild weather allows for outdoor entertaining most of the year. This is especially valuable this year, as the coronavirus pandemic has forced many of us outdoors to entertain friends and family.

Wallpaper: The New Paint

Paint isn’t the only way to add a personal touch to your living spaces. Today, decorating with wallpaper is a versatile way to play with color, pattern, and texture. With traditional wallpaper, there are endless options. Here are some ways you can incorporate wallpaper into your home design.

The Long-Term Impact of Covid-19 on Home Design

Today, many designers and homeowners are looking for a way to promotes well-being, health, and emotional comfort. Biophilic design is based on a set of principles that aim to improve our connection with nature as a way to reduce stress. Here is a look at how to loosely apply these principles both inside and outside of the home.

How to Fix Common Interior Design “Mistakes”

There are so many elements that go into designing the perfect room. From furniture selection to positioning of wall art, there are many small decisions that go into creating a cohesive space. Even the slightest “mistake” can throw off the entire room. In this article, we discuss several common issues and easy ways to fix them.

Tips to Make Your Bathroom Look & Feel Larger

With many of us spending a lot more time at home, we are noticing our surroundings and looking for ways to improve the appearance and functionality of our homes. Small updates in the bathroom — such as tile, hardware, or paint — are among the more popular projects.


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