Everyone is looking for fresh new ideas for the hottest new trends and styles for home improvement or interior design. However, how does a homeowner avoid those awful design blunders without going through trial by errors? A great way to start is with reading design magazines, such as Interior Design or Architectural Digest. Also, you can visit design websites such as Houzz.com, HGTV.com, Martha StewartLiving.com and a host of others.
I came across an article from Moen, a leading faucet and home accessory brand manufacturer on Tips to Avoid Design Disasters. At first blush, you may wonder what this has to do with faucets, since this is what Moen has been known for over the years. However, since Moen’s product line includes kitchen and bath faucets, accessories, showerheads, bath safety products, kitchen sinks for residential and commercial properties, it makes perfect sense for them to share helpful design advice. Full disclosure, at Donco Designs, we love the Moen brand and use them in several commercial and
Update your lighting. Have you ever wondered why some people look better in certain professional photos or why you feel better in some restaurants or can stay in the Nordstrom cosmetic section all day? I know that it sounds funny, but a lot has to do with the lighting. Why should you cheat your home from having thr best design? A popular place to spend money on is in the kitchen and bathroom? Adding recessed lighting in these two areas can do wonders for the atmosphere and making the rooms more enjoyable.