Whether your furniture is beginning to look worn or you are just searching for a fresh new look, reupholstery and slip covers are easy ways to make your piece look brand new. There are many benefits to deciding to alter the appearance of a piece that you already own, one of which being that it can often be less expensive than buying a new piece. Keep reading as we describe what it means to reupholster a piece, what exactly a slipcover is, and which would be the right choice for you.
Modern Sophistication: Decorating with Geometrics
Stemming from ancient Greek art and fashion, the use of lines and shapes has made its way to the center of interior design. Geometrics is defined as the use of lines and shapes to create a pattern or design. Using geometric designs in a space creates visual interest and expresses feelings and mood. However, using these designs can be overwhelming to the inexperienced designer. Follow these simple tips to add some modern sophistication to any room in your home.
Visiting a Design Center: Everything You Need to Know
Design Centers are typically large buildings full of showrooms or stalls for home design product vendors to display their goods. Wallcoverings, fabric, custom furniture — almost everything you need to decorate your home can be found at a Design Center. Access to these specialized shopping centers has traditionally been exclusive “to-the-trade”. However, more Design Centers are welcoming the public.
This is due in part to the changes brought about by the internet and expanding access to information formerly held by professionals. In addition, consumers now expect to find just about anything (both information and products) online. Buyers who are educating themselves online are demanding access to previously guarded trade secrets, and to showrooms where they can see products first-hand. However, a smart consumer also knows when hiring an expert is the best choice.