New Choices In Home Design Show Substance Over Flash
Only a few years ago, it was just homeowners with a special interest in conservation who asked their architects about ways to reduce their carbon footprint. Now, designers are finding their clients expect green construction, sustainable materials and energy-saving features to be automatic when they order home renovations.
Longevity And Continuity Are Important Elements In Hgtv Designer's Plans
Like many interior designers, HGTV show host Meg Caswell has had her share of makeovers that began with rooms "stuck in the 1970s."
Amenities Like Towel Warmers Or Drapery Take A Bathroom To New Heights
Homeowners are increasingly treating their bathrooms as places where furnishings and amenities are added to create a spa-like setting or an extended area for dressing. But it's the addition of a sophisticated window treatment that addresses two goals at once - the need for privacy and a retreat that's both comfortable and stylish.
Style And Function Are Equal Partners In Home Design
San Francisco interior designers Carolyn Einstein Dewar and Diane Einstein know very well how family members can disagree on ways to decorate their home.
Small Decor Changes Can Lead To A Big Impact In Room Design
Even the smallest decorative change in a room can have an impact. Designers often have tricks of the trade that they rely on again and again to create a focal point or solve a decorating dilemma. Often, these small changes don't take much time or effort to freshen the design scheme of a room.