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Interior Design Inspiration: Living Rooms

Interior Design Inspiration: Living Rooms

If kitchens are the heart of the home, then living rooms are the lungs. (I made that up myself.) They come in second but are still very much needed. And they help turn a house into home. Three things stand out to me when it comes to living room design. First the furniture, then the walls and lastly architectural elements. Living Room Furniture You walk into a living room and it’s stuck in a time warp. 9 times out of…

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HTML Shortcut Codes For Beginners

HTML Shortcut Codes For Beginners

Are you learning to code in HTML? There are a lot of codes to remember. I’ll help you remember the ones you’ll use most. 1. HTML Headings and Paragraphs When you’re writing in code, your headings and paragraphs look like this. When they are put into a web browser they end up looking like what you see below. It’s important that you use end tags. If the text in your paragraph starts with <p>, then you will need to end…

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Package Design that Catches Your Eye

Package Design that Catches Your Eye

We buy things that appeal to our eyes. That’s why package design is so important. We will choose the item in the best packaging. It’s just human nature. Want to get an A+ on your package design skills? Check out the following brands. The cute bottle above is from beauty supplement producer, The Tonik. I like that they chose an uncommon bottle shape. The packaging is simplistic and cute at the same time. The next design is also simple, but…

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Minimalist Bedroom Interior Design

Minimalist Bedroom Interior Design

Minimalist design is a big trend right now. So many people are decluttering. There are so many books about it. I can’t count how many times I’ve read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. I’m still not a true minimalist. Though I envy those who are. I love the bedroom above. The rug takes an otherwise bland room and makes it very unique. The eames-style chair is also a nice touch. It adds a nice mid-century modern touch. The night…

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Photography: My Top 3 Tips for Beginners

Photography: My Top 3 Tips for Beginners

Camera manuals and photography how-to videos can be very overwhelming . What are the most important things when you are just starting out? I can think of three things that really stand out to me. Aperture in Photography In photography, the aperture is the amount of light you are letting into the lense of the camera. There are places that have limited natural light. You will need to adjust the aperture to let in the needed amount of light. Aperture…

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Which colors for your design project?

Which colors for your design project?

Colors have a large effect on us. They can push us or discourage us to do a certain thing. How can you use colors in your design to bring your message across? Fun and Playful Colors When a brand is looking to create a product with a fun and playful image, they use colors that represent life and vibrancy (above). Yellow, red and orange can be used to describe a product as being fun and playful. These colors show consumers…

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Interior Design Inspiration: Kitchens

Interior Design Inspiration: Kitchens

Kitchens are the heart of the home for good reason. They bring everyone together and give a house life. That’s why designing a kitchen you love is so important. And this doesn’t mean gutting your whole kitchen and starting over. Kitchen Seating Add kitchen chairs that really make a statement. If you have a bar, use stools that are unique and not like others you have seen before. Interesting Light Fixtures Lighting, especially in the kitchen, really brings warmth to…

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Luxury Vintage Car Showcase

Luxury Vintage Car Showcase

It’s been a long time since since I’ve posted anything about automotive design or cars in general. My phone has been holding up these stunning photos. The photos are from the Greenwich Concours D’elegance Car Show. Every year the car show is held in Greenwich, Connecticut. I haven’t attended in a couple of years and hope to be able to attend this year. The show showcases some of the rarest vintage cars in the world. Now you can see why I…

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Interior Design Inspiration: Cozy Winter Spaces

Interior Design Inspiration: Cozy Winter Spaces

We all love that cozy winter feeling. When you’re snuggled up under a blanket drinking hot chocolate you get that feeling. I first heard about hygge from a Hong Kong blogger named Charmaine. Shout out to her! Get that feeling from your interior design with hygge (pronounced hue-guh not hoo-gah). Hygge is a Danish word. Use it to describe that warm cozy feeling. Let’s experience it through some cozy interior design details. Think about Scandinavian furniture with wooden accents. Or…

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Pantone Color of the Year 2019

Pantone Color of the Year 2019

Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2019 is “Living Coral.” I’ve always been a fan of coral so I’m really excited to find new ways to incorporate the color into future design projects. This is the color that will inspire Interior Designers, Graphic Designers and Photographers alike in 2019. Let’s see how we can use it. Interior Design Don’t feel the need to paint all the walls in your house using this bright coral color. Think about adding pops of…

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