Monthly Archives:: February 2015

Tweet Worthy

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2015 is the year Birdman beat out seven other storied and acclaimed films. It’s also the year for nesting, or quite simply, hanging out. We’ve seen birdcage centerpieces for decades, but this season cage-like chairs are soaring — from department store displays to gracing the pages of glossy home magazines. We came upon the first in the Spring… Read more »

Did The Guy in 3A Really Just Say That?

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Does the TV carry into the other room? Does your space seem to echo? Sound absorption is a greatly overlooked design feature in residential spaces. A good designer knows what acoustical solutions will work for each home. Shotcrete, textiles, artwork, insulation… the possibilities are endless. Having problems with a noisy neighbor above?  Install Quiet Rock, a… Read more »

A Home… Of Your Wildest Imagination

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Not a smurf dwelling nor is it a scene from the latest hobbit flick. The Mushroom House is, in fact, a real home in a quiet Maryland suburb of Washington DC. Of course, those unfamiliar with the locally notable home must not live in greater DC, seeing as it’s been the talk of the town of… Read more »

Feed Your Mind With A Boost of Color

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When we blogged about orange as the new black last July, we had no idea just how powerful this color can be. We’ve always known that colors evoke definite emotions: blue is calming; red is fiery. And now color takes on a greater role in a designer’s eye, thanks in part to a memory test conducted… Read more »