Sep 26

Get the Look: A Living Room with Global Accents

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Living room with global accents

Fall is all about coziness, and to us, there’s no better way to create a cozy space than by adding layers of texture and pattern. The inspiration for this room started with the Talcott Rug which has a beautiful color palette of ochre, gray, taupe, and spice.

Sep 6

7 Ways to Decorate with Jewel Tones

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Saturated jewel tones as a trend for Fall 2016

When we were designing our Fall 2016 catalog, we loved the idea of using jewel tones to create warm, cozy spaces that feel luxe but inviting. There’s just something about sapphire, emerald, and garnet that feel rich and layered — everything we’re craving for fall. Here are our favorite ways to incorporate jewel tones into your space:

Aug 30

Jana Bek’s Small, Outdoor Balcony Makeover

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Jana Bek is an interior designer with a fantastic eye for color and an even better sense of style. Through Bek Design, she works with clients all over the country to design spaces that suit her clients’ needs and budget. Today, she’s sharing how she gave her small, outdoor balcony a makeover with Suzanne Kasler’s Directoire Collection.

Aug 29

Runway to Room: 8 Fall 2016 Fashion Trends Translated

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Velvet on the Fall 2016 runways

Designer: Akris; Photo: Ylannis Vlamos, Indigital.tv for Vogue

When we’re dreaming up the new products for a season, we’re always super inspired by fashion — whether it’s color palettes, dressmaker details, or overall style sensibility. So we’re always tickled pink when certain trends we’ve been loving show up both in our seasonal stories and on the runway. Below we’re talking about 8 fall fashion trends you can find both on the world’s chicest catwalks, as well as in our catalog.

Aug 25

Get the Look: Living Room in Jewel Tones

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Jewel toned living room from Ballard Designs Fall 2016 catalog

Every season, we love exploring new color palettes, and for Fall 2016, we were inspired by jewel tones. There’s something about them that just feels so cozy, welcoming, and luxe. And who doesn’t look forward to a little luxury once the colder months come around? Candlelit dinners, fireside chats, cashmere sweaters, and leather boots? Consider us in! And for an evening like that, we think you need to spend it in a room like the jewel toned living room in our Fall 2016 catalog. Get the look below:

Aug 15

Fall 2016 Desktop Wallpaper

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Fall 2016 desktop wallpaper from Ballard Designs

We’re prepping for Fall. Yes, yes, we hear you. It’s still 90 degrees outside, but we’ll admit to getting our Fall wardrobes ready, polishing our favorite boots, and yearning for sweaters and falling leaves. We love this quote from Emily Bronte and wanted to capture the warm ochre colors and rustic touches that remind us of fall. We hope you’ll enjoy this pretty new wallpaper.

Aug 4

Our Fall 2016 Preview: Livable Luxe

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Fall 2016 catalog from Ballard Designs

It’s never too early to start planning for the next season. So while you’re still soaking up the summer sun, take a sneak peek at what we’ve got in store for fall. To walk us through what inspired our Fall 2016 catalog, we talked to Senior Vice President Karen Mooney.