Design Inspiration

Surya vacation rentals
This Surya room vignette showcases elements, such as seating and colors, that can be easily photographed for online vacation rental sites.

Online Vacation Rentals Offer Home Design Opportunities

Where are the opportunities in home design headed? One opportunity that shouldn’t be overlooked is vacation rental properties. As consumers continue to trade in traditional hotels for more “authentic…
Instagram influencers
Studio McGee - @studiomcgee

10 Design Influencers to Follow on Instagram

For designers, Instagram can be a treasure trove of inspiration. Ever wonder who the pros are following? We spoke to three interior designers to see where they’re getting their Insta inspiration. We…

Last Look with Katherine Wozniak

In this home that has a “place for everyone,” every room bids a heartfelt welcome. Designed by Katherine Wozniak, owner of Katherine Elizabeth Designs, all possible uses for this dramatic yet cozy…
Simeone Deary firehouse
The bar area of the Detroit Foundation Hotel features a monumental chandelier cum art installation illuminating the interior and beckoning from the exterior.

Where There’s Smoke: Simeone Deary Transforms Adaptive Reuse Projects

When it comes to adaptive reuse, Chicago-based Simeone Deary Design Group, co-owned by Lisa Simeone and Gina Deary, is on fire.  Take the Detroit Foundation Hotel for example. Located in downtown…
one-of-a-kind home furnishings
Blue Ocean Traders, whose found pieces are pictured above, sources products from all over the world. “It is at the heart and soul of our brand,” says owner Jason Mulvene of the brand’s found objects. “We draw direction and inspiration from the design and handicraft that has come before us.”

One-of-a-Kind Furnishings, Antiques Bring 'Wow' Moments to Showrooms

We’re living in the Age of Experience. Consumers are looking for the next Instagrammable moment and are looking to show the world the things they’ve done and the things they have that make them…
Stacy Garcia design trend chromatic
Photo Shown Clockwise from Top Left: Nhow Marseille Hotel by Teresa Sapey + Partners, Stacy Garcia Commercial for Artline Studio – Wavelength, Ambrose Chua via unsplash, Felix Dubois-Robert via unsplash, Robert Katzki via unsplash, George Kedenburg via unsplash

Trend Story: Chromatic Palettes Play Up Playfulness

Envision a world devoid of complexities and full of colorful abstractions and artistic expressions. An embodiment of Miami’s Art Basel and influenced by the ‘you do you’ perspective, Chromatic…

Last Look With Wendy Glaister

Wendy Glaister of Wendy Glaister Interiors was taught to use an artist’s eye for home design at an early age. She brings a discerning eye to each project, fusing practicality and playfulness,…
Historic Home Interior Design Fernando Rodriguez
Fernando Rodriguez and his team were mesmerized by the history of their most recent design project in Old San Juan.

Old San Juan Home: 500 Years of History — Inspiration and Getting Started

Editor's Note: Stewart-Rodriguez is renovating a 500-year-old home in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. On the historic registry, projects such as these can be equally inspirational and challenging. This…

Style Board: Whole-Home Luxury Resources

Luxury furnishings offer customization, quality and unique silhouettes.  The Revelin motion sofa is part of Bradington-Young’s customizable upholstery program, Luxe for Living, which offers more…

Last Look With Stephanie James and Patti Allen

Stephanie James and Patti Allen are award-winning designers and co-owners of Allen and James Interior Design in High Point, NC. The designer duo has specialized in building personal relationships…