Have you ever walked through a model home and wondered, how do they select the artwork?
Amazon, the online marketplace with an incredibly wide selection of so much, is our go-to place for interesting finds to style the bathrooms, laundry rooms, and kitchens of our model home projects! Below are items we frequently purchase:
As the frames to a space, the treatment to a wall is elemental in transforming a lack luster room to one that is refreshing, relaxed, eye-catching, sleek, cozy, or spacious. Wall treatments range from paint to wallpaper, fabric, wood paneling, molding, plaster, and tile. Most simply, a wall treatment is anything you can do to … Continue reading Wall Treatments
Incorporating wall mirrors into your home’s décor is a quick and easy way to liven up a room. Depending on the type you choose, a wall mirror can make your space feel brighter, larger, luxe or more attractive.
Where would we be without nightstands? All over the world, books, cups of water, glasses, and iPads would be on the floor, prompting a long and precarious reach. A functional essential, nightstands also visually contribute to creating a bedroom’s finished feel.
Though seemingly on the distant horizon, spring travel plans will be here before you know it. Out-of-town guests mean making sure your guest room is at the ready.
Exotic and zesty, Pantone’s new fall color pick Spicy Mustard is like a delicious curry, full of invigorating, complex flavor. We love this color’s subtle simmer for a modern interior – it adds pizazz without overpowering.
When you’re putting together a room, table lamps often end up at the bottom of the budget list. The problem is that, after choosing furniture, area rugs, drapery and other elements, there may not be much left in the budget.
When a summer night breeze whispers with an undercurrent of brisk air, we know fall is on its way. With that change comes a new seasonal trend report from the color wizards at Pantone.
Built-ins are pretty fantastic. As a part of your home’s construction, they help lay a foundation of style and function tailored to your needs.
Relaxing is so much easier by the sea. The sound of the surf as it rushes in and out, light playing on the water, a deep inhale of languid, salty and sun-warmed air. Zen is a state we all enter within moments of arriving at the beach, so wouldn’t it be amazing to enjoy that … Continue reading Bring the Beach Home: 6 Modern Pieces of Ocean-Inspired Art
As August winds down and summer slowly starts to come to an end, the idea of fall begins to excite our senses! With the new fall season comes new fashion and design trends, cozy sweaters and boots, and of course, Pantone’s Color Report for Fall 2016!
A home décor staple, bookcases are a room’s multi-tasker. They display pictures, art, travel mementos, books and other ephemera while simultaneously organizing and enhancing the function of a space. This essential furnishing also offers a means to add depth to a room’s decor, so, of course, any old piece won’t do!
Turns out, the 1960s were right. It’s all about peace, love, and positivity. At least when it comes to inspirational quote prints. While visually appealing – we adore a well-chosen font, color scheme, and imagery – there’s actually a bit of science behind the popularity of inspirational art.
Dying to plan a knock-your-sandals-off summer soireé in your new home’s gorgeous outdoor space? Our designer Nancy Duong has dreamed up the perfect idea – a flamingo pool party! Complete with bar cart, serveware, lounge furniture and accessories, this playful, modern bash is geared toward adults.
Fresh breezes and lovely warm days have us all spending as much time as possible outdoors…and craving a stylish update to our al fresco living spaces. Scattering a few summery throw pillows on your patio, balcony, and California room furnishings will liven up the atmosphere hummingbird-quick.
Updating your home’s outdoor entertainment spaces with gorgeous, long-lasting outdoor furniture just got a lot chicer. Two of designer Roseli’s favorite outdoor lines, Teak Warehouse and Sunset West, have introduced new collections that offer exceptional style, function, and longevity.
Fire up the BBQ and spruce up your patio – summer’s long, lovely days and warm nights have arrived! Quickly and easily refresh your open-air entertainment space in time for your next soireé by introducing a new outdoor area rug.
Once a year, ICFF, North America’s premier interiors showcase, transforms NYC’s Javits Center into a mecca of fine architecture and design. Exhibitors show off new lighting, furniture, textiles, floor coverings and more to attendees who travel from all over the world.
For the past several seasons, Nate Berkus has created stylish home accents, furniture, and accessories for Target. Full of great pieces at equally fabulous Target prices, his collections enable everyone to freshen up their décor, and the Nate Berkus Spring 2016 Collection is no exception.
