Trending: Colorful, Patternful, Scandinavian Modern-Inspired Textiles & Wallcoverings

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past ~10 years, you’ve surely noticed the influence of Scandinavian modern design on the interiors of today. Clean lines, varied textures, warm materials, connection with nature, intentional coziness, and what I like to call the ‘bathed in white’ aesthetic, are its hallmarks. If I were to…

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High Point High 5: My Trend Flash Report

I’m fresh off the plane from High Point market yesterday, the bi-annual home furnishings market in North Carolina that’s basically Disney World for designers, furniture retailers, shelter magazine editors, and a whole host of others from all over the world. I make the trek every April to visit all my go-to vendors to see what’s…

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Trending Plaid

If you’ve gone clothes shopping lately, no doubt you’ve noticed the plethora of plaids, the tons of tartans, the buffalo checks by the bucketful, hanging on the racks this fall season. This trend is rapidly propagating into the home decor realm, as well (you’ve seen the adorable new Target commercial with Emily Henderson, no?). Trendy…

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Made You Look

I love designs that work on multiple levels – that look like one thing, but act like another. It’s a way of having the best of both worlds – whatever those worlds may offer! The design world seems to be brimming with such products these days – some dating back to ancient decorative traditions, and…

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Greek Key Redux

Happy Sunday, everyone! Hope your weekend has been as gorgeous where you are as it has been in Newport, where we’re entering our final week of vacation. One of my earliest blog posts on Interiors for Families was all about the Greek key motif in contemporary design and furnishings. Just barely scratching the surface there,…

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