10 Brilliant Ideas that Modernize Rustic Style

There’s nothing wrong with a completely modern home, but not everyone wants to feel like they live in a spaceship. Below are some simple rustic enhancements that you can make to your modern home to give it a warm and comfortable feel while still maintaining that new modern look. Talk with your contractor to get more information about these unique rustic designs and ideas and you too will be able to add many of the enhancements to your own home. Ward-Young Architecture & Planning 1. Copper Roofing Talk with a roofing contractor about having copper [...]

2019-03-19T09:23:27-05:00Categories: Design Trends|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 10 Brilliant Ideas that Modernize Rustic Style

Why You Should Be Making Your Home More Porous

“Why would I want my home to be porous?” you may ask. You probably have never considered the porosity of your home, unless you had a roof leak or a cold draft. And, in those situations, you would rather your home were less porous. So, why am I suggesting ways to make it more porous? In our residential design-build firm, we have created a way of articulating design that we call Transitions. This is about creating transitions in the home, largely to the natural world. This way of talking about design was inspired by studies showing that people [...]

2017-12-27T07:54:19-05:00Categories: Design Trends|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Why You Should Be Making Your Home More Porous

Bold & Trendy Tile Options to Get Excited About

It’s a new year and that means new trends-- which is guaranteed to have plenty in store for us. Tiled floors have always been a huge part of the interior design world and we don’t see any sign of this slowing down, especially with so many upcoming tile trends predicted for the next 12 months. Here are just a few of our favorite bathroom and kitchen floor tile trends that we expect to be top of the list: Lane Lamerson Interiors Inc. Patterned Tiles Geometric and encausted tiles first began to appear in public spaces in [...]

Mantel Ideas for a Warm & Cozy Fireplace

The fireplace mantel is where we show off what is best about our home. There are so many fireplace mantel ideas out there to choose from.  No doubt, it’s a popular spot for family photos and quintessential annual school pictures. Yet it also highlights our personal taste, acting as the anchor for a cherished piece of artwork, one-of-a-kind decor from a favorite vacation spot, or a stately mirror that reflects all that is good in your home. Fireplace mantel decor reflects our style and substance all at once. Here are a few mantel decorating ideas to get you started. [...]

Murphy Beds Dimensions & Design Ideas

New Murphy bed design ideas and a good variety of Murphy beds dimensions have introduced so many new opportunities for multi-purpose rooms.  There are so many creative ways to re-introduce Murphy beds back into the life of the modern home. Believe it or not, Murphy Beds have been around for over a century. They were originally invented by William Lawrence Murphy. Back in the roaring ‘20's, they were highly advertised by hotels as a symbol of luxury and wealth. Eventually they dropped in the ranks of popularity and became treated as an old afterthought. These space-saving beds [...]

Tile Pattern Ideas & Tile Sizes For All Home Styles

Tiles have always been essential in home design. This is most likely due to the versatility and durability of the material. Tile can virtually be laid throughout your entire house from living room to bedroom and from floor to ceiling. If you’ve been thinking about doing some remodeling to add some tile work to any part of your house, we’ve come up with a list of tile patterns and designs you can choose from. We help a lot of our clients with the design process, and one of our favorites is coming up with patterns that match the [...]

Exciting Flooring Tile Trends You Need to Check Out

Floors are a home necessity but flooring deserves more than just shoe soles, or bare feet. It’s time to give them the magic touch! Of course, the most important aspects of any kind of flooring is that it’s sturdy, durable, and can sustain the messes that happen at home. But, let’s take practicality for granted. Style must ALWAYS be considered…and this year it’s so easy with the exciting trends in the tiling world. Wood-Look Tile Wood-look flooring is in HUGE demand right now and for a good reason! It’s available in a variety of colors, [...]

50 Interesting Mirror Ideas to Consider for Your Home

Whether you are planning a renovation or you are in the process of decorating your home, there are many interesting and beautiful mirror ideas to inspire your home’s new look. Besides the bathroom vanity mirror you use every morning, many mirrors are used for decorative purposes. From wall mirror art to mirrored backsplashes in the kitchen, mirrors have become a familiar part of home décor. Modern mirror styles are increasingly creative and unique, partly because of new technologies and partly because homeowners are looking for something distinctive. Decorating with Mirrors There are many places around your [...]

7 Top Trends in Flooring Design for 2019

Sebring Design Build Flooring trends change throughout the years as homeowners acquire new tastes and technology allows a larger variety of flooring designs for their remodeling project. In 2018, medium brown tones struck the right note with homeowners. Flooring finishes ranging from ebony to driftwood became very popular. Another trend that picked up and could continue is allowing flooring imperfections such as the mineral streaks and knots to serve as part of the aesthetics and create a more natural feel. It was also a big year for faux flooring. Tiles that look like wood were especially in trend. 2019 is [...]

8 Top Trends in Basement Wet Bar Design for 2019

Sebring Design Build When you finally decide to remodel your basement, there are plenty of ideas out there. You could add an extra bedroom, a home theater or a playroom for your little ones. If you are looking for something fun and functional, how about adding a wet bar? A wet bar is basically a galley kitchen meets bar.  It usually includes the common kitchen essentials: cabinetry, countertop, sink & faucet with various under counter appliances; all with the intention of serving family & friends. It is meant to be a fun, relaxing place where adults can lay back over a beverage or two [...]

2019-03-18T09:53:03-05:00Categories: Basement Remodeling, Design Trends|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 8 Top Trends in Basement Wet Bar Design for 2019