Archive for 'Home & Decor'

Fort Lauderdale Design and Remodeling Show

Fort Lauderdale Design and Remodeling Show

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub Three South Florida designers will demystify how homes can be transformed into a reflection of the homeowners’ lifestyle Oct 17-19 at the Fall Fort Lauderdale Home, Design and Remodeling Show at the [...]

What’s new in the kitchen: gadgets, fixtures

What’s new in the kitchen: gadgets, fixtures

Few rooms can look dated more than a kitchen. Product designers are constantly offering new and improved options to give the heart of the home more style and to help making cooking easier. Here are some [...]

New fixtures turn bath into a spa experience

New fixtures turn bath into a spa experience

Bathroom design has come a long way from standard tubs and simple sinks. Each year the industry designs more innovative items to turn the bath into a spa experience or one fit for a luxury hotel [...]

Good design for the indoors is also good out

Good design for the indoors is also good out

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub   Tweet [...]

Fantastic new designer faux finishes

Fantastic new designer faux finishes

Want the look of marble, granite or wood without the maintenance? Technology has helped manufacturers of porcelain tile and quartz to produce fabulous fakes for your walls, floors and countertops. The secret is ink-jet imaging. By [...]

How to get the designer kitchen look at home

How to get the designer kitchen look at home

How to get the look at home By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub Anyone who has remodeled a kitchen in the past few years knows the choices now are so varied it’s a good idea to narrow the [...]

Indoor design for outdoor living

Indoor design for outdoor living

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub These days you can have almost anything in your outdoor design that you have indoors. Manufacturers, realizing how important outdoor living is to consumers today, have designed everything from rugs to lamps [...]

New light on designer lighting fixtures

New light on designer lighting fixtures

The right lighting is more than just decorative. It can set the mood for a romantic evening or a casual get together with friends. Just remember this designer tip: Hire an electrician to install dimmers so [...]

Entertaining with stylish bar and tableware

Entertaining with stylish bar and tableware

Whether you are cooking a simple meal or having the event catered, pepping up the presentation at the bar and dinner table can be as simple as getting new wine glasses to discovering some elegant new [...]

Design ideas for simplifying home storage

Design ideas for simplifying home storage

 No matter how large your house, if it isn’t organized it can look chaotic and cluttered. We have solutions to simplify your life. Specially designed closets. Decorative chests. Custom wall units. And even Murphy beds hidden behind [...]