Design

Fantastic Furnishings: Mixing Patterns in Design

While you are exploring fabrics and color, always consider the use or function of the room and the mood you wish to create. The use of soft neutrals, mid-range colors, and gentle patterns helps to control visual noise and therefore calms the environment. Alternatively, an exuberant color palette with multiple active patterns will bring life and energy to a room.

How to Buy a Bed

Mattresses last seven or eight years, on average, and Americans spend about a third of their life in bed - either sleeping or trying to fall asleep. If you’re one of the poor souls tossing and turning, or if you are coming up on a decade with your current mattress, it may be time for a new one.