Category Archives: Interior Design

Trend Update: Is the formal dining room in or out?

For the last several years, the dining room seemed to be one of the least popular areas of the home.   Sure, a homeowner still technically needed a formal dining room as part of their house plan for re-sale value. However, the average family seemed to be only using this space during a few special […]

A tremendous transformation: How SH Designs brightened Progress Lighting’s headquarters with touches of home

While our team takes an enormous amount of pride entering Hubbell Lighting’s state-of-the-art LEED certified headquarters every day, even we couldn’t believe our eyes when we saw how our very own Lighting Solutions Center was transformed during the Be Bright Event! Sandy Hankins and Deidre Jordan of Greenville, S.C.-based SH Designs agreed to incorporate Progress […]

Home Tour: A 1906 Remodel Breathes Southern Romance

Home design enthusiast Esther De Wolde had always dreamed of restoring an old southern home. But, living thousands of miles away in Canada, she doubted that this bucket list item would ever truly come to fruition.   When Esther came upon a 1906 Arts & Crafts bungalow in Mobile, Alabama – the pieces of her […]

How to decorate an awe-inspiring formal living area

Orchestrating the elements of a room can be a playful and creative endeavor. Embrace color, comfort and luxe – and a variety of styles – in order to express your personal vision of home.   Formal + Casual Elements:  Mix formal and casual elements like a metallic vase with a handful of flowers in delightful disarray. […]

An exclusive luxury home tour with award-winning interior designer Doris Pearlman

Through extraordinary talent, careful attention to detail and expert design techniques, Doris Pearlman is in the business of bringing people’s dream home visions to life. As an award-winning interior designer, respected industry thought leader and founder of Possibilities for Design, Inc., Doris partners with national homebuilders across the country to develop creative and inspiring interior […]

Designer picks for lighting your french country kitchen

  The elegance of European decor and the simplistic beauty of country style come together in perfect harmony in the French Country home. If you are smitten by the mixing of vibrant and subtle hues, wrought-iron furniture, blue and white porcelain and whitewashed wood surfaces – you have the French Country bug. Timeless toile prints and provincial […]

Traditional charm and eclectic style collide in a unique bungalow remodel

When Lee and Liz Lowry learned they were pregnant after just a few short months of marriage, they knew it was time to kick their home remodel plans into high gear.   The couple had recently purchased a quiet 1920s bungalow style home in the heart of a young, trendy neighborhood in Charlotte, N.C. – […]

3 keys to lighting your vintage home

Do you love flea-market finds that you can update with your own touch of creativity? Does your heart soar when you walk into a room that feels like you’ve stepped back in time? Are you giddy that brass finishes are coming back in style? Are you drawn to antique shops?  If you answered “yes” to any of […]

How to bring your rustic farmhouse style to life

The rustic farmhouse style can be described as clean and simple with a country flair. Rich wood tones, rustic antique décor and white simplicity in an open layout are all details that characterize this style of design. Read on to learn how you can incorporate this intriguing and inviting design approach to every room of […]

5 ways to beautify your home office space and work smarter, not harder

Studies show that the design of your office space actually can have an affect on your mood, energy and even work productivity. If you have the freedom to work from home, the style and decor of your home office is about more than just preference – it can directly impact your workplace success! Here are some things to keep in […]