The Impact of Stone and Brick

by Alice Faggi | June 9, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Both stone and brick have a unique ability to create an inviting feel in any room of the home. Incorporating natural textures into your design can dramatically impact the look and feel of your home, both inside and out.

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How Stone Can Add a Touch of Modern Style to Any Room of Your Home

by Alice Faggi | March 31, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Stone has long been one of the foundations for home construction. Its rounded shape and smooth texture make it the perfect decorative accent for any room in your house. Use natural stones to add a touch of modern elegance to a bedroom or a bit of rustic class to a kitchen. Your possibilities are endless when you are looking to incorporate this material into everyday décor in some of the most commonly used rooms in your home.

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5 Cheap and Easy Ways to Make a Small Room Look Bigger

by Alice Faggi | March 3, 2016 at 8:00 AM

While most modern homes in the United States are big by global standards, there's no standard when it comes to the rooms within. It's not unusual for a newly constructed house to boast a cavernous great room alongside a kitchen more properly proportioned for a cozy Cape Cod. Finding balance (and warding off claustrophobia) is all about tricking the eye into perceiving more space.

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10 Modern Living Rooms to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

by Alice Faggi | February 11, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Whether it’s the sleek and simple you’re attracted to, or the clean lines and basic shapes that draw your eye, there’s a lot to be said for modern design. If you’re looking for a modern update, find inspiration in these 10 living rooms with clean lines, a spacious feel, and functionality.

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5 Easy Ways to Add Mid-Century Modern Designs to Your Home

by Alice Faggi | January 21, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Have you heard of the mid-century modern design trend? The period spans the middle of the 20th century, about the mid-1940s through 1970, and has been popping up in magazines, on television shows, and likely homes in your neighborhood.

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Accent Walls that Will Transform Any Space

by Alice Faggi | January 14, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Are you ready to make a statement in a room in your house but don’t know quite how to do it? Forget changing out your furniture, buying new rugs or artwork, or swapping out your curtains. Instead, look around and imagine how an accent wall can transform your space.

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5 Design Ideas to Create a Chic, Yet Cozy Living Room

by Alice Faggi | December 10, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Is it possible to have a cozy and comfortable living room that is also stylish and modern? It is—even if you have children. If your living room is in need of a style makeover, but you’re not willing to sacrifice comfort, read on. The following living room design ideas prove that you can achieve both comfort and style.

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10 Design Ideas for a Fireplace Facelift

by Alice Faggi | December 3, 2015 at 8:00 AM

If gazing at your fireplace makes you want to snooze, it might not be from the warmth of the flames. If your fireplace is dull, drab, or run-of-the-mill, it might be time for an upgrade. Use these fireplace design ideas to make your fireplace into the show-stopping centerpiece you’ve been dreaming of.

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