The Finer Details Of Award-Winning Universal Design

If you ask Kevin Holdridge about universal design, he’ll tell you that it’s about much more than wider doorways, lowered cabinets and wheelchair-accessible rooms. For the Charlotte residential designer and principal of KDH Residential Design in Charlotte, it has everything to do with providing comfort and ease for his clients’ present and future needs, and [...]

Passion For Pattern In The Home

If you look in my closet, you can tell that I love color. I am drawn to things that make a beautiful splash. While I recognize that not everyone is drawn to bright colors, I believe that patterns have the ability to put the personality in a wardrobe – or an interior. Today we hear [...]

Kitchens That Sizzle In 2013

Not long after I graduated from college, I was invited to dinner at the home of a new friend. Sitting in her kitchen, I saw a cross stitch hanging on the wall that I have never forgotten. It read, “Sit Long. Talk Much.” The kitchen is the area of the home where people invariably gather [...]

Add Some Color To Those Walls!

It’s official – when it comes to home design, color has made a comeback! While most homeowners embrace the idea of color, it can be a challenge to know exactly how to apply it successfully to a room. We were delighted to catch up up with Charlotte interior designer Donna Livingston, of DL Design, Inc., [...]

Winter Landscaping Tips

Winter is a time to relax by the fire and enjoy the seasonal view. But even though there may not be much hard work to do outdoors, it isn’t exactly time to rest on our laurels when it comes to landscaping. To find out some tips on caring for our lawns during colder months, we [...]

4 Key Factors To Selecting The Perfect Coffee Table

By Anita Oates, Otrada LLC, Raleigh, NC Selecting a coffee table is one of the finishing touches that often finds people in a huge design dilemma. When clients ask me if I like a table, I say it often depends upon the other elements surrounding it. I like many pieces, but not all will work [...]

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