Monthly Archive: February 2015

۹ Dark Wall Colors to Suit Your Mood (9 photos)

I wish I had a dollar for every time I describe something as “light and airy.” I love a light and airy space. Most people love a light and airy space. They commission designers to create light and airy out of dark and musty. A large percentage of the time, light and airy is the goal. But sometimes…

Shop Houzz: Frank Gehry and His Influence (66 photos)

Canadian-born architect Frank Gehry may be best known for his fantastical, gravity-defying buildings, but the designer, who now lives in Los Angeles, has also had a major impact on interior design. From Gehry’s creativity with unusual textiles to his inventive use of shapes and space, this Houzz Shop…

Why Design Loves a Mirror (13 photos)

Mirrors date back to ancient times when shiny metals and still pools of water were used to see one’s own image. However, mirrors are more than shards of glass that reflect the image in front. Designers long ago discovered the wonderful properties of mirrors and have used them not only to reflect but…

Shop Houzz: New York City Style (52 photos)

With more than 8 million people calling it home, New York City boasts a style of urban living like no other. New Yorkers are well read and beyond hip, and their homes (no matter how small) effortlessly blend a little grit with a creative bohemian spirit. With these picks from the Houzz Shop, you don’t…