Design Inspiration

Last Look With Sandra Asdourian

Sandra Asdourian started out as a New York City fashion model. Now an award-winning interior designer in Naples, FL, and Babylon Village, NY, Asdourian is known for clean, open, textured designs…
Progress Lighting
This Cherish Hall common area gets a dramatic custom lighting look by using multiples of the same Progress Lighting overhead fixture throughout.

Designing for Hospitality Common Spaces

For Carrie Fusella, Owner and Lead Designer at Design Alternatives, in Toms River, NJ, designing common spaces — hotel lobbies, restaurants and clubhouses — while lucrative and exciting, also present…
KingsHaven
Lauren Wylonis has established KingsHaven through interior design, retail and her product lines.

Lauren Wylonis Shares the Inspiration Behind KingsHaven

There’s a new lighting collection coming to High Point Market next month — KingsHaven — and while the line may be new to the North Carolina home furnishings market, its founder/designer is not new to…

Last Look With Judy Gooch

Recent empty nesters, these busy Oak Ridge, TN professionals wanted to upgrade their 25-year-old master bath with a large shower, aging-in-place amenities and a relaxing environment. Designer Judy…
sustainable interior design
Designer Sheree Vincent wove her client’s love of nature into this home in Avon, MN, making sure to consider indoor air quality, energy efficiency, durability and ease of maintenance while making selections. The project won her an Interior Design Society Designer of the Year award for Sustainable Design last year. (Photo: Ben Clasen)

A Focus on Sustainable Interior Design

When Sheree Vincent began her interior design career in the early ‘90s, sustainability wasn’t much of a hot topic. Growing up in Minnesota surrounded by nature, she had always had a personal…
Clodagh
Clodagh believes her wellness-designed spaces should appeal to every sense and provide refuge from the world outside, even in an urban setting like this Upper East Side apartment in New York City.

Clodagh Leads Life-Enhancing Design Movement

Clodagh, the internationally acclaimed head of New York-based Clodagh Designs, began exploring how design supports well-being and can transform peoples’ lives long before the field was considered a…
Ronald McDonald House
Charles Pavarini III and J.Randall have designed with wellness in mind at Ronald McDonald House and Kips Bay.

Interior Designers Embrace Wellness-Focused Design Opportunities

Few in the home furnishings field would dispute that good design simply makes us feel better. Now there’s a term for it — Design Harmony — and all indications are that it represents a healthy…
Rawan Alsahsah Biogeometry
Rawan Alsahsah

Promoting Wellness in Design Through Biogeometry

Based in Saudi Arabia, Rawan Alsahsah has a lot on her plate. She’s the designer at the helm of RIS Group in Saudi Arabia, owns a furniture store, and last April launched Rawan Isaac, a contemporary…
IDS Designer of the Year Awards
Interior Design Society 10th Annual Designer of the Year Awards are underway

IDS Designer of the Year: A Decade of Interior Design Excellence

Many designers are looking for that something that helps them stand out from others. Saying you are an award-winning designer can do just that. It separates you when speaking with potential clients…
Nanimarquina rug
Natural materials help achieve the textured look many clients are asking for. Nanimarquina’s Wellbeing rugs are handspun, made of natural and local materials with no bleach or dye.

Textured Rugs Add Visual Interest to a Space

Good design involves creating a multi-sensory experience. Sure, we want our rooms to look great, but we can also fill them with items that offer interest beyond the visual. From upholstery to wall…