Over the years, Europe has set the standard for design inspiration worldwide. Their modern and cutting-edge approach has consumers seeking ways to achieve the same simplified and practical aesthetic. The recent EuroCucina design trade show in Milan, Italy, showcased treatments you might want to consider in a kitchen remodel.
Leslie Cohen of Leslie Cohen Design offers a trio of design no-nos, with suggestions for safe, functional and attractive alternatives.
Whether you’re purchasing or remodeling a home, floors are perhaps the biggest piece of your home-investment puzzle. They’re also the base from which other design choices are made. If you have areas of high moisture or have pets or children, an option to be considered is engineered flooring.
A lot of people don’t understand the complexity of the builder’s job. The builder must coordinate the numerous players and products needed to transform a set of two-dimensional drawings into a finished home. He has to make sure that everything happens just when it’s supposed to and that the end result is what the clients and their design team envisioned.
People often ask me what I’m inspired by when I design my collections, and I always answer the same way: Mother Nature. There is beauty in imperfections — crinkled leaves, misshapen corals — and especially the way Father Time ages objects. Here are some ideas for gathering design inspiration from the beauty all around us.
A simple task such as mounting your television can provide a more open look and more space. To achieve the best aesthetics, follow these tips from interior designer Genevieve Gorder and SANUS.