When you are decorating a home or office, the costs can add up pretty quick. In many cases, bending to the will of a budget crunch can actually lead to more expenses over time. Now, as with anything, not all expensive furniture is created equal, but there are a few cases when you want to splurge to ensure you're getting a quality piece that will withstand time and usage for your home.
Whether you are a start-up company just moving into your first office or you have been around for decades in a historic space, you are likely familiar with the importance of commercial interior design and the role it plays for both your employees and your customers. A beautifully designed space means nothing if it isn't functional. Alternatively, a functional space that is boring and bland could leave a lot to be desired. If you are considering remodeling your commercial space or are moving into a new space and want the support of a professional, these are the five essential steps that will make your commercial interior design project a breeze.
Over the last ten years, United States workplaces have broken out of the traditional cubicle barrier and adopted an open office floor plan. Coming into popularity based on the premise that an open office encourages a shared sense duty and supports a collaborative effort toward a common goal. As more and more offices adopt this layout, pros from all industries are questioning whether or not the idea of an open office is actually increasing productivity. Many commercial interior designers are torn in their opinion on the subject as well.
When you are remodeling your home, budget plays a major role in how your vision comes to life. It is important that you get the right people on your team to help you maximize your budget and minimize your stress. Obviously, your contractor will lay a lot of the ground work when you’re doing a basement remodel, but will they be able to fulfill your vision for your space?
This year has been unique in the fact that each major leader in the color trends industry has picked completely differing colors! What does this mean, exactly? This means that things are changing, and people are moving toward finding a balance of what works for them while implementing trends.
We have all been there. Whether it was back in grad school, or just last year, you have been in a pinch and on a budget and made a purchase that you later regretted. How much later is the only variable here. For most people who have been in this situation (and I am right there with ya), the regret sets in about the time the cushions start sagging, the seams start separating, the button falls off, or the frame starts bowing.
This year we saw a few interior design trends take their departure. It's time to say goodbye to marque letters and Edison bulbs with the dawn of 2018 and welcome a fresh twist on a few of our favorite new trends from this year that are sure to last.