Category: Professional Interior Decorator


November 16, 2022

Common wisdom says that you can’t have a child and/or pet friendly home that is also grown up and beautiful.  That you must give over your family’s living spaces to toys – both children’s and pets’.  Or that you need to wait to have “good” things in your home until your children are older.  Well, that is simply […]

How to Choose the Correct Size Area Rug

December 16, 2021

Area Rugs. They add so much to the overall look and feel of a room.  They can be the starting point for the color scheme for the entire room, they add softness and visual interest, muffle sound and anchor the furnishings.  They are often one of the largest pieces in the room.  For all these reasons, it is […]

How to Choose the Correct Sofa for Your Style

October 22, 2021

You have been spending more time at home than usual and it has come to your attention that perhaps now is the time to update your sofa – something that you like better or is more comfortable.  Or perhaps the one that you are currently using is just plain worn out.  With so many options out there […]

Interior Designer Tips for Christmas Decorating

November 30, 2017

The holiday season is upon us once again, and with it all the planning, shopping, and  decorating that implies.  Some people revel in all the bustle and excitement associated with the season, while others approach it with dread.  Whichever category applies to you, Christmas decorating should, and can, be a fun and enjoyable endeavor. PREPARATION […]

Trendy or Timeless? A Classic Interior Decorating Dilemma

September 28, 2017

It’s time to redecorate and you’re having trouble deciding on a decorating style. If you go with a style that is too trendy, it may only be a few years before you’re tired of it. But the whole point of redecorating is to give your home a fresh contemporary look. So how do you choose? […]

Interior Design Tips – Decorating to Complement Your Favorite Art

May 25, 2017

When making an interior design plan, choosing a color palette is usually the place to begin. Once that has been determined, you can begin to find pieces that work within that color palette. For many who can’t decide on a color palette, it helps if they already own or find a piece of art that […]

Incorporating Treasured Antiques into Contemporary Design

April 27, 2017

It could be a family heirloom or a vintage piece that you stumbled upon and just had to have. Either way, blending antique or vintage pieces into contemporary design can be a challenge. That doesn’t mean that you should get rid of your grandfather’s beautiful, old desk or pass up those vintage lamps that you […]

Form and Function Explained by a NJ Professional Interior Designer

January 30, 2017

When you’re contemplating an interior design project and doing research, the idea that form should follow function is a design principle that you probably keep coming across.  Because it is constantly mentioned, it’s obvious that it is important, but what does it mean? The principle is associated with modernist architecture and industrial design in the […]

How to Choose the Perfect Interior Design Consultant

December 29, 2016

Even if you know exactly what you want and have an artistic eye, interior design is a big undertaking. Whether you’re redecorating your present home or designing the interior of a new home, it is best to work with a professional interior design consultant. Their talent and training will allow them to bring your vision […]