January 2021

12/30/2020
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pendant lighting
Today’s pendants come in a variety of styles that can add drama to a room, such as the Rowland large crystal and gold fixtures from Alora.
We update our phones every year, but we’ll hang onto architectural lighting fixtures in our homes for decades,” says Randall Whitehead, the Lighting Doctor, lighting designer and author of Beautiful…
Sink into a deep slumber surrounded by these bed frames that use simply finished woods and natural materials to make a style statement that beckons you to spend time in the bedroom. The Armen…
generational design trends
Vicky Serany’s Generation X clients are seeking upgraded, modern kitchens.
Design clients can be categorized in any number of ways, but grouping them by generation can tell designers a lot about their lifestyle priorities, spending habits and design tastes. Millennials,…
Home Office Furnishings
We Set Up the Home Office with These Innovative Furnishings
Trying to configure room spaces for work from home takes imagination. These products can help consumers set up workspaces just about anywhere, whether in an office or dining room. To learn more about…
Mike Peterson, Understanding Branding
Mike Peterson shares strategies for uncovering your true brand identity.
What's Your Brand Identity? Are you a brand? Do you think of yourself that way? We live in a world of brands. They surround us. They influence us. We don’t drive cars; we drive BMWs. We don’t stop…
the drawing room
The Drawing Room in Atlanta's Buckhead Village. Photos courtesy of Jamestown Properties
More than a decade ago, two designers met serendipitously while working in different cities for Design Within Reach. Seth van den Bergh was based in Atlanta, while Daniel Zimmerman worked in West…
Universal Furniture Miranda Kerr Home Office
The Allure vanity desk from Universal Furniture's Miranda Kerr collection is small enough to fit several functions.
The pandemic shift to work from home is likely here to stay. These furniture companies are ready with what the consumer needs for home offices. The coronavirus pandemic of 2020 has catapulted an…
Top of Bed
Top of Bed
Shades of ochre and gold make these bedding pieces a cozy place to find rest.  The Anchal decorative pillow and throw bundle was created by Anchal for Brooklinen. The pieces blend traditional…
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay
This last year has been for assessing… and pivoting… and assessing again… and pivoting again. Coronavirus and all that came with it pretty much dominated our lives and our business decisions. While…
Last month, we discussed the shortcomings that people are finding in their homes as they continue to spend more time there. Many people want more space, nicer kitchens, outdoor space, and dedicated…
Augmented reality
Digitizing your product inventory is the first step in launching augmented reality on your website.
The coronavirus pandemic has made consumers more judicious about leaving their homes, which means e-commerce is more important now than ever before. Consumers are shopping with purpose, often doing…
Globe Table Lamps
Globe Table Lamps
These lamps feature spherical elements for a unique style that works in any room design. The globes and bases add curves atop modern, traditional and transitional styles.   The Icon table lamp…