Monthly Archives: May 2016

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Trend Alert: Ceiling Medallions

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Lately we are seeing modern fixtures being paired with elegant and traditional ceiling medallions.  Some of the medallions are plaster and others are made of foam and can be purchased from your local hardware store…no matter the material…WE LOVE THE LOOK! Here are our designer picks:

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Industry Ed with Richard: Kitchen and Bath Guideline Series

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In this post we will discuss the NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom Planning Guidelines, by first stating the guidelines and then pointing out their importance and giving insight on solutions and practices based on my industry experience. Find out more about NKBA here. Hoods NKBA Standards At least 30″ of clearance is required between the cooking surface […]

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"Is this color OK?": tips for picking the right paint colors

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Source Choosing a paint color can be the hardest design decision you have to make. So here are a few tips to help you make the right decision! 1.  Neutrals are your best friend. The easiest, and often times the most successful, colors are white, beige, and grey. Source Source Source 2. “But, I want […]

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History Lesson: Zahra Peacock Chair

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Source This month’s history lesson is about a brand new chair designed by the industries leading designer in bungalow style designing.  It’s a new twist on an old design and we love it! Designed by Justina Blakeney of The Jungalow, this chair is a mix of old and new and an interesting combination of geometric […]

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Trend Alert: Integrated Cabinet Hardware

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Source Lately we are noticing a trend towards integrated cabinet pulls/knobs into the cabinets.  This look is clean, functional and typically featured with modern cabinets. Here are a few detail shots of ways to integrate your hardware: Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Here are our designer’s favorites: Source Source Source

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