Interior Design Trend Forecast 2019

Interior Design Trend Forecast 2019

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, Fun Report, General, Things To know
We might be a few months into the New Year, but a new season (it’s officially Spring!) is the perfect time to incorporate new trends into your home. And our designers are always on the pulse on what’s up and coming in interior design. Trends have a way of moving in a circular motion. What once was popular will inevitably come around again. And what’s popular now may at some point be considered passé. But that’s the beauty of it! Our interiors are a mirror to what’s going in the world and a representation of our personalities. Anne Bugatch, a design consultant from our Boston showroom, reminds us, “When you’re designing a space there has to be a passion for what you’re doing. It’s about feeling.” As your furniture friend…
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Boston Design Week 2019: Everything You Need to Know

Boston Design Week 2019: Everything You Need to Know

Buzz, Circle Furniture News, Community and Boston, Designers, Fun Report, General, Things To know
The Sixth Annual Boston Design Week 2019 is taking place from March 27th to April 7th, spanning 12 days of events and activities surrounding design in the Greater Boston area. There will be events on the topic of graphic design, fashion, interior design, technical design, historic preservation, and architecture. We spoke to Meaghan Flaherty from Fusco and Four, about the inspiration behind Boston Design Week and what she’s excited for this year. About Boston Design Week Boston Design Week was held for the first time in March 2014, although the idea for it had been in the works for years prior to that. Meaghan describes, “Boston really needed a celebration of all aspects of design. We wanted to create an event that was accessible to everyone. A lot of people…
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Styling with Houseplants: Adding Balance, Color, and Texture

Styling with Houseplants: Adding Balance, Color, and Texture

Colorful Ideas, Community and Boston, Design Inspiration, Designers, Fun Report, General, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
Houseplants are trending right now. And for good reason! Not only are they beneficial for your health and the air quality in your home, but they’re a stunning addition to your home décor. Catherine Willey, our store manager in Framingham, loves houseplants for the life they breathe into your home. And besides looking beautiful, houseplants play an important role in your home design by adding balance, color, and texture to your room plan. Balance Balance is key in interior design. And it’s one of those somewhat indefinable elements of design. Without it, your room will look off but you may not know why. Using houseplants to create structural balance in your home is a unique and fun way to create interest in a space. For example, placing a tall floor…
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Cozy Reading Nooks: A Book Lover’s Dream

Cozy Reading Nooks: A Book Lover’s Dream

Colorful Ideas, Community and Boston, Design Inspiration, Designers, Fun Report, General, Tips and Tricks
Book lovers all over the world dream of having perfect reading nooks in their homes. Sometimes, it seems as if these are a privilege of the wealthy, but thanks to DIY creative ideas, making your own reading nook is becoming a global trend. There are many benefits of having an isolated, comfy, and relaxing place that never stops tempting you to grab a book and engage in endless reading. Here are some tips and tricks on how to make your reading nook the dreamiest place ever. Surround the reading corner with bookshelves With bookshelves surrounding your reading place, you're guaranteed to be protected from disturbances. By placing bookshelves around your reading nook, you're sending a clear message – this is a place for reading. Start small, and don’t be put…
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Houseplants 101: Cost, Care, and More

Houseplants 101: Cost, Care, and More

Colorful Ideas, Community and Boston, Design Inspiration, Fun Report, General, Things To know, Tips and Tricks
Bringing plants into your home is beneficial in so many ways. Countless studies, including one from NASA, have been conducted about the stress-relieving, soothing, and purifying properties that plants have in the home. And from a design perspective, the appeal is clear: houseplants bring the outdoors in and add texture, dimension, and color to your home. We also know that learning to take care of plants in the home can be a challenge. We spoke with Lindsey Swett, the owner and founder of Niche Urban Supply Plant shop to get her expert take on bringing plants in the home as a beginner. Let’s start with the basics Why should you bring plants into the home? Lindsey says, “We believe plants support your creativity and allow you to experiment and embrace…
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Interiors Inspiration with Renee: Pantone Color of the Year

Interiors Inspiration with Renee: Pantone Color of the Year

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, Fun Report, Pick of the Week, Tips and Tricks
Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year is Living Coral, an energetic, golden-hued coral. Renee Devlin, one of our Senior Design Consultants, loves the choice. “I love the energy it gives off. It brings passion, warmth, and a sense of coziness to your space.” The color is a happy juxtaposition against the cold, grey months of winter. “I love it in winter because it brings that burst of warmth in. But I don’t think of it as a seasonal color. It’s a very healthy, rejuvenating color that can be incorporated year-round.” Renee’s Design Process When it came to putting together the mood board, Renee wanted to stay a little outside of the box. “I think people see a vibrant color like this and…
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Designer’s Pick of the Week: Cheryl Sofa

Designer’s Pick of the Week: Cheryl Sofa

Colorful Ideas, Design Inspiration, Designers, Fun Report, Pick of the Week
Cheryl Harrington, from our Pembroke showroom, has a favorite this week. And it’s the aptly named Cheryl Sofa! The sofa is an English arm, tight back sofa. “It’s always nice and neat looking because of the tight back,” she explains. It’s 42” inches deep, making it cozy and cuddly, and perfect if you’re tall. "It’s a classic design, and you can put a couple pillows on the arm if you want to nap, relax, or watch TV.” Cheryl loves the versatility of the sofa, “You can dress it up or dress it down, and it comes with two big pillows. I love the leg, but you can opt for a feral instead if you don’t like that look.” There are numerous fabrics to pick from, as well several different finishes…
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