Acrylic, also known as Lucite, was first developed in the 1930’s and is commonly associated with the Hollywood Regency Glam design era. However, 80 years later, this extremely versatile material still provides quality and sophistication to any interior.
THE DILEMMA: I am in the process of redesigning my feature wall in our open concept living room beach house. I have changed my aesthetic and decided I would like to be as minimalist as possible. Many on Houzz recommended I put stack stone to the ceiling. Not my taste! I have ordered a new […]
At times, starting an interior design project can seem quite overwhelming. Sometimes, you just do not know where to start, or even worse, what the end result should look like. That is where the CHD team comes in to save the day. The designers at CHD Interiors each have their own unique way of drawing […]
This family has been looking for a solution to their family room layout for over a year now, and has reached out to our experienced team of designers for help! See our response on how to create a stylish yet functional room the whole family can enjoy.
Let’s face it – we all find ourselves faced with interior design dilemmas. As professionals in the interior design biz, we, too, find an occasional predicament that leaves us a little stumped. Lucky for us, we have a heck of a design team, so when we get stumped, there are tons of opinionated designers here at CHD ready to weigh in on solving the problem. The wonderful thing about good design is that it can be achieved in many ways!
These custom box pleat valences provide another soft fabric to the space with an unexpected tape to compliment the paint color. The window treatments in both the sitting and library coordinate to create a sense of balance off of the foyer space. The design consistency in both rooms creates harmony, while adding another fabric to help with acoustic properties as well.
Lighting is a fun and creative way to express your style and also enhance the ambiance of room. Here are some of CHD’s favorite tips to help you select lighting that best accommodates your space. Selecting lighting that fits your space is of utmost importance. A common mistake is picking a light fixture that is too small for the required space. For example, tall ceilings and the area above large dining tables require larger chandeliers. For kitchen islands, you have the option of using a single chandelier or multiple pendants.
When planning any interior space, you not only want it to be beautiful – you also want it to be functional. As interior designers, our staff is well-trained in helping you with all your interior needs and perhaps most importantly, the space planning for your rooms. Before you can create the perfect room, you need to focus on how you live, what you do, how you function, etc. so you can maximize your home’s potential. Here are five important tips to remember when planning any interior space!