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04 Apr 2019
Everyone has a different relationship with cleanliness and organization. Some of us are Monica from Friends and others prescribe to an organized chaos lifestyle. Either way, we can all agree that spring is the perfect time to clean out and organize our homes, our cars, and our wardrobes.   The state of your home has an enormous effect on your wellbeing and your mood. And it may not be something you experience until you take the time to organize your home and feel the difference when you walk in your door.   We hope to provide you with all of the information you need to make your home a space you love to be in.   Decorating your interiors is all fun and games until you ...
03 Apr 2019
We spoke to Cindy Rubenfeld, our manager in Middleton about florals and how she likes to incorporate them into the home in a modern way. She describes, "Florals continue to come back every spring. Keeping the look modern is all about the type of floral pattern and how you pair it with your decor."   When you think of florals as an overarching category, you may also associate it with an outdated style. But the truth is, 'florals' is a blanket term that encompasses many different styles of prints; from the ultra-feminine and dainty to more abstract bold patterns.   Regardless of your style, you can find a way to incorporate florals into your home in a way that's unique to you.     A modern ...
29 Mar 2019
When the weather starts getting warmer, our mood starts getting a little lighter. The days are longer, the sun is out, and there's a refreshing feeling in the air.   We think this refreshing feeling should translate to your home as well. Because like our manager in Boston, Linda Maguire, describes, "Our houses tell a story. And what's going in our home decor has a significant effect on our mood and wellbeing."   We're here to give you inspiration and simple ideas on how to take your home from winter to spring.     Simple changes   Although spring is a great time to do a huge makeover, sometimes all it takes is a few simple changes to change the look and feel of your home.   Firstly, you'll ...
28 Mar 2019
Light in the home is important, and even if you don't have multiple south-facing windows and the sun streaming in at all angles, there are so many ways to bring more light into the home.   Especially with city-living, an apartment or home that's filled with sunlight can be hard to find. But a lack of light does not mean a lack of life. With a few simple tricks, you can transform any dark space into the bright, vibrant home of your dreams.     The mirror trick   Unless you're planning on doing some major renovations, a lot of the time bringing light into the home is about tricking the eye.   The mirror trick is not a new one. But it works! Incorporating a mirror in your ...
22 Mar 2019
City living can often mean that your space is limited. And even if you don't live in the city, smaller, narrower rooms can prove challenging. But there's no reason you can't have the design you desire with a smaller scale.   And scale is really what it's all about. When you're designing a smaller room it's all about optimizing the space you do have in the best way possible.   James Keeter, a Design Consultant in our Boston showroom, often works with customers who are looking to make the most out of their smaller homes or apartments. His pick for optimizing small spaces The new Micro Depth in Personalize from American Leather.     What is it   Previously, we wrote a review (read it here!) about the Personalize ...
20 Mar 2019

We might be a few months into the New Year, but a new season (it's officially Spring!) is the perfect time to incorporate new trends into your home. And our designers are always on the pulse on what's up and coming in interior design.

 

Trends have a way of moving in a circular motion. What once was popular will inevitably come around again. And what's popular now may at some point be considered outdated.

 

13 Mar 2019
  The Sixth Annual Boston Design Week 2019 is taking place from March 27th to April 7th, spanning 12 days of events and activities surrounding design in the Greater Boston area. There will be events on the topic of graphic design, fashion, interior design, technical design, historic preservation, and architecture.   We spoke to Meaghan Flaherty from Fusco and Four, about the inspiration behind Boston Design Week and what she's excited for this year.   About Boston Design Week   Boston Design Week was held for the first time in March 2014, although the idea for it had been in the works for years prior to that. Meaghan describes, "Boston really needed a celebration of all aspects of design. We wanted to create an event that was ...