Design Expert Michael Rohr takes a look back at this past season of design clips with some of his favorite moments...and some missteps along the way. Enjoy
We all find ourselves with small mementos from trips, or given to us as gifts. Mayne we collect things like shells, or glass. We sometimes call these things Tchotchkes. Fun word. But not so fun when spread all over the place...which distracts from clean design.
Rustic Modern. Seems like a contradiction in terms. But it’s really about the dramatic balance between old and new. It’s about the natural look of something rustic, the rough edges and time honed patina teamed up with the sleek and modern. The old makes the new more interesting and visa versa.
One of the easiest ways to change up a room is to change up the artwork. Don't be afraid to make a big statement. In many homes today walls are larger than ever, and using pictures that are too small for the wall makes your artwork look lonely. Large pieces of artwork hold the wall and give dramatic impact.
The quality of light in your rooms is as important as every other design decision you make. Don’t use your overhead lights for anything but finding your keys. Overhead lights tend to create flat, cool lighting without nuance or glow. Instead light your room up with table lamps. The shades provide warm diffused lighting, that cozy feeling. Floor lamps are another good option. Lamps can be colorful, sculptural and interesting
Welcome to Season 3 of Design Clips, Slumberland's Award Winning Web Series! When it comes to making a bed look beautiful, there are many ways to go. The wrong way to go...too many throw pillows. Part of good design is easy living. Right way...keep it simple and let just a couple throw pillows make a statement of color and design.