New Trends in Interior Decorating and Design

Perhaps the most fun of all home-improvement projects, interior decorating and design is a wonderful way to personalize your home, truly make it your own and showcase your unique style. While the golden rule is to follow your own tastes, following trends can give you insight into ideas and technology that you may never have […]

Proof That Cork Can Be a Beautiful and Practical Design Practice

Cork has taken a few stops on its winding journey to showstopping interior design element: From the wine industry as bottle-stoppers (its most common and most lucrative use), then to badminton shuttlecocks and bulletin boards, next to a purely functional use in architecture as sub-flooring and insulation, and finally the walls, ceilings and floors in […]

Creating The Home Office You’ve Always Wanted AND Needed

Ask yourself a few questions. Do you often procrastinate while getting projects done, even finding yourself doing the housework you dread just to stay away from the place your computer sits? Are you doing paperwork while sitting on your couch, constantly fighting the temptation to turn on the TV, then losing the battle to a […]

Brighten Up Your Home With LAMPS PLUS® and GE Reveal®

Light is an important element to any room. It might seem inconsequential but installing appropriate lighting will make you much more comfortable in the long run. There are many options for lighting but if you want the best possible and most appropriate lighting, we have a few tips that will help you design a beautiful […]

DIY Upholstery Is Easier Than You Think

Put down the needle and thread; back away from your sewing machine. DIY upholstery, a simple technique that will have you re-covering chairs, benches, headboards, and even box springs with your own two hands, requires only one tool, and it’s a staple gun. The method is not unlike wrapping a present, and the results are more professional-looking […]


A chair is a chair is a chair, right? Unless it’s an Eames lounge chair, or perhaps a Beetle chair that you’re referring to. Okay, so maybe a chair isn’t just a chair. When you love interior design and feel like you could talk about it all day, terminology matters. But when you pick up a thesaurus and flip to “contemporary,” […]