Traditional vs. Transitional Home Design

Much like the seasons, home decor changes over time. Before the Industrial Revolution, home design maintained a focus on luxury and grandeur. The Progressive Era challenged these fundamentals by drawing inspiration from quality craftsmanship and minimalist design. Architects began cultivating radical thoughts on home structure and experimented with simplicity. One prevailing notion was how the…

The Home-ifification of the Office

The home-ificiation of the office, or resimercial design, is quickly becoming the norm in offices around the world. Over the last few years this trend has gained momentum with workplaces incorporating thoughtful design, aimed at inspiring creativity and improving employee satisfaction. Casual collaboration areas, improved break room facilities that could pass as home kitchens or…

Retro Cool: The Allure of Mid-Century Modern Design

Aptly named, mid-century modern was an American architectural and interior design movement in the mid-20th century. The timeless appeal of this retro modern style has allowed its popularity to endure over 60 years on, as it still finds its way into modern homes around the world. Mid-century modern design was influenced by the International and…

Biophilic Design in the Office: The Nature Inspired Workplace

There’s nothing better than the feeling of being outside in fresh air absorbing the nature around you. From the beach, to the mountains, to the neighborhood park, to your own back yard, being outdoors surrounded by light and nature is invigorating and inspiring. But what do you do if you work in an office? How…

The Pros & Cons of Standing Desks

Sitting is the new smoking. Seems like you can’t go a week without hearing or reading that headline in the news. With all of the conveniences built into our modern lifestyle it can be hard to get in the daily dose of activity that the body requires to operate at its prime. Combine this with…

Easy Home Office Updates for the New Year

Is organizing your home office on your New Year’s resolution list this year? Perhaps you are tired of your uninspiring workspace or just ready for a change. Whatever it might be the New Year is the perfect time to update your home office for a fresh start and new inspiration to reinvigorate your work routine….

The Rise of Coworking

Coworking is a relatively new phenomenon that took off in the mid 2000’s as a growing number of Internet entrepreneurs and freelancers looked for space outside of their homes and the coffee shops to work. To meet the demands of this growing segment of the workforce coworking spaces began popping up around the world, providing…

Target Partner Award of Excellence 2016

We were recently honored to receive the Partner Award of Excellence 2016 from Target Corporation. Target’s top vendor partners are bestowed this prestigious honor each year to mark extraordinary performance and dedication to the Target brand. Innovative leadership, superior business practices and commitment to Target’s core strategies of Differentiation, Value, and Reliability are key factors…

5 Ways to Style the Perfect Bar Cart

With the recent resurgence of classic designs, the humble bar cart, or serving cart as some prefer, has quickly become the must-have item for any modern home. Designed for easy entertaining, this simple accent piece accommodates all of the beverages, barware and other necessities to serve your guests and yourself! The origins of the serving…

Simple Ways to Entertain Guests for a Stress Free Holiday

November marks that magical time of year when friends and family start gathering to celebrate the holidays. Whether you are hosting overnight guests or throwing your annual holiday get-together, it can be stressful ensuring that your friends and family are comfortable while visiting your home. With Thanksgiving kicking off the annual holiday season next week,…

Fight Like A Girl, Fight For A Cure

October is breast cancer awareness month which affords us an opportunity to reach out and support those near and dear to us. This very day, in offices, in boardrooms, in our neighborhoods, and in our homes the ranks most dear to us; mothers, daughters, friends, wives and colleagues are holding the night sentry and raising…