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Color Trends 2015

Color Trends 2015

 Our world is shaped by trends that are constantly changing. Do we follow trends or do the trends follow us? This is similar to asking what came first – the chicken or the egg. As we tire of colors that have dominated our clothing and interiors, new colors become popular therefore creating new color trends. And so it goes. Benjamin Moore Paints began producing an annual Color Trend report and although it offers color combinations that are fresh and new each year, they do not necessarily control our color choices for interior design. If you’re looking for paint color inspiration to add new accents to your rooms, take a look at their Color Trends report at...

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Designing Windows – An Inside Look at Maximizing Your Windows’ Potential

Designing Windows – An Inside Look at Maximizing Your Windows’ Potential

Windows are the most imposing element of interior architecture in almost any room. They are the primary light source in a room during the day. In addition, windows create focal points in a room and emphasize architectural elements such as fireplaces and bays. Second only to doors, windows control the placement of furniture within a room.

The type of window used in a home characterizes the style of the interior architecture. If draped properly, the treatments used on windows will pull the interior design together by uniting the colors, patterns and styles of the furniture, walls and floors. By designing a complementary window treatment, the room develops a dynamic flow. This is the primary goal in interior design. Sound easy? Well, how about challenging?

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Designer Wins 2012 Envision Design and Ingenuity Workroom Awards

Designer Wins 2012 Envision Design and Ingenuity Workroom Awards

Designer Wins Prestigious Window Treatments Award

BARRINGTON, Il (April 22, 2012) – Designer Nancy Sibrava won Second Place for the design of a Combination Treatment in the 2012 Envision Design and Workroom Ingenuity Awards being announced this week at Vision 12: International Window Coverings Expo™ at McCormick Place in Chicago.

With a degree in interior design, Sibrava is a Licensed Interior Designer in the State of Illinois and has achieved the designation of Certified Residential Designer through the CQRID Exam given by the Interior Design Society (IDS). She has practiced design for 31 years.

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Chicago Living Room Design

Chicago Living Room Design

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Chicago Study Design

Chicago Study Design

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