Four Decades Of Design – Asheville Interior Designer Reveals The Elements That Have Shaped Design Over the Past 40 Years

At North Carolina Design, we often try to peek forward in time to see what exciting new design elements are on the horizon. But, there is also great value in reflecting on the past, to see how it has shaped the present. Asheville interior design firm Ambiance Interiors recently celebrated its 40 year anniversary, which [...]

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 [...]

Charlotte Home Reflects Classic Design Concepts Enlivened With A Fresh Bold Feel

In the right hands, the balance between old and new design elements can create something thoroughly captivating, exceptionally beautiful, and wholly unique. Such is the case with today’s featured home, a Charlotte residence made wonderfully new by Greensboro interior designer Linda Knight Carr, owner of Knight Carr and Company. Linda is known for her high [...]

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, [...]

Raleigh Custom Builder’s Exacting Detail Elevates The Level Of Craftsmanship In This Cary, NC Classical European Styled Home

Sometimes, the details that make a home special fall into place throughout the building process. Other times, details are the inspiration around which a home is built. Scott Daves, owner of Scott Daves Construction in Raleigh, is known for his thorough attention to detail and his exacting, yet highly creative craftsmanship, making him the perfect [...]

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, [...]

2016 Fall High Point Furniture Market – It’s About Mixing Things Up, Making An Emotional Connection & Telling A Great Story

We are all waiting with great anticipation to see what the 2016 Fall High Point Furniture Market has in store for us. Giving us a sneak peak today at what we might possibly see this season is bona fide furniture expert Kim Shaver who has spent 30 years in the furniture industry. As the marketing [...]

Home Design Expert Advice: Build a Home That Serves Your Present Lifestyle

Ok, so you’re thinking about building or remodeling – and you’d never dream of including a 1960′s vintage styled kitchen – but does your vision allow you to get the most use and enjoyment out of your home? Often times, the answer is no, which means that it may be time to let go of [...]

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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