Price: For the same quantity of furniture and accessories, you’re going to spend a half to a third of what you would spend at other stores.
Simplicity: Ikea feels like a corn maze you’ll never exit, but in reality having every single item you
It happens to everyone eventually. You look around your house and think, “This furniture is looking old. When did this carpet get so stained? And why isn’t there more light in here?”
Things that probably looked great 10 years ago are… tired. It’s time for a
We welcome Arthur Smith @LEDwatcher to DesignFixHome.com as our guest blogger.
Common Home Lighting Mistakes
Illuminating your house in a way that is effective, economical and elegant is not nearly as simple as it looks. Ignoring certain considerations can end up wasting you a lot of money
Do you like to come home to a minimalist, uncluttered environment? Or do you feel more comfortable with an eclectic assortment of cozy furnishings? An urban loft feel? Or the ambiance of a beach cottage?
Whatever your style, it’s best to define the overall look you
A few weeks ago we had the privilege of co-sponsoring a Friday night wine & cheese event at Montrose Apartments in Mountain View. It’s such an awesome location, close to everything and with great amenities. We had a chance to mingle with all the neighbors
Whether your favorite color scheme is bright or neutral, your house will look best when you have an overall plan for colors and finishes. A whole-house color palette can give you confidence to shop for home decor or select paint, because as long as you
You’ve probably already figured out how to get good light on the tasks you do at home. A bright light for bike repairs, for instance, or a way to minimize glare on your monitor. But what type of lighting is best for dinner with friends,
Every color is affected by the light sources around it, both natural and electric. Before painting a room with what you think is your favorite color, select the right lighting to ensure you get what you are expecting.
Isn’t all lighting about the same other than
From the engineer: LoveSac spent some time thinking about this sofa design.
Flexible: with LoveSac’s interchangeable components, you can go from sofa to chaise to theater seating in minutes! As your lifestyle changes or you just want to mix it up, this design flexes with you. Bonus:
Silicon Valley loves to combine sleek design with great functionality, and we’re no different. Our founders reflect this combination, as Amanda Giles is an expert in visual design and color, while Shelly Ostman is an electrical engineer with an affinity for efficiency and functional design.