Interior Design & Architecture Archive

astrology sign aquarius illustration
Aquarius is an eccentric, intellectual sign with a deep interest in social causes. What does her home look like? Find out here. *** Despite its name, Aquarius isn’t actually a water sign: it’s actually an air sign. And like its...
corner shelf kitchen
  Do you really need more space, or can you just use your space better? Here are some ideas to get you thinking! *** I’ve been looking at a lot of European homes for a long time now and...
acacia hardwood flooring living room scene
Australian Acacia is a thriving genus of species known to be tough. What are some of the things going for it that make it so reliable? Take a look. *** Australia. A country and continent known for its vast...
kimono flowers color palette
A piece of kimono fabric brings images of a summer meadow for this week’s color palette. Does this color scheme represent the rising sun for you? *** I have somewhat of a fascination with Japan. Aside from taking Japanese...
acacia hardwood flooring dining room
  African acacia is a wonderfully dense and durable hardwood species that can add not only a historical richness but also a beautiful flooring look to our homes. *** It’s like a scene right out of an Indiana Jones...
Brazilian walnut kitchen floor
In this article, we unravel the mystery of Brazilian Walnut, and get understand why this wood is a fantastic option for home improvement and decor. *** Oh, this is one confusing hardwood. Brazilian Walnut is the name for two...
toklo equestrian collection cleveland bay
  You don’t need to spend lots to get the look of a luxury surface. Plenty of products reproduce the look, without the high cost. Here are some ideas. *** Ah, to have an exposed brick wall in my...
bright living room yellow accent wall
Whether you are downsizing to save money, or redoing a single room, you can visually expand the space with these simple ideas. *** If your living quarters make you claustrophobic, there are a few decorating ideas you can use...
black walnut hardwood flooring dining room
Black walnut is a beautiful hardwood that will add interest and value to your home; these hardwood floors will add a spectacular look to any room. *** I live near a castle. Some might say Craigdarroch Castle is not...
jatoba brazilian cherry flooring kitchen
Jatoba or Brazilian cherry flooring is a popular choice in exotic hardwood floors. Here are some things you should know about it; hardness, color, and more. *** Let’s start with a little bit of a clarification. It’s an important...
chameleon illustration
Style chameleons change their interior design plans often, with new colors, patterns, and textures. Here are some design strategies to help you do the same. *** Some people like things just the way they’ve always been. It brings them...
maple hardwood floors contemporary
Maple wood flooring is wonderfully adaptable, and looks fabulous in almost every environment. Here’s the scoop on the wonders of maple wood floors. *** I’ve always felt lucky to live on the west coast of North America, but a...