Designer Tips: Appliance Colors

A common question posed by clients we are working with or a new acquaintance who has just discovered what it is that we do for a living, makes a great and quick “Designer Tip” topic for today. The question…”What color should my kitchen appliances be?” Now, this question recently has a quick follow up question […]

Pillows- a finishing touch that can add pattern, color or texture…

A quick designer tip… Whether you are refreshing your space or doing a complete renovation.  A house doesnt feel like a home until you include all of the little details that create the personality.  Pillows are a great way to show some personality… simple and bold, warm & cozy, your monogram or a buddha.  Whatever […]

Refresh Your Style Part 2: Re-Organize

“Refresh Your Style” Part 2 is all about re-organizing!  Re-organizing can make your space feel clean and new. There are several ways that you can organize a space differently to make it feel new, and one of those ways is to rearrange the furniture. With some quick and easy furniture moving, your room will look […]

Color Inspiration: Green

Time for another color inspiration blog!  This time we are going to focus on another widely used color in our design work: green.  Green is such a great color because it is very relaxing and if you love nature, it helps to bring the outdoors into your home.  Green also freshens up any space, even if […]

Design Tips: Coordinating Fabric in Living Spaces

Many people go into a home furniture store and pick out a display with matching fabric on the sofa, chairs, and pillows.  Although that may seem like a good idea, it’s an even better idea to mix up the fabric with different colors, textures, and patterns so everything coordinates and is complementary.  Coordinating fabric on different […]

Did You Know: Tile Education

There are many types of tile available and a variety of different uses!  Sometimes it might be hard to decide when to use or not to use a certain type of tile.  Tile can be used anywhere from shower walls to a kitchen backsplash to an exterior space.  It’s good to know tile appropriateness, how to […]

Designer Tips: Hanging Artwork Part 3 of 3

Do you dream about the designer magazine pages and Pinterest pins of photo wall collages? The RCI “Designer Tip” to creating those masterpieces can be simple, if you follow these little steps! Layout your design and move the pieces around til most visually appealing to you.  You will want to flip the design upside down […]

Designer Tips: Hanging Artwork Part 1 of 3

Filling our homes with meaningful artwork and family photos is what makes our homes unique and one of a kind. Hanging those pieces can be tricky unless you keep this designer tip in mind …One sizable piece of art (including wall mirrors) should hang so that the middle of the artwork is at 5’6″. Many […]

Designer Tips: The Rule of 3’s and 5’s

Something that is very important in designing spaces is considering size and scale, ultimately this is how things relate to one another.  We use the rule of 3’s and 5’s to balance size and scale in all of our projects and it remains one of our best and most widely shared “Designer Tips”.   How […]

Designer Tips: Play with Pattern

Whether you are looking to re-design a room from scratch or freshen a few things, here is a “Designer Tip” we love to share. Play with patterns, mix colors and add textures, this will create that “magazine finish” you love.  Are you more traditional? Look at combining plaids or hounds-tooth with large florals and stripes. […]