BLINDED BY BEAUTY| Custom Plantation Shutters

BLINDED BY BEAUTY| Custom Plantation Shutters
When we think of plantation shutters, we are seduced by their romantic tropical shade they provide filtering the day's sunlight, the colored angles of the wood, the shadow-play on the floors, and the reminiscent feeling of a bygone era. There is something so eloquent a...

FIFTY SHADES OF GRAY KITCHENS | Sexy Kitchen Design By Designer Clay Cox

FIFTY SHADES OF GRAY KITCHENS | Sexy Kitchen Design By Designer Clay Cox
  For over twenty years, Clay Cox, the owner of Kitchens By Clay in Naples, has seen just about everything in kitchen design: new colors, unique textures, and exciting design ideas that elevate a simple, practical kitchen space and transform it into anything but just practical.

FASHIONABLY FIDO | Dog-Gone Gorgeous Homes

FASHIONABLY FIDO | Dog-Gone Gorgeous Homes
Why fret, frazzle or become frantic over Fido fur while considering how to decorate your home with pets? And, why should you settle for anything less than fabulous—just because you have sweet, cuddly ‘furbabies’ in your home? Designers are taking notice, and creating amazing homes with smart c...

BLING IS THE THING | Diamondhead™ Crystal Nail Heads

BLING IS THE THING | Diamondhead™ Crystal Nail Heads
Interior Designer Debbie DeMaria, and owner and Associate Donna Overly of Vogue Interiors, capture the creative spark and excitement of a fast growing trend of ‘bringing the bling’ to your bedroom and beyond, “Quite simply, bling is the interior fashion accessory of the year! Diamondhead™ Cr...

SLEEPING BEAUTY | What Color Do You Dream?

SLEEPING BEAUTY | What Color Do You Dream?
Bedrooms are private sanctuaries, retreats, sacred spaces where you go to relax, rejuvenate, and unwind the tangles from the day. “You might as well make it your favorite room in the house,” says Cindy Gayer, owner of Window Wear Design. “It is the only room in your home where you can truly ex...

CARPE DIEM | Seize Your Kitchen with Handsome Hardware

CARPE DIEM | Seize Your Kitchen with Handsome Hardware
  Carpe Diem. And if not now, then when? Go bold. Life is short, and one should be encouraged to follow all their dreams and that includes courageous home design. Designers are now complimenting cabinetry with eye-catching hardware—like jewelry for the kitchen—these pretty pieces are not o...

MADE IN THE SHADE | The Era of Motorized Shades

MADE IN THE SHADE | The Era of Motorized Shades
There was a time, not too long ago, when you had to get up (and down) to change television channels. It’s almost unimaginable today, and soon, predicts Cindy Gayer of Window Wear Design, closing drapes and adjusting window shades by hand will also be a thing of the past.   “Motorized wind...

PLATO | The Philosophy of Cabinetry

PLATO | The Philosophy of Cabinetry
Plato wrote, “Art has no end, but its own perfection”, as a pivotal member of a society that valued beauty and artistry above all things. Placing such high value on vision and craftsmanship is not a trait lost to the mists of history, but one still revered by a company that shares the philosophe...

Need An Interior Designer?

Need An Interior Designer?
The stack of design magazines threatens to topple from your nightstand and take over the rest of your bedroom. You have so many paint color charts, that you rival Van Gogh, and you've changed your mind about the furniture style seven times already. It is indeed time to talk to an interior designer. ...

Tangerine: Color Of The Year

Tangerine: Color Of The Year
Move over Honeysuckle. Your sweet gentle tones got kicked to the curb as the prestigious Pantone Color Institute gave a shout out to Tangerine as the color of the year for 2012.   Known as Pantone 17-463 among members of the interior design community, the color’s formal name is “...