Staying Cool When It Comes to Ceiling Fans

Think ceiling fans are passé? Well, here’s the thing: it takes a lot to give the boot to something as wildly functional as a ceiling fan. We can, though, improve on that wobbly, noisy, faux-wood -bladed clunker that comes to mind!   The sky (or at least the...
The Evolution of Generation Z: Designing for the Future

The Evolution of Generation Z: Designing for the Future

There’s a new type of student graduating into higher education and with it comes a new way of learning. For students born between the years of 1994-2014 information is purely digital. Students of this age, or Generation Z, are more independent than ever because they...
Go with the Flow

Go with the Flow

Continuity in Design Every successfully designed home has a sense of continuity. Yup, you can write that in stone. Continuity doesn’t mean that every room in your home should be painted the same color, or even that every room should project exactly the same style...
Kids’ Bedrooms

Kids’ Bedrooms

Want to have some real decorating fun? Tackle a child’s bedroom. Oh, the possibilities! Even if you normally draw a blank (or are crazy indecisive) when it comes to interior design, the lucky child you’re designing for will provide plenty of compelling inspiration —...
Designing Clinics that are Anything but Clinical

Designing Clinics that are Anything but Clinical

Talk about first impressions! One step inside a clinic, and we’ve (consciously or subconsciously) decided if the clinic and its staff are successful, dependable, efficient, friendly, cold, personal, up-to-date, or stuck in a bygone era. And that’s just for starters....
Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

Using Art to Add Drama to a Space Megan Pape, Designer, Lori Wiles Design Some people are content to play it safe. They add pizzazz to a room with a brighter-than-usual (chartreuse?) accent pillow or an unexpected print (zebra stripes?) on an accent rug. And that’s a...