Tips & Trends - Design

Backyard Basics: Outdoor Rooms

Feeling a little confined within the four walls of your house, apartment or condo? Expand your horizons by creating livable space in your back yard, patio, porch or balcony. As the weather turns warmer and daylight hours lengthen, this is the perfect time to set up your outdoor living or dining room....   Read more »

What We Love About: Storage Benches

What’s not to love about a bench with storage, these versatile multi-taskers make an easy addition to nearly any room of your home adding style and function in one....   Read more »

What we Love about Poufs

These comfy, cozy and somewhat structure-less cushions make a great addition to spaces as varied as living rooms, bedrooms, kid’s hang outs, and outdoor lounges.  Poufs are best described as a softer, more relaxed version of an ottoman.  Poufs typically are typically formed from cushioning of varying firmness, wrapped in fabric or l...   Read more »

Color of the Year 2019: Living Coral

Fresh and expressive without any sense of overbearing … the 2019 color of the year as determined by the Pantone Color Institute is Living Coral. This color will enliven any space while still imbuing a relaxed feel....   Read more »

Three Easy Ways to Add Instant Outdoor Ambiance

Set the stage for festive parties, romantic evenings, or relaxing weekends in your back yard by creating unparalleled ambiance with one or more of these simple outdoor additions: Lighting, Fountains, and Fire....   Read more »

Backyard Basics: Outdoor Rugs

Having a seamless flow from indoor to outdoor living spaces is what furnishing your back yard is all about. Outdoor rugs create open-air rooms that allow you to fully capitalize on your alfresco areas and expand the way you live. More than simply catching dirt to prevent it from being tracked indoors, outdoor rugs delineate spaces while adding colo...   Read more »

Outdoor Living

The advent of new fabrics and treatments that resist mold and mildew as well as eliminating fading from UV rays has allowed outside living to become a true extension of the rest of your home....   Read more »