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2019 Trend Alert! Point of Interest

by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

For Spring 2019, this decor trend is all about perspective. Point of interest means directing the eyes to a central burst of radiance and pieces that help bring drama and radiance to a space. Powerful at best, this trend combines contemporary Baroque inspiration with art deco motifs. From Regina Andrew to Wildwood and Arteriors, plenty of our beloved brands are embracing the Point of Interest trend this spring. From lighting to decor pieces and sculptures, you can spot this sunburst concept in...


Behind the Decor Duo: Regina Andrew

by | Saturday, February 16, 2019

Founded on the belief that everything should electrify the room, Regina Andrew seeks to create designs that are unforgettable in both vision and execution. Carla Regina Zajac and James Andrew Slaven started Regina Andrew from their combined middle names. Their brand focuses on the balance of yin and yang, or “grit and grace” as they describe it. Created in the “Paris of the Midwest”, Regina Andrew was founded in Detroit (hence the name RAD for Regina Andrew Detroit) with a focus on intense...


How to Furnish a Smaller Space

by | Saturday, February 9, 2019

Holly Welles is a home improvement writer and the editor behind her own blog, The Estate Update. She believes that anyone can create a beautiful space, no matter their living situation. Subscribe for weekly tips! And follow her on twitter @HollyAWelles A smaller space isn't necessarily limiting. With an open mind and a dash of creativity, you can turn even the most cramped, compact room into a cozy, comfortable place to relax and stretch your legs. It's about taking full advantage of what you...


Black History Month: 7 Interior Designers You Should Know

by | Wednesday, February 6, 2019

In celebration of Black History Month, we wanted to highlight some of the incredible talent changing the interior design industry today. Here are the names and faces of seven design leaders you should get to know. COREY DAMEN JENKINS Corey Damen Jenkins has coined the phrase "New Traditional" is his work as the principal designer of Corey Damen Jenkins & Associates. Jenkins focuses on creating timeless designs using a mix of vibrant colors and layered patterns with his ultimate goal being "to...


Pantone 2019 Color of the Year - Living Coral

by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Meet Living Coral, the Pantone Color of the Year for 2019! What is "color of the year" you might ask? Each year, Pantone forecasts a color they believe encompasses the trends and influences for the coming year. For the past twenty years, Pantone color experts have researched the entertainment industry, art collections, fashion trends, and even socio-economic conditions to determine which color with earn the coveted title for that year. This chosen color will go on to affect product development...


PLD 2018 Recap: Our Favorites & Yours

by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Happy 2019 everybody! Or as some have been saying, the year of positivity and re-energizing. In lue of those sentiments, our team sat down this year to think back to some of our favorite elements (and your favorite elements!) of the past 12 months. Here is what we discovered! Our Favorite Trend from 2018: Maximalism The brilliant expression of Maximalism took its place in the spotlight throwing a whirlwind of colors, patterns and a mismatch of era specific pieces across our households. In a...


2018 Trend Alert: Take it or Leaf It

by | Saturday, December 1, 2018

We’re all about bringing a little bit of the outdoors in, and what better way to do that than with a little leaf inspired home décor? It’s finally starting to feel a little bit like fall, and with the weather starting to cool down it’s time to embrace the changing of the leaves and seasons. From covering your floor with a stunning leaf-patterned rug, to leaf-detailed platters and trays, there are countless ways to embrace the leaf and botanical trend. The trend of all things foliage is an...


2018 Trend Alert: Into the Woods

by | Saturday, December 1, 2018

With winter quickly settling in, it’s finally the season of bonfires and flannel. There’s nothing better than a chilly night warming up by the fire, and a cozy living space is the perfect place to start. The charm of a rustic cottage is hard to deny, and we’re all about embracing the feel of a “grandma’s cottage” with a little dash of luxury. Shown Here: Mayo Furniture Sumter Stone Upholstered Sofa So how do you go about creating the perfect rustic home space? It’s all in the patterns. Plaid...


Staff Favorites: Morgen's Interior Design Style

by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

Morgen - Creative Director "I consider my decor style more industrial with a hint of artisan flair. I lean more towards timeless furniture and lighting pieces while focusing on geometric forms, neutral color palettes, dark woods, iron accents and metallic pops of gold or bronze. I keep the use of color to interchangeable pieces such as throws, pillows and artwork. That way I can keep curating my space to match my ever-changing style without the need to frequently invest in or update large...


What We're Thankful For 2018

by | Saturday, November 17, 2018

To celebrate Thanksgiving 2018, we asked some of our staff to tell us what they're thankful for! Here is what they had to say... Jana - Co-owner & Co-founder "I'm thankful for freedom." Jennifer - Co-owner & Co-founder "I'm thankful for family." Jaci - Store Manager "I'm thankful for each and every day." Morgen - Creative Director "I'm thankful for laughter...and dad jokes." Matthew - Graphic Designer "I'm thankful for a supportive community." Yasmin - Warehouse Manager "I'm thankful for my...