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  • Blog Post: Interior Design Style With Bling: Brass Decor

    In my interior styling courses, I always suggest that a styled space is not complete without two key things: botanicals and bling. A little greenery and a little bit of sparkle are the finishing touches that make a space truly lively. Today, I'm sharing my favorite type of bling: brass. Brass...
  • Blog Post: Modern Playhouse Beds for Kids

    Lately, I have been noticing a trend in playhouse beds for kids. Have you seen them? It’s like the ultimate fort that you never take down. And, if you know kids, than you know that they love forts and hate taking them down. I love this concept, because first and foremost it’s just plain...
  • Blog Post: Adding Color to Your Modern Dining Space

    Adding color to an already existing space can feel intimidating and overwhelming. It’s a stressful task figuring out which colors go well together and or what colors we actually prefer to look at everyday. Here are a few modern dining spaces with pops of color throughout to inspire us all. The...
  • Blog Post: Modern Hotel Design: Hotel Miura

    Let's just admit it: not all hotels are created equal. Located in rural Czech Republic, the Hotel Miura (designed by Czech firm Labor 13 ) blends contemporary cosmopolitan sophistication with country surroundings, for a modern hotel design that's stunning in an equally stunning locale. A palette...
  • Blog Post: Color Crush: Mint

    Along with what I think is the majority of women these days, I have fallen head over heels in love with the color mint. I incorporate it into outfits and my home. My phone case is even mint! It’s such a soothing, cool color that is also fun. It is also surprisingly easy to pair with other colors...
  • Blog Post: Modern Interior Design: Bring Home the Beach

    Designing a home is about recreating a feeling. Today I want to bring home the beach by recreating the calm, beachy feeling--like the kind of feeling that you get when your toes are in the warm sand, you are lying under the shade of gently swaying leaves, your fingers are brushing through the cool, clear...
  • Blog Post: This or That: Modern vs. Regency Style

    When you have some leisure time, there's nothing like curling up in your own home with a good book or magazine and letting the afternoon pass by. But the important question isn't what tome you'd want to relax with -- it's what kind of space you'd want to relax IN! For today's...
  • Blog Post: Designing With Kid-Friendly Coffee Tables

    Have you ever noticed that a lot of homes with children don’t have coffee tables? Or, if they do, they have rather obnoxious childproofing gear wrapped around them? I didn’t pay much attention to this phenomenon until I had kids. I ignored dealing with the whole children coffee table issue...
  • Blog Post: Color Crush: Silver

    Silver is one of those colors that adds so much to a room, even a little bling, but can easily be over done if you use to much. All you need to amp up your room with some silver tones is a few small accessories for your space. This room has a great amount of silver in it. Just enough that you notice...
  • Blog Post: From Outfit to Interior: Cool + Pulled Together

    When in the doldrums of summer Ms. Cool & Pulled Together doesn't want to worry about mussy fabrics and fussy accessories. Nonononono. She wants cool, calm, and collected pieces that don't require a lot of muss and fuss but that give the illusion of being pristine. When metal and glass...
  • Blog Post: Add Big Summer Style to Your Home with Small Changes

    Summer is here! We are firm believers that your home is just as important as your closet when it comes to appropriate styling for the seasons. It's easy to add Summer style to your home, indoors and out, with just a few small changes. Add a fun pop of color to your outdoor furniture. Outdoor seating...
  • Blog Post: Get the Look: A Modern Cozy Family Room

    The family room is one of the most important rooms in a home. We might all call it a different name like, living room, front room, or the den. Growing up, it was likely that you had a living room (front room) that was fancy and off limits and then a family room . . . the room you actually lived in. At...
  • Blog Post: Decorating with Patterns in Your Modern Bedroom

    One of my favorite spaces to decorate is the modern bedroom. It seems that the sky's the limit when decorating this space. It’s also a very important space to decorate because it’s where most of your time is spent. And though you may be sleeping for most of that time, you need to be sleeping...
  • Blog Post: Home Decor for Summer Fun

    Summer has officially began and whether you will be able to go on one of those tropical summer vacations or not, you can always let your home decor reflect that summertime fun. The beaches and their tropical waters are a true inspiration to many. Sea-foam green meets the pink-sand beach to create an...
  • Blog Post: Layering Patterns With Modern Lighting to Create a Lively Home

    There is something to be said about the combination of stylish wallpaper and modern lighting. This pairing is often the very thing to take a space from ordinary to extraordinary. It’s easy to see how mixing really great lighting and a pretty pattern is appealing and welcoming to all members of...
  • Blog Post: Decorating a Modern Entryway

    The first thing that your visitors will see when arriving to your home is the entryway. It should give an immediate wow factor for your home. And it also should reflect your personality. Entryways are a hard space to design. Mostly because you want it to feel natural and not too cookie cutter. I’ve...
  • Blog Post: Get the Look: Living Room Ceiling Lighting

    Clients always ask whether or not they should invest in ceiling lighting for their living room – I personally think it’s a must. It’s just as important as dining room lighting. A statement chandelier or pendant that centers the room will make the room and you can plan furniture around...
  • Blog Post: High/Low: Bedside Lighting

    My husband and I recently moved to New York City, and we're waiting for our apartment to be ready for move in later in July. The suspense is killing me -- not only because I'm ready to be settled, but the best part is yet to come: the decorating! In the master bedroom, we're lucky enough...
  • Blog Post: Hotel Design: Andaz Amsterdam's Fairy Tale Design

    The Andaz Amsterdam was designed by hotel design extraordinaire Marcel Wanders. The Dutch designer infused an old library situated on the "Prince Canals" of Amsterdam with whimsy and cultural character of the surrounding upscale community. Bold graphics and sculptural furniture are...
  • Blog Post: Home Office Design for the 40/3 Work Week

    All that commuting, all that polluting. Let’s face it, the greenest work space in the world is the one right down the hall: your home office. So we at Euro Style Lighting decided to envision what we like to call a 40/3 work week. That is, the standard five day/forty hour work week, but with...
  • Blog Post: Decorating with Yellow in Your Modern Kitchen

    A trend that I’ve been seeing on Pinterest lately is splashes of yellow used in modern kitchens. I’m loving this look for a few reasons. The first being that it creates a fresh space that is unpredictable. I also love how bright it makes a kitchen look. I’m all about sunshine filled...
  • Blog Post: Modern Décor for Dads

    Let's face it, Dads can be hard to shop for. Here's what you need to do... Figure out what kind of Dad he is. What does he like to do? What type of personality does he have? Still not sure? Here are some ideas... MAD MEN Does your Dad have retro style? Well, every Dad needs a cool lounge...
  • Blog Post: Get the Look: Bedside Table Lamps

    It's easy to brighten up your bedroom with a fresh new bedside table lamp. Whether you want modern bedside table lamps or traditional table lamps, the following suggestions will help you find a light to fit your style and add the right amount of light to your space. Remember, the lamp should be...
  • Blog Post: Modern Entryway Design: Avoiding the Unused Look

    There’s such a thing as a beautiful modern entryway, as in the picture above, and then there’s the alternative: the creepy foyer. You know the one. Looks like it’s never been touched. A chair here, faux flowers there . Dusty on top and dirty behind the ears. It’s the home’s...
  • Blog Post: Modern Style on a Houseboat

    No one said modern design had to be limited to homes on land. You can find modern style on a houseboat too! It seems like the perfect place to be during the warmer months is on the water. So, why not live there?! Whether vacationing or long-term living, houseboats are pretty cool. That being said...

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