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What is this “design fingerprint” phrase we keep talking about at IDH? Well, lovely reader, your design fingerprint encompasses every design element that comprises your unique tastes and lifestyle needs for different areas of your home. We use a specific discovery process where we do all the heavy lifting, but it enables us to work…
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After the budget, the timeline for a custom interior design project is one of the most important considerations, no matter how large or small the project. At this point, we’ve all become accustomed to longer timelines and wait times for materials, products, and fabrication in all industries. Unfortunately, the design world is no different. Pre-COVID…
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It’s that time of year again, lovely: time to look ahead to what the next year promises to bring in the form of interior design trends. Today, I’m focusing on kitchen trends – what we’re seeing, trends that are staying, and what’s on its way out. Let’s dive in! White Kitchens Have Staying Power Here…
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If you’ve ever built a home, you know all about the days spent in the builder’s design studio picking out light fixtures, doorknobs, tile finishes, carpet colors, trim colors…the list goes on. How do you know you’re picking the right fixtures and finishes? What if you really want a more impactful chandelier, but you’re stuck…
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When the seasons shift, we start getting restless. We want to travel. We want to play. And we want to revamp our living spaces. My writing for Newtown Lifestyle magazine lately reflects this delicious restlessness and desire for more beauty in our lives. From seasonal refreshes to substantial renovations, now’s the time to add some…
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“Bring the outdoors in.” Designers and clients have been obsessed with this concept for so long it’s practically a cliché. Lately, the trend has reversed! As a team of luxury interior design consultants, we love helping our clients take the indoors out. When you think of outdoor living, water-resistant speakers and outdoor kitchens may come…
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Before you work with a luxury interior designer, you and your spouse, or partner, should consider a few things first. Throughout your couple design project, you’ll need to have meetings to decide on finishes, furnishings, lighting, doorknobs, paint color, tile patterns…the list goes on. Determining what’s most important to you both and making sure you’re…
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When it comes to design trends in 2021, how does tile stack up? Well, let me tell you, tile trends are so much fun right now! They’re all about reimagining classics, injecting color or pattern, (or both) and creating movement where we’re used to seeing quieter surfaces. Let’s break it down and look at some…
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Award-winning design doesn’t just happen. It’s a carefully honed craft that comes from years of strategic project and client paths. A hundred years before I went back to school for design – okay, not THAT long ago – I was a client myself. I know what it’s like, firsthand, to experience the devastation of a poorly executed design process.…
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