Home Décor

C Style: Breaking Down the Walls for Design

Southern Californians love their warm climate, and there’s no mistaking the allure of the almost-constant sunshine, making Southern California the perfect setting for open-air architecture and design. As a designer, I strive to harmonize and foster a connection between the elements, blending natural surroundings together and creating that perfect indoor- outdoor lifestyle that clients crave […]

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C Style: Comfort is the New Luxury

The unrelenting fast pace of today’s modern lifestyle is changing the way we chose to exist, and while a hectic lifestyle surely has many drawbacks, one of the opportune design benefits has been the cultural shift to prioritize more comfort in one’s home. Gone are the days of grandiose furniture that was strictly “look but […]

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How Ambiance Affects Mood

When decorating your home, consider the function of each room and ask yourself, “How do I want to feel?” Ambiance is the atmosphere of the home, and it affects mood in several ways. Color plays a major role in the mood of a room because different tones elicit different emotional reactions. Creating a color scheme […]

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Latest Trends to Watch from IDN Flooring

Flooring trends change from year to year as homeowners acquire new tastes and technology allows for a larger variety of designs. According to IDN Flooring in Canoga Park, dark hues struck the right note with homeowners this year and last. Flooring finishes ranging from jet black to light gray remain very popular. Always keep the […]

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Global Source Lighting: I am Beautiful. I am LED.

“I am beautiful. I am awesome. I am sexy. I am proficient. I am whimsical. I am design. I am conversational. I am clever. I am engineered. I am passionate. I am future forward. I am unique. I am interesting. I am amazing. I am ingenious. I am a rebel. I am attractive. I am […]

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A Window on Design: Agoura Sash & Door

As the trend for larger windows and doors grows in 2018, the vertical stiles and horizontal rails of their frames continue to shrink. Homeowners still long to let nature in, blurring the line even further between outdoors and in. Space-saving pocket doors that magically disappear upon opening make areas even more accessible and bright. Bi-folding […]

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A New Side to L.A.’s Most Beautiful Store: Aldik Home

Aldik Home has been steadily bringing lasting, natural beauty to the interiors of L.A. for decades. This year, not only do they have exciting new styles of the great products they’re known for, but they’re ready to beautify the outside of your home with a line of outdoor furniture that’s as durable as it is […]

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Less is More at Elegant Fireplace Mantels

Fireplace mantels have long provided both the warm heart and central hearth of a home. One of the newest trends for mantels in 2018 is minimalist. Creating a fireplace feature that blends seamlessly into the room and surrounding walls is a definite option. Additional hot looks include intricately carved limestone, marble, and other natural stones. […]

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Natalie Wizman: NES Property Services

Bring Your Dream Home to Life People holding preconceived notions about general contractors will be pleasantly surprised by Natalie Wizman, one of the few female licensed general contractors in the business. Natalie began working in construction with her brother in 1994 to help finance her college education. After pursuing other interests, she rediscovered her passion […]

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Cool Tile from Westside Tile & Stone

As the housing market continues booming and construction is ceaseless, the tile industry must evolve to accommodate everyone’s tastes. Many homeowners want to create an oasis in their bathrooms and kitchens. While most trends revolve around wood-looking tiles, Carrara marble, or Carrara-like porcelain tile, bold colors and patterns are beginning to pop up. Wood-looking tiles, […]

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Top Trends from PTS Furniture

Purple is the color of the year for everything from upholstery to fashion. It reflects royalty and a high level of spirituality. It is even a symbol of bipartisanship within the country’s colorful political circles. Expect to see upholstery fabrics sporting pops of purple. Greys have also been fashionable for the past few years. Frequently […]

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Quality and Style at NW Rugs & Furniture

There’s a saying, “Everything old is new again.” This certainly applies to recent trends in home furnishing. According to the designers at NW Rugs & Furniture, shag rugs and vibrant colors are back. First seen in America during the “shagalicious” 1960s, shag rugs may have originated as far back as Ancient Greece and were present […]

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