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How does Online Interior Design Work?

In Airbnb Design, Corporate Office Design, Design Planning, Hospitality Design, How To Guide, Interior Design, Kitchen and Bath Design, Model Home Design, Residential Design, Workspace Design by Christina Toole

You might be familiar with Online Interior Design, or eDesign, but Design Tribe is different from the one-size-fits-all retailers. Our designers don’t just “decorate”… they design. Professional Interior Design is an art and science that requires years of training and education to personalize a space to a fit a client’s design aesthetic and to help the space function efficiently for …

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From Downsizing to Vacation homes – Homeowners in Retirement are Making Big Changes

In Airbnb Design, Design Planning, Interior Design, Residential Design by Kendra ContrerasLeave a Comment

By Kendra Contreras, Sr. Interior Designer Work with Kendra>In my four years of Online Interior Design, or “e-Design”, experience I have worked with countless homeowners who are either in retirement or approaching their retirement years. I have considered it a privilege to help them navigate through their changing goals and priorities for this season in their lives. I’ve often found …

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Interior Design How-To Guide: Selecting the Right Ceiling Fan

In Design Planning, How To Guide, Interior Design, Residential Design by Gail Mayhugh

By Gail Mayhugh, Sr. Interior Designer Work with Gail>No matter what part of the country you live in, almost everyone uses ceiling fans. So choosing the right size ceiling fan is important; otherwise, it won’t properly cool a room.  Knowing your room’s square footage will help you determine the proper size. A fan that’s too small for a room might not …

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Interior Design How-to Guide: Creating a Family Friendly Home

In Accessories, Artwork, Design Planning, How To Guide, Interior Design, Residential Design by wpx_seedbaco

By Kendra Contreras, Sr. Interior Designer Work with Kendra>As a mom myself, I know how hard it is to make a house a home some days.  The toys are everywhere.  The kitchen table is covered in food.  And there is always a trail of cheerios or clothes across the room at any given time. While it can at times feel …

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Aging-in-Place How-To Guide: Remaining in Your Home in Comfort (and Safety)

In Design Planning, How To Guide, Interior Design, Residential Design by Gail Mayhugh

By Gail Mayhugh, Sr. Interior Designer Work with Gail>This is the first of a series addressing designing for positive Aging-in-Place. In this post, I’ll be sharing furniture and arrangement suggestions. As we age, we lose some of our strength, agility, and mobility, affecting our ability to navigate the rooms in our homes. For some, a home may have been perfect …

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4 Steps to Tackle Your Design Plans in the New Year

In Accessories, Artwork, Design Planning, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized by Gail Mayhugh

By Gail Mayhugh, Sr. Interior Designer Work with Gail>Happy 2019 everyone! Now that the holidays are over and the decorations tucked away, you can start planning or get back on track with your decorating projects. I’m sure there are some of you, including myself, that got side-tracked. Life happens and time slips away. So, here are four simple ideas to …

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What’s Trending (and what’s on it’s way out) In Model Home Design

In Design Planning, Interior Design, Kitchen and Bath Design, Model Home Design, Residential Design, Wall Finishes by Christina Toole

While I don’t encourage all of my residential clients to adhere strictly to design trends (what matters is that they love it), for those planning to flip their homes or sell within a few years – it can be wise keep resale value in mind. In these instances, having an idea of what is desirable to today’s homebuyers can help guide a potential remodel.

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You Want to Paint, but Where to Start?

In Design Planning, How To Guide, Interior Design, Residential Design, Wall Finishes by Gail Mayhugh

By Gail Mayhugh, Sr. Interior Designer Work with Gail>If you want to paint your home, but aren’t sure where to start – start here. If you’re living with your builder white walls, it’s time to step up and add some color, even if it’s just a neutral color from your flooring. Before you head out to the paint store, literally …

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5 Tips and Tricks to Accessorize Like a Professional Interior Designer

In Accessories, Artwork, How To Guide, Residential Design by Kendra Contreras

By Kendra Contreras, Sr. Interior Designer Work with Kendra>So you’re ready to take your room to the next level.  You already have all of the core pieces – sofa, coffee table, side table, and consoles in place… but the room still feels empty.  What could be missing? A-C-C-E-S-S-O-R-I-E-S!  These are what give your room personality and are the icing on …