How to Start Helping the Homeless

How to Start Helping the Homeless

Many people find themselves feeling empathy for the homeless in their community and elsewhere, but they might not know what to do to help. Luckily, there are a lot of things that regular, everyday people can do to help and empower the homeless. These are a few things...
It is Time to Embrace Wabi Sabi in Design

It is Time to Embrace Wabi Sabi in Design

Wabi Sabi is a traditional Japanese worldview that is rooted in the idea of the acceptance of transience and visual imperfection. The aesthetic thrives on the idea that imperfection in design is beautiful. The concept is derived from Buddhist philosophy of the three...
Designing for the Extrovert

Designing for the Extrovert

Personality and design go hand in hand, especially in your home. This happens quite organically when someone is filling and designing their home but there are ways to promote a social design for the extroverted. The following are ways to arrange and decorate rooms to...
The Trend of Open Floor Plans

The Trend of Open Floor Plans

Open floor plans are a hot commodity for modern home buyers and are an interesting and somewhat recent trend in home design. Initially designed to cut down home costs while making the most out of the square footage, open concept homes have grown in popularity in all...
How to Repaint a Room

How to Repaint a Room

Painting a room for some may be a long and drawn out process. With the right amount of preparation and planning, painting a room can a be a fun and exciting experience. Painting walls of a space can completely add new energy and design into a room and make it feel...
How to Design the Lighting of a Room

How to Design the Lighting of a Room

Many think redesigning a room only takes new furniture and decor. Yet, lighting is an essential design component to any room. Anytime you are considering redecorating or redesigning a space, it is crucial to also understand how it will influence the lighting. The...
How to Redesign Your Space for the Holidays

How to Redesign Your Space for the Holidays

The holidays are a great time to redecorate and bring some new colors into your home. No matter what holiday you celebrate, being festive during the month of December is always fun for your space. Many enjoy hanging up their holiday decorations of wreaths, trees, and...
Interior Design Trends of the 1970s

Interior Design Trends of the 1970s

The interior design of the 1970s is quite identifiable. From their bold, monochromatic color blocking to the iconic shag carpeting, the 70s decor is something that many either hate or love. There are many commonalities of various 70s home designs. Here are some of the...
Art Deco 101

Art Deco 101

Art Deco is a style that is supported by architecture and general visual design that was made popular in France before WWI. The style influenced everything from clothing and accessories to the interior design of homes. It took over Paris during the 1920s. Art Deco...