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Smart Ideas To Make Your Home More Secure for the Hurricane Season

If you live in an area of the country prone to hurricanes, preparation is the key to reducing damage. Your home is one of the biggest investments you'll make in your lifetime, so protecting it from natural disasters should be a top priority. Basics, like making sure your homeowner's insurance [...]

2019-11-04T18:50:41+00:00Design Blog|

Interior Design – 3 Silly Ideas from TV Shows and The Better Alternatives

We've all watched them. Those interior design shows on HGTV and DIY are some of the most popular shows on cable TV. Whether it's the Property Brothers, or Chip and JoJo, popular TV shows are driving the trends in interior design today. While many of these programs showcase great ideas [...]

2019-11-04T18:50:42+00:00Design Blog|

Universal Design – 5 Ideas To Make Any Home More Accessible

In recent years, several terms have become common in the interior design world that while they describe similar techniques, are actually each distinct design concepts. Accessible design, usable design, and universal design are all concepts that focus on providing products and services that are easier for everyone to use, regardless of [...]

2019-11-04T18:50:42+00:00Design Blog|

Four Reasons Why You Should Work With An Interior Designer on Your Next Project

Your home should provide you with a relaxing respite from the daily stresses of life while bringing you comfort and joy. Your space should not only look great, but it should also be a reflection of your style and function in a way that fits your lifestyle. Great spaces don't [...]

2019-11-04T18:50:42+00:00Design Blog|

Understanding Florida Building Codes and Standards

Building codes are put in place to maintain the safety and integrity of any new building construction. In Florida, understanding of, and compliance with state building codes is not only a critical element of any remodeling, renovation or new build project, but it's also the law. Residential and commercial structures [...]

2019-11-04T18:50:42+00:00Design Blog|

The Importance of Interior Design if You Choose to Age-In-Place

Currently, more Baby Boomers are retiring every day. The Boomers are one of the most active and independent generations in history and a growing trend today is the move toward aging-in-place. Aging-in-place means that an older person is making the conscious decision to safely and comfortably stay in their home [...]

2019-11-04T18:50:42+00:00Design Blog|

Universal Design: The Standards Benefits of Creating an All-Inclusive Environment

Today, there is a major trend in the new construction, interior design, and remodeling industry that has been rapidly gaining in popularity. As older homeowners are choosing to age-in-place, and the trend for multi-generational families living together continues to grow, universal design is becoming a much-requested approach to remodeling. The [...]

2019-11-04T18:50:43+00:00Design Blog|

The Importance of The Home In The Healing Process

At the beginning of the 20th century—the average human lifespan was only 47 years—and people with chronic conditions lived in institutions. Obviously, people are living longer today. The average lifespan has increased to 76, largely due to healthier living, better medicine, and vaccines and sanitation that have virtually eliminated [...]

2019-11-04T18:50:43+00:00Design Blog|