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Interior Design Synonymous With A Brand

January 22, 2016 | By | No Comments


dallas interior designThe word “branding” is often used when talking about logo design, advertising, and marketing. It is created to establish an identify for a company and its assets. For example, Pepsi has a very distinct brand. They use the same blue, white, and red on all material and their logo along with brand name are all present. This look and feel doesn’t change whether you are holding a can of Pepsi, scrolling through their website, or viewing their ad on TV. The mediums change but the brand does not.

Many companies with brick and mortar space may not initially think of “branding” when they think of interior design. However, it plays a pivotal role in your overall brand. The interior design matters for your brand for a number of reasons. Read More

What IKEA Has Done TO The Interior Design Industry

December 18, 2015 | By | No Comments


IKEA has been a staple in the interior design industry for some time now. It’s had a very high adoption rate among consumers because of the low price, great aesthetics, and justified quality relative to price. IKEA has done number of things for the interior design industry, but it also has done a number of things to the interior design industry. Read More

Smooth or Sharp: How Lines Work In Interior Design

December 5, 2015 | By | No Comments


Residential DesignWhen it comes to interior design, there is more to it than meets the eye. Those unfamiliar with professional interior design will see a beautifully decorated interior. Those familiar with interior design will see all of the elements used to create that beautifully decorated interior including lighting, space, accents, shapes, colors, and lines. All of these elements and more play a pivotal role in the actual outcome of a room. Read More

Why You Should Hire an Interior Designer Rather Than Doing it Yourself

November 23, 2015 | By | No Comments

hire an interior designerMany people forego hiring an interior designer because they believe it will be too costly. Sure, there are top designers out there who do charge a high hourly rate and earn a commission on the furniture. However, we guarantee there are interior designers in your area that you can afford. The investment will be well worth it rather than doing it yourself. Read More

What IKEA Has Done for the Interior Design Industry

November 5, 2015 | By | No Comments

dallas hospitality designDepending on the designer you ask, IKEA may have done any number of things for the interior design industry. You’ll hear both ends of the spectrum from loving IKEA to hating IKEA and everything in between. Regardless of an interior designer’s personal feelings, the truth is that IKEA has changed the interior design industry in more ways than one. Read More

Sofas And Interior Design: Leather vs. Cloth

September 28, 2015 | By | No Comments


dallas interior designInterior design is about assembling a room to fit a specific theme and elicit a certain emotion. Whether that is warmth, elegance, modernistic, or something else is up to the homeowner and interior designer. The type of furniture used also plays a role in complimenting that overlook look and feeling. When it comes to sofas, there are two main types being leather and cloth or fabric sofas. Depending on personal preference, you might be using one over the other. Read More

3 Ways We Make Interior Design Beautiful Yet Functional

July 14, 2015 | By | No Comments


Firestone Country Club - Akron, Ohio Winner - American Society of Interior Designers Design Ovation AwardInterior design is not simply finding the newest pattern trends of chicest color palettes. It is about creating a beautiful interior that is aesthetically pleasing, but also is usable to its inhabitants. This is where beauty meets functionality. If a beautifully designed interior has no functionality, consider that design a bust. If the design doesn’t meet the daily needs of the people using it the amount of design detail was for nothing.

For us, designing is about the marriage between these two factors. It is not simple, but the end result is undeniable. Read More

City Hotel Interior Design Spotlight: Louisville, KY

April 24, 2015 | By | No Comments

A new month, a new city! This month we’ll focus our City Hotel Spotlight on Louisville, Kentucky. So if you are heading to the home of the Louisville Slugger, where should you stay? We have three excellent options recommended below. So without further ado, let’s take a look at the first hotel. Read More

5 Interior Design Blogs You Need To Follow (Besides Ours)

January 22, 2015 | By | No Comments

dallas hospitality designThe world of interior design is so vast that you can easily get lost in a tangle of shabby chic, modern design, and DIY trends for hours. Simply searching “interior design” on Google will net you more search results than you can handle in a lifetime.

So with laser focus, we’ve narrowed some of our favorites down to five. This is obviously in supplement to your usual reading of our blog. So without further ado, let us introduce some other interior design blogs worth following. Read More

Happy 2015! Here Are Some Interior Design Trends We Think Will Be Huge This Year

January 15, 2015 | By | No Comments

aka design incThe new year is upon us and that means a new year for interior design! While we can only guess at what the new year of interior design will bring, we can be certain that it will be fabulous. Read More