Don’t Make These 5 Common Design Mistakes

Good morning Design Fans!  We picked this blog from designer Meredith Marlowe... she hits the nail on the head with these common design mistakes.  Are you making them?? I am all about breaking the rules and pushing the boundaries of design, however there are some things that just do not work and are just bad design. Here is a ...

Top Design Trend 2013: Natural Wood Flooring

Wood flooring has seen a resurgence in its popularity for the last few years, but the latest spin on this old favorite  is the flooring trend toward LIGHT or NATURAL wood flooring. Light colors or natural surfaces look gorgeous in our minimalist environments.  They add warmth to a modern interior and they a compliment the look of ...

Architecture is Very Influential in This Modern and Marvelous Beach House

Architecture is the focus in this modern marvel of a beach house with vistas of the Pacific Ocean and the Malibu seashore. These groovy digs are located in Manhattan Beach, California. This ergonomically designed residence has everything the home owner desires while maintaining the reflection of Southeast Asia in its design and execution. The ground floor ...

Surprises In Interior Design

Surprises in design are what you keep you clamoring for more. Things go well together sometimes in spite of it making no sense as a disembodied idea. The blending of scale, volumes, and proportions is pivotal in creating strong and memorable environments. Photography, wall art, and accent pieces take on a life of their own and ...

Modern Architecture and Contemporary Design Fuse at The Isabella Gardener Modern Museum of Architecture

Modern architecture and contemporary design join forces at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, a 70,000 square foot, $115 million structure in Boston. The museum is an open, airy, light-filled box that stands respectfully behind the Venetian-style palazzo, erected in 1902 by Gardner as a repository for her extensive collection of fine and decorative art. Italian architect ...

Design: Composition and Proportion in IXOS House

Design team Beasley & Henley know a masterpiece that exudes modernism and echoes contemporary when they see it.  Such is the case with the IXOS House, with an artful design by AABE with incredible attention to detail – you can see it in the fabrics, the colors, even the arrangement of the furnishings. Combine this ...