Whether Spring has sprung where you are or you’re still waiting for the sun to come out, the time has come to spruce up your space for warmer months. Inspired by the spaces in our Spring 2014 catalog, we’ve broken down exactly how to get the look of four of the rooms you’ve seen in our pages!
Nagwa Seif is an interior designer in Southern California who loves to create spaces with classic details, but with a modern twist. Smitten by this living room space, we asked Nagwa to share a few of her favorite tips here on How to Decorate.
If I were to describe a room designed with drapery, tufting, gilding, crystal, and lace, most of my clients would likely respond with a horrified stare.
When we asked award-winning interior designer, William Peace, ASID, of Peace Design, to create two unique rooms using our product, we knew we’d love the results. Using a raw industrial space, Bill shows us just how easy it is to create livable luxury in any environment.
Although Oushak rugs (pronounced ooh-shack) date back to the 15th century, the style is as chic as ever – and has become the rug of choice for many of today’s designers. Originating from a Turkish town in the Anatolian Region called Usak, the ancient flat-woven rug possesses a versatility with a perfect blend of old and modern that seems to work in any style interior – which is exactly why the style is so popular. Throw down an Oushak, like our Valentino Rug (pictured above), and you’ll add instant polish without the fuss.
As soon as we saw this space from interior designer and blogger Sita Montgomery, we couldn’t wait to share it here on How to Decorate! We love the way Sita uses a happy shades of coral as exclamation marks around this primarily neutral great room. Each space feels defined but still cohesive, which can be a tricky balance in an open floor plan. Luckily, Sita walks us through her favorite ways to bring purpose and pretty to this space.
With the holidays long gone but the chill still in the air, we’ve been missing the extra bit of oomph that our decorations brought to the home. To combat this decorating fatigue (plus the chilly temperatures), we’re focusing on textures around the house. Extra throw blankets in knubby woven wools, pillows finished in soft fringe, and woven textures, like a big catch-all basket.