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  • Blog Post: Modern Pastel Decor Ideas

    Image from Coco Lapine Design It all started with images of modern pastel decor - a kitchen to be exact - on Coco Lapine Design. Something about the muted nature of the colors and the way they soften the hard lines of contemporary design just drew us in. Image from 70 Ideas In truth, I have...
  • Blog Post: Perfect Dining Room Pendant Lights

    Image from Light Locations Lighting truly is the jewelry for your home. Without proper lighting, you can't see the design you poured your heart and soul into, so for example it is important you choose the perfect dining room pendant lighting. But every room is equally important. I always suggest...
  • Blog Post: Coastal Cool: Create Your Modern Beach Home

    If you have ever longed for the coastal aesthetic in your home because of its casual sensibility and natural energy, but you were afraid that your modern heart may get hurt, you should know that you can have both and create a modern beach home. No matter what decor style you may want or even a combination...
  • Blog Post: What's With All These Hanging Light Bulbs?

    Image from Fast Co. Design You've undoubtedly been seeing hanging light bulbs everywhere lately. You've seen them as art (as in the Madison Park installation pictured above). They were at the Oscars... Image from LATF USA At your local artisan coffee roaster... Image from...
  • Blog Post: This/That: Traditional Home Style vs. Modern Home Style

    I think I'm having a design identity crisis. For as long as I can remember, I've been drawn to gorgeous, clean-lined modernism. If you're here, I'm sure most of you love modern home style. I prefer monochromatic palettes, beautiful wood finishes, and a few well chosen accents. I've...
  • Blog Post: Decorate Your Bedroom in the Style of Love

    Let's talk about your bedroom style. Whether it's the month of February (Valentine's Day) or any other month of the year, you want your bedroom to be a space filled with love and feature a design that supports that love. Right? Ok, here's some tips... 1. Center Your bed. Beds that...
  • Blog Post: Welcome Guests With A Stylish Entryway

    Image from Hammer & Heels This holiday season, welcome your guests with a stylish modern entryway. Besides the smell of great food and the affection of big hugs, welcome your guests with style. You can dress up your entryway so that it appropriately represents your modern style. It doesn't...
  • Blog Post: Wake Up Your Home Decor With Patterns + Pairs

    Similar to a well-balanced outfit, great home decor often features stylish pairs and fun patterns. I gained lots of inspiration from these images on Domaine Home. This entryway above is minimal, yet packs a punch with pattern and sophisticated pairs like the modern lighting and white upholstered chairs...
  • Blog Post: Desk Lamp Trend: Get the Look

    Please join us in welcoming Caitlin Flemming from Sacramento Street as one of our new contributors. We're so excited to have her! Take it away Caitlin... At the moment, I’m obsessed with desk lighting – it’s probably because I’m one of those designers that would rather...
  • Blog Post: Cool Style With Concrete Flooring

    Image from Remodelista As a lover of hardwood floors, I have to admit I'm starting to fall for concrete flooring. It's the ultimate clean and modern. And if you're like me and you love all-white spaces, concrete floors are a fun way to maintain that aesthetic without actually having white...
  • Blog Post: Modern Table Lamps That Make a Statement

    There are certain details of a room that can either be overlooked or can make a big statement. One of those details is a modern table lamp. I’m a huge advocate of stylish modern lighting. The right lighting can change the look of a room in the best way. One great thing about a great table lamp...
  • Blog Post: Prepare Your Powder Room for the Holidays

    Image from Mix & Chic Easy ways to add style to your powder room for the holidays. The dining room and sitting areas are of course important during the holidays, since that's where you'll be spending all your time with family and friends. But there's one other room that is really...
  • Blog Post: Modern Ceiling Fans Keep You Cooler

    Not only do modern ceiling fans keep you cool, but they make your space look cool too! There's no need to buy one of those cheesy old ceiling fans anymore! There are so many amazing design options available for your modern home. Take a look at a few of our favorites! A modern white ceiling fan...
  • Blog Post: Get the Look: Modern Dining Room Pendants

    Pendant lighting is all of the rage these days – whether you install them in your kitchen, bathroom or dining room. I have to admit, I’m one of those people. I’m constantly proposing a modern pendant light to my clients. What’s not to love about them? The beautiful hand-blown...
  • Blog Post: Stylish Design in a Kids Space

    Decorating for a kids doesn't mean you have to throw style out the door. I find that adding a few stylish anchor pieces, that work for any age, is the best way to achieve stylish design in a kids space. And for me, the best place to start is with lighting. Light fixtures always set the tenor for...
  • Blog Post: Poteet Architects: Collector's Loft

    Poteet Archtects , an award winning firm based in San Antonio, turned the top of this industrial building into a modern oasis. Jim Poteet opened the office with the hope that the firm could further the sustainable revitalization of downtown San Antonio. As you can see, they are best known for the sensitive...
  • Blog Post: Stylish Geometry in Modern Home Design

    Image from Lady Form and geometry is a defining element in modern home design. Geometric shapes, polyhedrons, perfect circles and smooth ovals create those simple, minimal lines that modern design is famous for. Little ornamentation allows for the eye to rest and lends a sleek, clean look to a...
  • Blog Post: Get the Look: Scandinavian Modern Home Design

    Image from Design Sponge This simple and gorgeous Scandinavian-style modern living room is giving me some serious house envy. I love all of the clean lines and the organic feel of it. The muted colors are perfect for such a lush background outside. But probably my favorite part of this space are...
  • Blog Post: Temporary Decor Ideas For Apartment Living

    Image from SF Girl by Bay There's lots of temporary decor ideas for apartment living. I know that some of you peruse the internet for design blogs looking for inspiration and then give up because you realize you live in an apartment. Although there are limitations to apartment living, there...
  • Blog Post: Colorful Vintage Modern Bedroom Design

    Modern design doesn't have to be boring or brand new. We just could not stop staring at this loft-style bedroom with its colorful decor and fancy chandelier choice. In case you were wondering, modern design does not have to be monotone and full of clean lines. You can incorporate vintage pieces...
  • Blog Post: Interior Design Duo: Chairs and Pendants

    Image from hoo Hong Kong Residence juxtaposes modern chairs and pendants. Dinner chair, meet the pendant. An often overlooked one-two punch in good residential design, dining room chairs and hanging pendant lights can combine beautifully to create a contemporary, cosmopolitan vibe. Of course...
  • Blog Post: Modern Hallway Design is Lighting The Way

    An entry hallway sets the tone for your home. It’s the first thing your guests see as they walk into your house. A Modern hallway may seem like ordinary pass-through that doesn't require a second thought, but with a little attention, these spaces can take on a personality of their own. No...
  • Blog Post: Dwell Home Tour: Sander Architect's Green Houses

    One of the many beautiful projects in this year's Dwell on Design Home Tours line up was Sander Architect's Green House pair. This set of townhouses on one single lot face each other over a drivable courtyard. They are very similar in appearance, yet not identical. Both buildings are wrapped...
  • Blog Post: Colorful Loft Style Home in Tribeca

    We recently found this fun Tribeca loft featured in the amazing Est magazine . The homeowners are from Australia, but the angular purple and yellow motifs make it look as though this could be Prince's Manhattan play space. So as to not compete with the expressive colors everywhere, lighting...
  • Blog Post: Dark Accent Walls Done Right

    Image from Desire to Inspire This half-dark wall accent adds tons of personality to the home. The dark accent wall never gets old. This design trend is here to stay, so here's a few ideas on how to do it right. Keep in mind, if a large dark wall is too much for you, just do half, like this...

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