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, [...]

Kitchen Design Today Offers The Latest Innovations And Is Also Personalized To The Homeowners’ Tastes & Lifestyle

The kitchen is an all-important, ever-evolving space, and designers are continually challenged to find creative, innovative solutions that cater to the needs and desires of today’s homeowners. Charlotte kitchen designer, Kendra White, owner of the award winning design firm Pheasant Hill Designs, has crafted many a five-star kitchen. She is known for creating elegant and [...]

Today’s Kitchen Has Been Transformed – Demonstrating How Form & Function Beautifully Accommodate Each Other

The American kitchen has undergone a dramatic transformation, from a single-function space to a busy hub and a treasured gathering spot. A change in function has called for a change in design. Now, more than ever, balancing form and function has become essential. Caren Bistany, owner of Bistany Design, has been creating luxurious, tasteful, and [...]

Mother Nature Would Be Proud – The Transformation Of Natural Stone Into Works Of Art That Are Also Eco-Friendly

When it comes to home design, we know how much details matter. That’s why we appreciate not only designers and builders, but the craftsmen, vendors and experts who pour their passion into the smaller things that make a home exceptional. We would be hard-pressed to find anyone more passionate than Laura Grandlienard, owner and founder [...]

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 [...]

With Proper Planning And A Good Designer, A Kitchen Remodel Isn’t The Big Green Eyed Monster You Feared It Would Be

Homeowners will often live too long with a kitchen that no longer suit their needs, simply because they are afraid of the unknown. Kitchen remodels can seem very overwhelming, but they aren’t necessarily the big green monster people imagine them to be. Gina Arledge, owner and principal designer at the premier Greensboro design firm, The [...]

The Surging Popularity Of Transitional Kitchen Design – The Middle Ground Between Traditional And Modern Styles

More and more homeowners are opting for a transitional style in their kitchens. This fresh, clean approach to design holds a lot of appeal as a middle ground between traditional and modern styles. To delve further into this newer, yet significant shift in design preferences, we reached out to Raleigh kitchen designer, Desi McAlister, at [...]

Take A Peek At What’s Trending In 2017 Kitchen Design

The kitchen has never been more important than it is today, as this coveted space shifts continuously away from a single function room to the heart and hub of the home. As lifestyles shift, so do homeowners’ wants and needs. Thankfully, we have experts like Tim Nichols, who owns Cabinet Studio in Winston Salem, and [...]

The Beauty, Comfort and Functionality of Today’s Contemporary Kitchen

When we think of contemporary kitchens, do you envision crisp, white, light-filled spaces that are simple and streamlined? The fact is, creating a contemporary kitchen is a complex art – one which Mary Liebhold of The Kitchen Specialist has truly mastered. A veteran of her craft, Mary is a Durham kitchen designer who has been [...]

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 [...]

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