Design

What is LVT?

The look, feel, and quality of vinyl has gotten so impressive that we see LVT installed everywhere. Available in a large range of sizes, colors, and prices, it’s suitable for installations both in fine luxury homes and in high-traffic commercial buildings.

Decorating with Textiles

What are Textiles? In interior design, the term “textile” refers to any product that’s woven or made of fibers or fabric. Fabric, area rugs, carpeting, and tapestries are all textiles that bring warmth, visual interest, comfort, and acoustical dampening qualities to a room.

Three Stand-Out 2019 Lighting Trends

From new finishes to new inspirations, to products that typically aren't even considered to be lighting, there are many notable design trends in today’s lighting market. Here’s a roundup of three notable trends that are “in” for 2019 and beyond.

Accent Walls

Though there are endless ways to enhance your home with distinctive details, accent walls add an instant wow factor wherever they land. This artistic approach can be achieved with a variety of materials, from wallpaper and paint to tile and wood. Whatever you select to make a statement, your efforts will result in a fabulous focal point.

Lifestyle

Roller Derby

Roller derby resembles skating politely around a rink about as much as it resembles football. It’s a game of jammers, blockers, pivots

Human Behavior and Animals: The Animals & Society Institute

An entire field of degree-earning study is devoted to the human-animal relationship, with more than a century of research (especially findings within the last 20 years) indicating a direct link between exposure to animal cruelty and an increased likelihood of future violent or criminal tendencies in humans.

Changing the Way We Shop

Money that used to support local small business is now easily spent online, and for several decades, the future of thriving downtowns looked bleak. And yet, something positive is emerging … a changing of the guard, so to speak.

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