Interior paint (which really mostly means paint for walls inside the house) is one of those elements of a home improvement project that you notice less the better it is. But the choices can seem daunting: matte, satin, or eggshell? Acrylic or oil-based? Should you be priming or not? Don’t fret!
We’ve all been there, getting excited about the new ideas and looks, only to soon discover that some of them either become dated too quickly, or they're not very practical. While small styling elements can be easily changed, sometimes there’s that one big design decision we make that is just too complicated to undo.
Kitchens all need similar appliances, a functional layout, and cabinet space. While many kitchens adhere to one of a handful of layouts and share common features, there are five things that need special thought and attention paid to them.
Showcasing the very best of interior and exterior design, this home in Greenwich, Connecticut, is a lesson in how to bring the outside inside, and how to create 'garden rooms' outside with careful landscape design. It's not easy to blend a home and garden in this way, but this contemporary New England-style home gets it just right.
Taking “Tibetan Collection” as the theme, CCD extracts unique elements from local lifestyle and art, such as woodcut print, Qiang embroidery, yak and fire pit, and meanwhile gives a new interpretation of Tibetan lifestyle and Indigo’s concept of offering neighborhood experience through elaborate designs.
Rich and tactile materials to dominate!
Tactile, rich materials will be especially popular in the coming year, according to the designers. "We are craving a 'multi-sensory palette'," said Dean. "In the post-pandemic space, the wellbeing of the end user is considered more than ever," agreed interior designer Tola Ojuolape.
It’s imperative that the space you inhabit exist as a reflection of your personality, taste and style. Above all else, the interior décor you choose for your home should be a testament to those that live underneath its roof. What does this mean? It means that your home interior should reflect who you are and where you came from.
What, exactly, are our senses drawn to in 2022? 14 top interior designers have some ideas. For starters, several predict the rise of the enveloping, earthy color of brown, displayed in fabrics like leather or even in terracotta walls (how Ancient Rome of us). Below, the top interior design trends to know in 2022—as well as what’s on its way out.