Posts tagged "Shane Inman"
Upon entering the magnificent 20,000-square-foot showroom of Lightology in Chicago, the magical illumination of thousands of lighting displays transports one into a transcendental state of electrical bliss. For an interior designer, taking a client to any lighting showroom – let alone one this size – can be a daunting task. We need to be well... Read more »
CHICAGO'S ANNUAL RANDOLPH STREET MARKET FESTIVAL - Whether you refer to it as old, antique or vintage, there’s something for everybody!
Just as the fascinating syndicated television program Antiques Road Show has the ability to mesmerize viewers – when lucky participants discover their bric-a-brac is worth a small fortune – Chicago’s Randolph Street Market will captivate you with the prospect of finding that once-in-a-lifetime conversation piece and will have you bragging to everyone who will listen... Read more »
Congratulations! You finally found it – your beautiful new home! After months of combing the local real estate market, stressing over offers and counter-offers, you may feel as if your dreams are finally coming true. But before you begin unpacking grandma’s china and propping the glossy wedding photo up on the mantel, you will want... Read more »
1. Padded Headboard A padded headboard adds additional fabric to your bed, allowing you to tie in more texture and color with your surrounding fabrics for cohesive harmony. A wooden headboard tells a story of heirloom quality, whereas a padded headboard says “Hello boutique hotel sophistication!” 2. Window Treatments Bare windows can look great in... Read more »
DESIGN SECRETS FROM THE PROS - In A Reimagined Space, There Is An Easy Solution To Almost Any Problem
Design Secrets from the Pros In a reimagined space, there is an easy solution to almost any problem. Small Space Many people make the mistake of thinking that smaller rooms require lighter paint colors to brighten them up. Actually, it’s just the opposite. As strange as it may sound, smaller spaces appear larger when painted... Read more »
In today’s era of home remodeling and new construction, how does one decide on what surfacing to choose for floors? With such an abundance of choices and diverse personal tastes, why do we prefer carpet in the Midwest and insist on tile in the South? Your geographic location may play an even greater part in... Read more »
Upon entering any space, there are areas of immediate interest that the science of interior design recognizes as focal points. Focal points include anything that immediately, and often unconsciously, captures the viewer’s attention and is interesting enough to make them want to look further. Interior designers are skilled at creating focal points, assembling all elements... Read more »