Wood veneer differs from well-known laminate, which is a thin paper material printed with a grain made to mimic wood and then essentially laminated. Veneer, on the other hand, is a thin slice of real wood made by rotary cutting or slicing of the log.
Lighting has come so far in the last couple of years; the word chandelier no longer exclusively refers to the dramatic draping of crystal that collected dust over your grandmother’s dining table.
To make the most of smaller spaces, one must be smart and practical, but smart and practical certainly needn’t preclude good design.
What is it about such technology that appeals to us? Some are drawn to advances that improve safety, hygiene, and wellness. Others seek the environmental benefits. After all, design is at its best when it rewards us with a setting that meets our needs!
The Grand Hotel proclaims itself the world’s largest summer hotel and has an equally long and impressive history of iconic interior and exterior design. While the property is easily identifiable by its long front porch, the design elements behind it are neither ordinary nor easily duplicated.
In the darker days of winter, homeowners often search for ways to lighten up the four walls of their indoor spaces, forgetting to look up to the fifth wall for the solution. Skylights are an obvious choice for bringing natural light to interiors.
Outdoor wood furnaces have been heating homes for centuries, and influx technology is making them better for homeowners - and the environment.
Here are a few tips for elevating a modestly sized, well-appointed master bedroom en suite that engages all five senses:
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.
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.