Mountain Design – All About The View

I grew up in North Carolina and I can’t think of anywhere else that I would want to live. To me, we have the best of everything. That includes our coastline to the east and the mountains to the west. Many who prefer the higher altitudes and cooler climates of western North Carolina love it [...]

Transitional Design – Blending Elegance & Comfort

Some design styles are easy to define. It is, after all, relatively obvious to the casual observer what the differences are between Victorian and Art Deco. Transitional design however leaves more room for interpretation. In fact this is what makes transitional design work so well. Images Courtesy of Knight Carr & Company Transitional design is [...]

Traditional Design – It’s A Classic

“The best part of traditional design,” says Greensboro interior designer Jane Moffitt Beeker of JM Designs, “is that it never goes out of style.” Throughout the Piedmont Triad, Jane has artfully designed classic interiors, defined by their rich wood tones, elegant furnishings and architectural details. Images Courtesy of JM Designs Anthony Clinton Photography Jane suggests [...]

Green – A Neutral That’s Versatile & Always in Style

When it comes to clothing, my two favorite colors are pink and green – not together, however. I just can’t pass up a pink shirt. I have every shade and numerous styles. I even bought the same lime green sweater twice, by accident. I am the Imelda Marcos of clothing in these two colors. My [...]

Timeless & Classic Define Contemporary Interiors

Earlier this week, I was catching up my good friend, Minta Bell, principal of the Chapel Hill based firm, Minta Bell Design Group. We were talking about words that are used to describe interior design. One thing Minta pointed out was that people typically use the words “classic” and “timeless” to describe traditional interiors – [...]

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