Tag: Design

7 Easy Maximalist Decor Tips. The over-the-top, eclectic charm of design.

After a long stretch of subtle color palettes and understated furnishings, home design trends are shifting away from the minimalist decor that could sometimes feel stark or oversimplified for color schemes, furniture, and accessories that pack a punch. The over-the-top, eclectic charm of maximalist design is here to make its presence known and Sam Levitz Furniture has everything you need to make this funky, yet, elegant trend your own. Check out these easy tips to bring any room in your home to life with dramatic color choices, bold patterns, and an array of unexpected elements. 

One of the best ways

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How to Master the Art of Scandinavian Design, According to Experts

Photo credit: Courtesy of Liza Laserow
Photo credit: Courtesy of Liza Laserow

From Veranda

Between fashion brands like Ganni, Stine Goya, and By Malene Birger dominating the style landscape; companies like Ikea bringing functional home design to the masses; and architectural firms like Bjarke Ingels Group reshaping the way we view and build our cities, it’s needless to say Scandinavian design is taking over. And we’re expecting an interest in Scandinavian design to continue growing as the world sees a greater need for sustainable, soul-soothing design to make our homes—and the world—better places to live and thrive.

We talked to authors of three Scandinavian design books,

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Accepting entries for the Times Union Home Design Contest

Photo of Leigh Hornbeck

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Water Cooler: Hone in on your interior design style

If you want your home design to feel cohesive and intentional, it can be helpful to hone in on a specific design style as a guide for your decor choices. Learning a bit about each style will help you decide which one is for you.

Traditional interior design is for lovers of antique and old world items, such as classic wingback chairs, curved and intricate wood details on furniture and a color palette made of dark, rich colors like deep reds, greens and browns paired with beige, white or cream. This design style takes cues from the 18th and 19th

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36 Tips From Design Pros To Make Your Home Feel Bigger

Whether you live in a small apartment or just want to make your home feel more spacious, the experts can help — more specifically, the design experts. To gain insight on some easy ways to upgrade, Bustle reached out to a handful of decorating professionals who offered their tips on how to make your home feel bigger with Amazon products. It’s totally doable, even if you’re on a budget.

So, what’s the secret? Spoiler alert: There are a lot of secrets. Many designers agree that incorporating mirrors into your living space can make it seem larger, as well as finding

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