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Ikat Patterns

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Interior Design New York
Posted by Erika flugger
about 1 year ago

Over the past decade Ikat Fabrics have gained tremendous popularity in fashion and interior design with feature articles in Elle Decor and being sold by Madeline Weinrib at ABC Carpets. With everything from dresses to rugs to pillows to curtains to tea kettles the ikat patterns seem to be everywhere. Finding the right pattern can [...]

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The Wild Horses of Sable Island

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Interior Design New York
Posted by Erika flugger
about 1 year ago

The Wild Horses of Sable Island is the perfect example of timeless, warm and universal artwork for a space. We purchased one of these prints for a loft space on broadway (pictured #5) and you can see a second example of the horses (photo #4) in a darker family room.  What I love about these [...]

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Creating Living Rooms with Light Neutral Colors

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Interior Design New York
Posted by Erika flugger
about 1 year ago

I have posted recently about designing bathrooms with dark colors with different combinations of grays and blacks so it’s time for some living rooms with neutral colors!

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Top 3 round decorative mirror options

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Interior Design New York
Posted by Erika flugger
about 1 year ago

Here are some images of my top 3 selections for decorative mirrors.  There are two main types of mirrors, decorative and functional, and should be selected depending on its main purpose and desired look.    Mirrors whose main function is aesthetic are selected based on the frame’s design, material and shape.  Bathroom mirrors are primarily [...]

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Tips for designing bathrooms with dark colors

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Interior Design New York
Posted by Erika flugger
about 1 year ago

Following up on my earlier post on using dark colors in bathrooms, here are several more inspiration images which incorporate different palettes. The first bathroom utilizes a color palette ranging from dark gray to lighter gray. This gives the bathroom a feel of warmth and balance and the cabinetry surrounding the sinks functions almost as [...]

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Lighting Design – Bedside lighting ideas

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Interior Design New York
Posted by Erika flugger
about 1 year ago

There are three options to consider for beside lamps. The most frequently used bedside lighting are table lamps since they can plug into outlets nearby. Wall mounted and pendant lights are less often used but the best option if budget permits. They require an electrician to install junction boxes,on/off switches and  dimmers and the help [...]

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Luxurious throw blankets

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Interior Design New York
Posted by Erika flugger
about 1 year ago

Accessories, artwork, drapes and rugs are all essential to making an interior feel complete, warm and lived in.  A critical component to the budget process is to make sure enough funds are allocated to personalizing a space.  Often there are unseen expenses that arise during a renovation, redesign or new construction project such as plumbing, [...]

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Selecting the right colors

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Interior Design New York
Posted by Erika flugger
about 1 year ago

One of the trickiest tasks on projects is selecting the right color combination.  Particularly when you are deciding between similar hues in the same overall color palette.  A color in one direction or the other can be too bright or too dark, too saturated or too dull, or not look quite right with other colors [...]

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Kids Rooms Design Ideas

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Interior Design New York
Posted by Erika flugger
about 1 year ago

Bedrooms are very personal spaces that provide a place for rest and quiet.   Privacy, scale, lifestyle and functionality are factors to be taken into account when designing a children’s rooms. The design can incorporate children’s beds, twin beds,bunk beds, daybeds, trundle beds, nightstands, storage units, desks and/or chairs depending on the size and the [...]

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Pierre Guariche

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Interior Design New York
Posted by Erika flugger
about 1 year ago

It’s hard to believe that the furniture created by French designer and architect Pierre Guariche was created for low budget projects.    Gauriche won the prestigious Rene Gabriel prize in 1965, and is viewed as one of the leading pioneers of mid century furniture in the 1950s.

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