Pin-point your decorating style with our interior design theme guide.
This timeless style can be defined as classic, elegant, and formal. Typically, furnishings are in 18th Century English, 19th Century Neo-Classical, and British Colonial Revival designs. Color palette is in the mid-tones with rich solid floral, plaid and stripe fabrics. Shop at Ethan Allen and William Sonoma Home for traditional furniture.
Transitional is basically a combination of Traditional and Contemporary designs. Mix and match formal traditional pieces and modern sophisticated lines to pull off this look. Pottery Barn , Crate & Barrel and Day Design & Decor are popular sources for Transitional furnishings.
Clean crisp and linear furniture with little frills or decoration define Contemporary style. Sleek geometric shapes with neutral to bright color palette with the latest modern trends or classic pieces. The best shops to find contemporary furnishings is Day Design & Decor, Bo Concept or West Elm.
Modern classics designed in post war 1950′s & 1960′s era heavily influence this design genre. From warm Danish wooden furniture to modern leather and chrome tubing chairs. You can achieve this look by shopping at Design With in Reach and Antique Stores.
Hollywood Regency is essentially all that glitters, making each rooms red carpet ready. Think of what classic movie stars of the 50′s would buy for their home and shop at 1st Dibs, Day Design & Decor, or Estate sales.
This decor embodies all the warmth and romance of Spainish culture. Ornately carved and rustic woods, rich velvet textures, and warm spicy colors achieve the look and feel of the Mediterranean. Achieve this style by shopping at Accents of Salado.
Anything goes in an Eclectic room. Mix colors, textures, patterns, shapes and design styles to make your own artistic statement. Take your pick of unique accents from ZGallerie, Plantation Design, or Day Design & Decor.
Vintage antique furniture that appears to be painted several times is the charm of Shabby Chic. Fabrics are inspired by old french linens, usually tea stained or bleached out cottons with muted pastel accents. The best place to shop for fancy distressed painted furniture and accents is at Anthropologie or local antique stores.
A cool misty breeze coming off the ocean is what I feel when entering a Coastal designed home. Relaxing, warm, light and airy with soft linen fabrics mixed with woven sea grass accents. Get this look from stores like Pottery Barn and West Elm.
This decor is fit for the Great Outdoors. Furniture made of unfinished wood, neutral color palette, hand forged iron hardware, leather and cowhide fabrics, and rural accents form a Rustic Lodge interior. Shop at Cabela’s for furnishings suitable for a cabin in the woods.
Sunny and cozy sensation of an Italian Country side villa is the allure of Tuscany design. Soft fabrics drenched in sunshine colors with dark distressed wood, ornate iron accents, and ancient stone finishes bring this look together. Obtain this style from stores like Drexel Heritage.
Peace and tranquility of a Zen home is accomplished through warm rich colors and minimalistic and Asian inspired furniture. This is a perfect design to incorporate elements of Feng Shui, especially when advised from my favorite expert The Feng Shui Guy.