A Once Opulent 90′s Styled Home Is Transformed By A Modern, Rustic Design That Complements The Beauty Of Nature

A home is a deeply personal space that’s reflective of the owner’s experiences, their desires, and the things in life that are most important to them. In today’s featured project, the homeowners sought to dispense with a design that was very ill-suited to them and create instead an atmosphere that celebrated family, warmth, simple living [...]

Beautifully Finessed Layers Of Gray And A Balanced Use Of Repeating Geometrics Create A Warm & Welcoming Home

As design lovers, we spend a lot of time discussing a home’s aesthetics and its function. However, the way a home feels – and the mood it sets – are equally important. It takes an intuitive, creative professional to perfectly pin down and capture that undefinable quality that their clients are looking for in their [...]

Blue Ridge Mountain Home Beautifully Details Traditional Southern Living Design & Craftsman Mountain Styling

From awkward layouts, to dated designs, to fastidious clients, designers face challenges on every job. Sometimes, however, the challenge is stylistic. Such was the case with a Southern Living new build model home set in the Blue Ridge Mountains handled by the Asheville interior design firm, ID.ology Interior Design. Designer Annie Littell led the project, [...]

The Inviting Neutrals of This Contemporary Condo Are Nicely Complemented By Subtle Beauty & Drama

As design enthusiasts, we live for spaces that offer beauty, drama, and artistry. But these elements don’t always come in a bold, showy package. A true expert knows how to make an impact, even while keeping a space clean, sophisticated, and understated. As owner and principal of preeminent Raleigh design firm Colorful Concepts Interior Design, [...]

The Challenge – Preserve The History Of A Century Old Farmhouse While Bringing It Into Modern Times

Across the country, homeowners are choosing to revisit a simpler time by adding classic farmhouse elements to their homes. In North Carolina, our agricultural roots run deep, and actual century-old farmhouses are in every town. The challenge with these homes is to preserve their history, while bringing them into modern times. Today’s featured home is [...]

Interior Designer’s Dream Project, Dream Process and Dream Clients Combine To Produce Incredible & Beautiful Results

Most people have an idea of a  dream home – homes perfectly tailored to their needs and aesthetic desires. And most designers have an idea of a dream project – projects tailored to their strengths, connected to their passions, and challenging in all the best ways. Asheville interior designer Kathryn Long, owner of Ambiance Interiors, [...]

Creating The Bed Of Your Dreams – The Haven Where Sleep Is Deliciously Inviting

Few furniture pieces are as important as the bed. After all, it’s our beds that reward us with comfort and warmth at the end of each long day. We’d all like to have a dream bed – one that feels like a warm hug, but also looks tasteful and beautiful. To find out how to [...]

Curves Soften The Clean Lines Of This Contemporary Blue Ridge Mountain Home

Design is always a balancing act between different competing elements. When the right balance is struck, the results are nothing short of incredible. Today’s featured home is a superbly balanced work of art by the Asheville firm Allard & Roberts Interior Design, led by the creative duo Talli Roberts and Sharon Allard. Throughout the home, [...]

Drawing The Dream – Charlotte Residential Designer Achieves Incredible Results By Listening To Clients’ Wants & Needs

Residential designers aren’t just artists and creators – they are also interpreters, using their specialized knowledge to translate their clients’ wants and needs into a beautiful and functional design. The more fully a designer understands his or her clients, the more personal, detailed and unique the design will be. Charlotte residential designer Kevin Holdridge, owner [...]

The Fine Art Of Well Edited & Beautifully Accented Interiors – Charlotte Designer Details This Critical Final Step

Accenting an interior is an integral part of creating a balanced, well put together space. Options for decorative accents are literally endless. Knowing what to place where, how to group items, and – perhaps most importantly – when to say when – is essential to a design that tells a compelling, consistent story and comes [...]

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