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We Asked Interior Designers: What Small Changes Make the Biggest Difference?

We Asked Interior Designers: What Small Changes Make the Biggest Difference?

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Give your rooms a fresh look with these designers’ best tips. Image: Catherine Staples Interiors Shop a si.. Read More →

The 10 Most Important Tips For Decorating On A Tight Budget

The 10 Most Important Tips For Decorating On A Tight Budget

Check out these 10 Most Important Tips For Decorating On A Tight Budget. Image Via: Cinder Creek Construction It’s no secret that interior design can be expensive to incorporate into your home budget. Even if you’re only looking at redecorating.. Read More →

Defining a House Style: What Is a Victorian Home?

Defining a House Style: What Is a Victorian Home?

Victorian homes have captured our hearts for over two hundred years now. However, there is so much more than meets the eye behind those dollhouse-like exteriors. This architectural style includes multiple, distinct variations that all deserve a criti.. Read More →

The Freshome Gift Guide: Mid-Century Modern Gifts for the Design Purist

The Freshome Gift Guide: Mid-Century Modern Gifts for the Design Purist

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  Mid-century modern design is a hot trend. And a mod design lover has a special eye for retro, minimal and function.. Read More →

The Psychology Behind Designing Corporate Spaces

The Psychology Behind Designing Corporate Spaces

True to form, Etsy headquarters in Brooklyn encourages employees to decorate their offices with their own personal brand of kitzch. Image Via: Matiz Architecture & Design Let’s be honest, designing corporate spaces is all about the bottom li.. Read More →

The Defining a Style Series: What Is Contemporary Design?

The Defining a Style Series: What Is Contemporary Design?

What features make up contemporary design? Keep reading to find out. Image: Openspace Architecture Whether you’re new to the world of interior design or have been an aficionado for years, sometimes it can be hard to tell design styles apart. .. Read More →

Here Are This Year’s Coolest Picks from Oprah’s Favorite Things

Here Are This Year’s Coolest Picks from Oprah’s Favorite Things

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.   Oprah’s Favorite Things list is kicking off the 2017 holiday shopping season. For the last 20 years, Opra.. Read More →

Buyer Beware! 4 House Hunting Mistakes To Avoid If You Want To Find Your Dream Home

Buyer Beware! 4 House Hunting Mistakes To Avoid If You Want To Find Your Dream Home

Looking for your dream home is tricky. Especially if you’ve never been through the home buying process before, it can be easy to make missteps or to get caught up in small details that really don’t make much difference. With that in mind,.. Read More →

Top Designers and Architects Speak: What’s In and Out in Home Design Trends for 2018

Top Designers and Architects Speak: What’s In and Out in Home Design Trends for 2018

Ready to access the design hive mind? 1stdibs, the global marketplace for dealers and collectors of home design pieces, polled 40,000 of the world’s top interior designers and architects to predict what’s in and what’s out in home d.. Read More →

Picking Flooring for Your Home: Make the Right Choice Every Time with our Step-by-Step Guide

Picking Flooring for Your Home: Make the Right Choice Every Time with our Step-by-Step Guide

Flooring is one of the most important design decisions you can make. Image: ADM Flooring Design There’s no getting around it: Picking flooring for your home is a big decision. Between the cost of the materials, the time spent on installation .. Read More →

The Freshome Gift Guide: Farmhouse Gifts for Country Design Lovers

The Freshome Gift Guide: Farmhouse Gifts for Country Design Lovers

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Who says purists of different design styles can’t be friends? You may be into contemporary, but know someone w.. Read More →

Fresh Picks: Best Small Desks for Your Small Space

Fresh Picks: Best Small Desks for Your Small Space

Image: RLH Studio We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  You are a design enthusiast. You check Freshome regularly to see the latest in good design acr.. Read More →

Home Decor Trends to Watch, According to Maison & Objet Paris

Home Decor Trends to Watch, According to Maison & Objet Paris

The Maison & Objet show just wrapped in Paris, and it was full of home decor inspiration. The show is the largest showcase of European designers and their home products, and global attendees come to buy the latest for their stores, or simply take.. Read More →

Decorating with Mustard Yellow for a Mid-century Holiday Season

Decorating with Mustard Yellow for a Mid-century Holiday Season

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Want to add an unexpected color to your modern decor? Decorating with mustard yellow may be the answer. The warm, go.. Read More →

The Most Important Items for Any Kitchen

The Most Important Items for Any Kitchen

What room in your home could you absolutely not live without? With the exception of perhaps the bathroom, no room matters more to your family’s comfort at home than the kitchen. This room is often the heart of the home. And even if you don̵.. Read More →

Why Every Designer Needs to Adapt to Change

Why Every Designer Needs to Adapt to Change

In order to remain a successful designer, you not only need to adapt to change, you need to embrace it. Image Source: CDA What’s that old adage? “The only constant in life is change.” There’s a reason this saying has stayed around for so lo.. Read More →

Why You Should Use Natural Materials In Your Design

Why You Should Use Natural Materials In Your Design

Natural materials are good for the environment, your wallet, and your style. Image Via: Palm Design Group You’ve probably been heard about the advantages of decorating with natural materials like marble, wood, metals, and clay. Chances are.. Read More →

Freshome’s Bookcase Buying Guide

Freshome’s Bookcase Buying Guide

Image: Joel Dessaules Design Bookcases are among the most useful pieces of furniture you’ll ever own. They not only organize your collection of novels, but also serve as a place to display art and accent pieces. By adding a few bins or baskets, t.. Read More →

10 Things You Need To Know Before Hiring An Architect

10 Things You Need To Know Before Hiring An Architect

Architects spend years training and studying their craft. When you hire an architect you are hiring someone with home design expertise. Image Source: Domoney Architecture Whether your construction or design aspirations are small or large scale—g.. Read More →

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