Traditionally, growing older is associated with hospitals, nursing homes, or institutionalized equipment for those who choose to continue living at home. However, this is 2014! Forget everything you think you know about disability-friendly bathrooms. There are many more options these days for people who want to live comfortably in their home as they age. Modernized […]
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The bathroom has evolved from a simple place to take care of business to a place expected to be serene and relaxing, much like a spa. People love to spend hours lounging in the tub or singing in the shower. As the demand for these luxury spaces increases, the variety of options explodes to meet […]
Written by Cristie Schlosser As I draw close to the completion of my own project, it has never been clearer to me how the industry and disciplines fit together. The past two years, I’ve been both the client and the Interior Designer. Of course, my husband Rodney is the real client, but I’ve chosen to […]
What is stronger than Kevlar, more rare than a four leaf clover, and shines like an Olympic gold medal? A textile made entirely of spider silk. On display at the American Museum of Natural History, this incredible piece took four years and over one million spiders to create. Although the title of “largest textile made […]
Written by Amy Tran At SDG, we are ecstatic over the refreshing yet rebellious color palette for this spring. In 2014, there is a powerful balance between vivid and fearless hues paired with subdued and calming pastels. Normally these colors are not paired together. They are defying convention, and we are in love. Eye Pleaser: Objects […]
Written by Guest Blogger Kayla Harvey Its summer, its hot, and its not showing signs of stopping. Wouldn’t it be nice to enjoy some cool breezes rather than bake in the sun? If you are trying to beat the heat here are some helpful tips to keep your outdoor spaces cool as the dog days […]
Written By Guest Blogger: Kayla Harvey Think you know the era of art best described by your style? If art embodied people as an attitude, what would yours say? You might be surprised by it! If the world of art is an ocean for which to swim, then lets jump into the puddle of this […]
Written By Guest Blogger: Kayla Harvey Prime the Flux Capacitor, and secure your time-travel helmets for this installment of Design 101. We will be reaching back, way back, to discover the origins of modern design through the birth of geometry and the Arabic numerical system. If all that does not sound like enough fun for […]
Contributing Author: Amy Tran Crisp, timeless and always a glimmer of elegance, the classic black & white color combo will never go out of style. An homage to the great Dorothy Draper, black and white flooring juxtaposed with ornate window casings and doorways create an alluring quality. A great amount of attention is placed on […]
Contributing Author: Amy Tran Ranging from hippie chic, to tribal safari to elegant embellishment, Ikat is a highly sought after material due to the time, effort and precision that goes into making it. There are many variations of Ikat, as it has origins in India, Japan and many South East Asian countries. The meaning of […]