We’ve danced the Tangerine Tango, had a gem-dandy time with Emerald and now are rediscovering flower power with Radiant Orchid, Pantone’s pick as 2014 Color of the year. (more…)
When it comes Surfaces 2014 (the flooring industry’s largest annual showcase of new product), we know this–what recently happened in Vegas has absolutely no chance of staying just in Vegas. The buzz is too big about the new products we unveiled, all distinguished by their innovative design and styling, durability and performance, and quality manufacturing. (more…)
Library rooms have always been popular design elements in European homes and it’s easy to see why. They’re an orderly, yet dramatic way to display a collection of books and infuse interiors with an intellectual sensibility, as seen the library room shown in Althorp House (the family estate of the late Diana, Princess of Wales).
Library rooms also conjure up irresistible images of intrigue. (more…)
Remember your family’s rec room? For most of us, these hang-outs were more garage sale grunge (like “That 70′s Show”) than designer chic. Still, we spent many happy hours there with friends watching TV, playing ping-pong and goofing off like nobody’s business. With such fond memories, is it any wonder rec rooms are back in vogue? Only this time around, designers are kicking things up a notch with rumpus rooms that roar with style. (more…)
Period dramas like Downton Abbey captivate millions of viewers around the world who eagerly cue up for their weekly time travel back to an era of sumptous style. Writer Julian Fellowes has said that despite the allure of his characters “the real star of the show is…the house.” (more…)
We all love the idea of a fresh start. Perhaps that’s why over half of Americans (us, included!) make New Year’s resolutions, according to the University of Scranton’s Journal of Clinical Psychology. While eating better and exercising more will likely always be popular resolutions, so should making homes a more beautiful, comfortable place to live for ourselves and our families. Adding hardwood flooring will not only do that, it’s a proven way to increase home value and resale. (more…)