Home Design Ideas

How to Design a Home That Boosts Well-Being

Posted on Nov 28, 2019 in Home Design Ideas

Architects and designers are increasingly looking to science for proof that buildings have an impact on our mental health. In neuroarchitecture, evidence from neuroscientific studies is being used to help create spaces that will improve the well-being of...

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Five Must-Have Fall Décor Items

Posted on Sep 25, 2019 in Home Design Ideas

A change in décor is the easiest way to keep your home relevant as we transition through each season, and it doesn’t have to be time consuming or expensive; if you already have a good foundation that consists of furniture and accessories (like a sofa, dining set, pillow inserts, picture frames, serving trays and neutral vases) it's easy to pull tog...

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4 Great Ideas From Popular Living Rooms and Family Rooms

Posted on Jul 31, 2019 in Home Design Ideas

Many homeowners these days combine the functions of living rooms and family rooms. This leads to a thoughtful balance between formal and casual style, one where elements such as comfortable seating, good reading light and access to books, games and TVs all work together in harmony.
1. Spaces for Conversation, Reading and Quiet Contemplation
2. Smart...

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Where to Carve Out More Pantry Storage

Posted on Jul 23, 2019 in Home Design Ideas

Planning a dream kitchen and facing reality can be two different things. In a perfect world we could have endless pantry storage at our fingertips, but sometimes fitting a pantry into the kitchen (or elsewhere in the home) takes some compromising — or at least a little creativity. Here’s a wide range of ideas for where you might best fit a pantry i...

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How to Plan a Living Room Layout

Posted on Jul 11, 2019 in Home Design Ideas

Pathways too small? TV too big? With this pro arrangement advice, you can create a living room to enjoy happily ever after.

  • Planning.
  • Arranging and rearranging.
  • Keeping things to scale.
  • Buying furniture.
  • Dealing with the TV. 
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10 Things to Do for a Smooth Renovation

Posted on May 16, 2019 in Home Design Ideas

A designer (and serial renovator) shares tips learned from years of working with clients and remodeling her own home.

1. Assemble a good team.
2. Settle budget and scope before you begin.
3. Include budget and timeline contingencies.
4. Consider temporary housing.
5. Make and finalize selections early.
6. Check in on the job site, but don’t be a nuisance...

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