Monthly Archives: February 2016

luxury living room

Design Tips for your Furniture Arrangement

With winter winding down and nice weather right around the corner, it’s a great time to start thinking about spring cleaning. While you’re changing out your furnishings, airing your drapes and having your rugs cleaned, why not take this opportunity to make sure your furniture arrangements are setting the tone for your unique lifestyle?

Clearing rooms to allow for deep cleaning will leave you with a blank design slate. Here are some design tips to make the most of your space before moving your furniture back in. Read More

smart home design

The Impact of Smart Home Design on your Lifestyle

In the last year, the interest in smart home technology has risen with homeowners across the country. Many homeowners own at least one smart device already, while others are planning to give it a try. With advanced technology and strong consumer interest, it’s estimated that an average family home could contain up to 500 smart devices by the year 2022.

Homeowners are looking for ways to create a more secure, manageable lifestyle and reduce home energy costs. Over the past few years, advanced technology has created many innovative products for the home that allow homeowners to fulfill those needs at an affordable cost. With a variety of smart home products on the market that provide increased security, home automation and energy efficiency, homeowners can change the way they live.  Read More

Tuscan Luxury Home

Home Feature: Southlake Tuscan Estate

Tuscan architecture embellishes the charm and style of old-world European homes found in central Italy. Features enhance the casual lifestyle found in this beautiful sun-drenched region with sandy beaches, rocky cliffs and colorful fields of Mediterranean vegetation. Exterior architecture typically includes tile roofs, arched windows and doors, facades made of natural stone, and elaborate wrought iron or leaded glass front doors that provide a grand entrance. Many homes showcase beautiful cobblestone walkways and driveways, decorative wood or iron gates, and elaborate outdoor fountains. Read More

Home Kitchen transitional design

Get Inspired with Transitional Design

If you like the minimalist look of contemporary design but don’t quite want to give up traditional aesthetics, you’ll love the transitional design trend. Transitional design incorporates both traditional and modern design into one seamless style for a look that’s both beautiful and simple.

Here are a few tips for pulling together a transitional design that will serve as the perfect backdrop for your busy lifestyle. Read More