Dining in Style for the Holidays

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If you're planning to host a dinner for family or friends this Thanksgiving, now is the time to take a hard look at your dining room and address any design issues. A well-designed dining room combines elegance with comfort, creating a welcoming space where you can focus on good food and conversation. Take a look at some of the elements of a stunning dining … [Read more...]

Design Icon: Barcelona Chair

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In any discussion of truly iconic chairs, the Barcelona chair must be included. This chair was designed by Mies van der Rohe for the International Exposition of 1929, held in Barcelona, Spain. We love the Barcelona chair's modernist aesthetic, but did you know that its inspiration actually lies in antiquity? The ancient Roman Curule seat, a stool with … [Read more...]

Designing with the future in mind

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This is a nursery I completed awhile back with the thought of redesigning in two years. I knew we wanted to revamp this room when the baby was 2, so I picked out the wallpaper with the future in mind. I have great plans of an upholstered headboard, fun and funky side tables, and, fortunately, the super-contemporary chair will stay as well as the window … [Read more...]