6 Top Trends For Kitchen Countertop Design In 2019

The countertop is an essential component of the kitchen. It is where all the  action takes place. But more than that, the countertop is the foundation of kitchen décor when doing a kitchen renovation. It bares the burden of setting the tone and feel of the space.Seeing its importance in kitchen décor, it matters a lot what material, finish and design you choose for your countertop. We have put together the hottest countertop trends for 2018 that will give you ideas for your own kitchen. As you would expect, these trends focus heavily on color and material choices. Spoiler alert: quartz [...]

Outstanding Dog Shower Ideas & Pet Washing Stations

One of the more fun trends is the addition of dog showers and pet washing stations to the home. That’s right, your dog can now enjoy their very own dog shower from the comfort of the place they love the most--home. Say goodbye to paying extra for professional dog bathing services. Now, you can enjoy washing your pet in a variety of different ways. From built-in dog showers to shower head attachments made specifically for your furry friend, you can invest in a great home addition that adds countless repeated value. Consider the popularity and benefit of pet [...]

The Influence of Color on Design Perception & Decorating Ideas

The perception of color in one way or another is embedded in the human genes. Therefore, it is important to understand that there are differences between the effect of color on the human subconscious and the conscious perception of colors on the basis of associations to which we are predisposed. Color selection is a very important point to consider when creating a website. The designer must clearly understand the purpose of the site, product or interior and discard their own preferences, to choose colors that would harmoniously cause the desired state of the user/customer. Psychological Design Theory Studies [...]

31 Wonderful Hallway Ideas to Revitalize Your Home

Hallways. You probably don’t think much about yours. Often, they’re simply a windowless walkway. A straight line, to get from point A to point B. It’s not a place you generally linger, like your kitchen island or family room sofa. There’s no place to sit down. Nothing to look at. What if instead of a closed-off corridor, it was a gallery, a library or even an architectural highlight of your home? Hallways can do more than connect rooms, they can reflect you, the homeowner. How they reflect you depends on the size of your hallways and your [...]

21 Refreshing Curbless Showers and Their Benefits

Have you seen curbless showers on websites and in magazines and dreamed of a new curbless shower in your outdated master bath?  Is your current shower hard to clean and even harder to get in and out of? Or, perhaps you've been looking at doorless showers designs.  Maybe both have been at the top of your wish list for way too long now. This might just be the information you need to nudge in the right direction toward getting that bathroom remodel done once and for all.  A great opportunity to start enjoying your bathroom again. It's a [...]

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 [...]

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Bathroom Mirrors that are the Perfect Final Touch

Bathroom mirrors have been a centerpiece of elegance and beauty in household bathrooms dating all the way back to the 19th Century. Homeowners and designers from all fashions and backgrounds consider the bathroom vanity mirror as one of the most important design elements for a bathroom of any size.Despite this, however, the bathroom mirror is still often overlooked. People who use the bathroom will tend to notice their own reflections before noticing the mirror itself, in terms of its design and style. But once the idea of choosing the perfect bathroom mirror starts to form in one’s head, it [...]

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 [...]

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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. [...]