Nature-inspired artwork is a beautiful and emotive addition to a new home’s interior. The theme is also right in line with an overarching trend toward incorporating an element of nature into modern home interiors. Featuring two-dimensional textures and a natural color palette, these pieces offer a soft, organic contrast to modern décor.
Art comes in all shapes and sizes, and it’s not always hanging on the wall. Sometimes you can find it on your living room couch! We’re talking, of course, about graphic throw pillows. These interesting and often distinctive pieces add a harmonious element of visual interest to just about any room in your new home.
Describing the furniture, architecture, and graphic design during the middle of the 20th century, mid-century modern continues to influence interior design. We regularly detect its characteristic sleek shape in chairs at restaurants, in the pages of Elle Décor, and in film.
If you have extra room in your new home, we’d like to extend well-deserved congratulations! It’s a beautiful thing to have a custom space you can dedicate specifically to enhancing your experience at home. The only problem is that deciding what to do with the space can be daunting.
Glittering statement pendant lights have become the ‘”it” lighting fixture this year. These often-dramatic pieces are similar to a great pair of heels in that they instantly enhance the style quotient of a modern space.
While we do adore the ease of function and versatility of our iPads, when it comes to reading, nothing replaces the feeling of curling up with a good book. This desire for the tactile feel of a tome in an intimate space seems to be universal, as the home library is trending.
Like artwork, abstract area rugs are a creative way to add a dimension to your new home’s modern style. We love this trend because these unique rugs are gorgeous multi-taskers – they incorporate art in a distinctive way, anchor a room, and add character and warmth.
Engineered quartz surfaces can be a wonderful addition to a new home’s kitchen or bathroom. Engineered quartz is durable, easy to clean, and resistant to bacteria growth and stains, plus it doesn’t require sealing – all positives that will thrill new homeowners. Still, there are some drawbacks
These days, freelancing, telecommuting, and home-based businesses are just as common as toiling at an office. As our working habits have evolved, so has the humble home office. No longer a rarity or an afterthought, this space has become as elemental to new home design as a kitchen.
There are occasions when a room needs a stylish injection of substance and function. In these cases, we turn to the narrow console table. Packing a lot of design into a slim package, this one piece of furniture offers
A little bit luxe, a little glam, brass (and shiny gold) has been spreading its warm glow in new homes everywhere. This classic metallic is still going strong in 2016, and, frankly, we’re delighted.
We’re expecting! Well, not all of us. Just Meg, one of our wonderful designers. Any day now, she and her spouse will be welcoming a sweet little boy into their family. Needless to say, we’ve got baby boys on the brain.
Fabric and pattern influence our lives every single day. They are such an integral part of our environment that we may not even realize it! Out of all the patterns we see each day, a select few have become timeless icons. Incorporating these patterns into your home allows you to create a design that will … Continue reading Iconic Patterns For Your Home
Wallpaper is a great way to add depth to a room, and bring it alive with color and texture. At PDI we may use it sparingly, but we like to think of wallpaper as fabric for your walls! In recent years, design and printing techniques have surpassed anything you may remember from the 80s and … Continue reading 5 Wallpapers We Love
Looking to bring a new look into your home? One of the simplest ways to freshen up your space without breaking the bank is by swapping out your throw pillows! They are an affordable means of changing the look of any room, and can make it feel brand new. After you have decided on a … Continue reading 6 Throw Pillows That Will Transform Your Space
A kitchen island serves many roles. It’s a gathering place for family and friends, it makes food preparation a social experience, and it often serves as a workspace. Equally important as the island, are the stools that accompany it. Contemporary bar stools are a sleek way to provide seating in your kitchen, while maintaining a … Continue reading On Trend: 5 Contemporary Bar Stools
There is nothing quite like a rainy day at home accompanied by a roaring fire. An oversized chair, soothing cup of tea, and a few design magazines to browse through are all perfect ingredients to create a cozy Fall day indoors. Perhaps one of the furniture pieces that best completes this recipe is the Ottoman.
A great rug lays the foundation for any room! It anchors and marries furniture pieces together and makes a room look and feel complete. With so many different rugs available to purchase and lay down, choosing the right rug can become a tricky task.
When is a room more than a room? The answer at PDI is when it becomes a place where your wildest interior design dreams can come true!
Showers were once strictly utilitarian – frequently found within the bathtub or sandwiched into phone booth-sized enclosures. Today, the thoughtful inclusion of showers in master baths and other areas brings competition to the kitchen for the title of the home’s centerpiece.