Tag Archives: remodeling

Trend Alert: Urban Industrial

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Raw materials, a monochromatic palette, metal fixtures and modern furnishings are all details that describe the industrial trend. Preserving the historic elements of a building creates the desired urban appeal for this particular style. Here are some industrial-inspired facets experts pay attention to: Raw materials Existing elements like metal, steel, concrete, brick and wood are […]

3 ways to decorate your traditional bedroom

Traditional furnishings can have a classic look without being too formal or precious. Embrace soft colors like sea green and ivory in a mix of inviting texture to create a welcoming atmosphere. 1. Focus on comfort: Above all, the bedroom should be a serene retreat, a place where light, color and form combine to create […]

How to refresh your space for the New Year {Guest Post}

By Bryn Huntpalmer, Modernize With the new year comes the fresh promise of a brand new start—including in your home! Here at Modernize, we ring in the new year by trading out our tired designs for some fresh inspiration. Here’s what we plan on trying this winter. In the Kitchen: Paint Your Cabinets It’s pretty […]

Get this designer look with lighting

Get the designer look with lighting

All designers are different. From their processes to their styles to their specialties – there are no two designers that are exactly alike. But there is one thing they all can agree on – lighting greatly impacts the beauty, functionality and perceived value of a home. We had the pleasure of working with Masterpiece Design Group on a project featuring […]

What’s your unique lighting style? Find out here.

With a seemingly endless number of finishes, sizes, styles and materials to choose from – settling on the right lighting fixtures for your home can sometimes be daunting. Before you even open the lighting catalog, you should start by determining your unique decorating style. Then, you can narrow the search by focusing on fixture families […]

Quick and Easy Bedroom Makeovers

Dreaming of a gorgeous bedroom? We know how you feel. All too often, living rooms and kitchens take priority when it comes to decorating, and bedrooms can wind up in a perpetual state of blah. Check out these simple ideas for giving your sleep space an upgrade in no time at all. Paint Don’t be […]

Trend Talk: Invigorating colors

We’re excited to launch “Trend Talk Tuesdays” in which we bring you the latest and greatest in home design trends. We recently had the privilege to sit down with design experts at Masterpiece Design Group and learn a little more about the trending wants and needs of today’s homeowner. Today, we’re talking colors. And not […]

4 ways to elegantly light your dining setting

At Progress Lighting we offer a diverse range of styles and designs to cater to your personal home decor tastes. To do this effectively, we divide our fixtures into Lifestyle classifications, allowing you to easily create your very own lighting assortment that fits the environment you have created in your home. For the homeowner that […]

Renovation in America: Trends & Findings

The popular interior design social media site Houzz conducted a nationwide survey with more than 100,000 respondents on renovation and decorating activity. As the largest survey of its kind, the purpose remains to: Provide unique insights into historical and planned projects Determine the motivations behind these products Highlight the impact of the economy on home […]

Houzz reports kitchen remodeling trends

A recent article posted by Remodeling.com highlights findings from Houzz‘s Fall 2013 Kitchen Trends Study. Here’s a high level review of the trends… Most Houzz users don’t want a larger kitchen, but want the feeling of space. Islands and open concepts are most popular now. Stainless steel is the top finish selection for appliances, followed […]