Sophisticated Simplicity

At the market last week, we saw everything from sophisticated simplicity to complicated when it comes to design and retail.  Pillows are all the hype and can easily be swapped out for an instant change to a room.  The colors and patterns to select from are enormous. ...

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Spread Some Style on Your Walls

Did you know that you can add some wow to your home with wallpaper?  It’s an easy, beautiful, and stylish way to transform your space.  We have multiple selections of wallpaper here in our design center, and we have installers who can prep your walls and hang the...

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Living with Color

Sometimes living with color can be as easy as adding a punch of your favorite color to a group of light furniture.  Or it can be adding color and living with color as an accent wall or artwork.  In the past year, we have seen sofas coming back in velvets and brighter...

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Fresh Start

Market is in a few weeks and I always think about the words “Fresh Start” when I go to market for basically fresh ideas.  Fresh ideas for Spring, because we in North Carolina normally start to see signs of Spring before now.  But, daffodils are blooming, and trees are...

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Durable Fabrics and Decor

We are being bombarded with performance fabrics and it is being asked for by all of our clients.  Performance fabrics could mean Sunbrella fabrics, Crypton fabrics, and those just called Performance fabrics.  All our upholstery manufacturers are offering a variety of...

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Beautiful, Responsible and La-Di-Da Rugs

There are so many elements when it comes to design.  There are flooring, lamps, lighting, remodeling, CAD drawings and space planning, furniture selections and fabrics, and window treatments.  Window treatments are the icing on the cake to implementation.  There are...

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Southern Style with a Contemporary Panache

We have been working on a Winston-Salem home that the client wanted to be understated modern.  We are having a lot of fun interjecting a pizzazz of colors into all the rooms of the home.  Light Benjamin Moore Dove Wing walls and whitish laminate wood floors along with...

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Fabrics and Paint Color Design

With our twofold design firm and retail store, we order mega fabric samples for projects and strategic planning.  When the samples come in, we are like kids in a candy shop.  Most of our fabric companies color code their books, so it is easier to research when you are...

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Beautiful and Fearless Colors

The hottest colors so far this year are coral and teal, and again blue.  Teal can be blue or green.  Gold finishes for lighting accented with these colors are beautiful and fresh.  The new light fixtures and hardware for cabinets are beginning to coordinate their...

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