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Reviving the Romance: 5 Design Tips for a Romantic Makeover

Reviving the Romance: 5 Design Tips for a Romantic Makeover

What better way to celebrate the month of love than by infusing a touch of romanticism into our homes? Now, before you start picturing heart motifs and an overload of red, let's clarify something. Romanticism in interior design is NOT about clichéd Valentine's Day decorations. So forget the kitschy Cupid cutouts; we're talking about a romance ...
The Art of Productivity: Stylish Home Office Revamp Tips

The Art of Productivity: Stylish Home Office Revamp Tips

Ah, the home office – that special corner where the magic happens - or where it's supposed to. We've all been there, haven't we? Staring at the screen, hoping for a spark of inspiration amidst the clutter of papers and the humdrum of everyday life. But what if I told you that your workspace could be more than just a desk and a chair? That it ...
Outdoor Oasis: 4 Fun and Easy Design Tips to Refresh Your Patio or Balcony for Winter

Outdoor Oasis: 4 Fun and Easy Design Tips to Refresh Your Patio or Balcony for Winter

We all know that as the winter chill sets in, your beloved outdoor spaces often get neglected. But what if I told you that your patio or balcony could become a cozy winter haven? With a few simple tweaks, you can transform your outdoor space into an outdoor oasis. Let's dive into some fun, easy, and personalized design tips to keep your patio ...
Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2024

Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2024

Are you ready to give your home a fresh, exciting makeover this year? If so, you're in the right place. Today, we're going to explore the top 5 interior design trends for 2024 that will inspire you to create a space that's not just beautiful, but also a reflection of your unique personality. So, let's dive in, shall we? 1. Embrace the Warm ...
Creating a Cozy Reading Nook: Design Tips for Book Lovers

Creating a Cozy Reading Nook: Design Tips for Book Lovers

Ever felt the need to escape into a world of your own, surrounded by the comforting scent of books and the soft whisper of turning pages? If you're a book lover, you know exactly what I'm talking about. Today, let's explore how you can create your very own cozy reading nook, a personal sanctuary that reflects your love for literature and your ...
How to Create the Perfect Entryway to Your Home

How to Create the Perfect Entryway to Your Home

A Marvelous First Impression Your entryway is the first impression your home makes and the last memory it leaves, where the chaos of the outside world meets the curated calm of your personal space. Does your entryway lack the appeal or contrast we all admire on our Pinterest boards or Instagram inspo? Well you came to the right place. This ...
Designing the Perfect Dining Room: 5 Tips for Unforgettable Dinner Parties

Designing the Perfect Dining Room: 5 Tips for Unforgettable Dinner Parties

We've all been there standing in the dining room doorway, scrutinizing the space as we grapple with a blend of excitement and dread. You yearn for a home that echoes with laughter and clinking glasses, where every corner whispers tales of gatherings that linger long in your guests' memories. But the question nags at you: Is my home really cut ...
The Importance of Lighting in Interior Design

The Importance of Lighting in Interior Design

When designing your new space, it's easy to get caught up in the perfect furniture placement or deciding how many throw pillows you need for your accent chair, but how will your space get deemed Instagram worthy if your lighting is completely out of whack? The lighting in your space can make or break it. Expertly placed lighting can bring ...
Interior Design Tips for Picking Bedroom Paint Colors

Interior Design Tips for Picking Bedroom Paint Colors

Regardless of how many hours you spend in your bedroom with your eyes closed and your body fast asleep, making your room a beautiful, safe haven is worthwhile. A well-decorated bedroom will bring you joy, help you relax and unwind at the end of the day, and encourage you to wake up on the right side of the bed each morning. One of the best ...
3 Tips for Making a Killer Accent Wall

3 Tips for Making a Killer Accent Wall

For interior design schemes that need mouth-to-mouth, an accent wall can be a simple but standout solution. A colorful, patterned, or strategically decorated wall is a quick and surefire way to add interest to your space and switch things up when they start to get boring. Like with any interior design element, there is an art and a bit of ...
Contrast in Interior Design: What It Is & Why You Need It

Contrast in Interior Design: What It Is & Why You Need It

Interior design is both an art and a science. So, like artists and scientists, interior designers are guided in their work by some fundamental principles of design that have been proven to work together to create an effective and attractive space. Depending on who you ask and what you read, those fundamental principles might vary a bit. But ...
How Hiring an Interior Designer Will Actually Save You Money

How Hiring an Interior Designer Will Actually Save You Money

If given the option, most people would choose to work with an interior designer to create their perfect home. When you consider their vast design expertise, resources, and how much time and stress they’ll save you, the advantages of hiring a professional are obvious. The one thing that holds most people back from actually enlisting an ...
Ideas for Creating a Work-From-Home Space in Your Living Room

Ideas for Creating a Work-From-Home Space in Your Living Room

Since the pandemic has revolutionized the work-from-home movement, a home office space has gone from an extra to an essential for many working professionals. If you’re lucky enough to have a room to spare, setting up the perfect home office will be a breeze. If, however, you’re one of the many individuals in a small apartment or crowded home ...
Designing Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

Designing Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

How well you sleep has a big impact on your day. Just think about it! When you wake up feeling well-rested, you have the energy you need to conquer the day. But when you wake up feeling like you haven’t slept a wink, you’ll probably spend your day moving slowly and feeling like a grouch. If you keep having one grouchy day after another, ...
3 Ways to Make Your Interior Design More Sustainable

3 Ways to Make Your Interior Design More Sustainable

As far as trends go, sustainability is one that is here to stay. Maybe you’re already doing your part by using your recycle bin, switching to paper straws, and going vegetarian once a week. But if you’re looking to make a bigger impact, you’ll be happy to learn that your own home is the perfect place to start! Giving your interior design ...
Why Property Investors Should Be Working with an Interior Designer

Why Property Investors Should Be Working with an Interior Designer

Getting involved in the real estate game can be a fun and lucrative adventure if you do it right. The best way to succeed is to do everything you can to maximize your return on investment. Depending on the property you buy, this could mean anything from giving it a fresh coat of paint to making extensive renovations before putting it on the ...
These Are the Interior Design Trends to Look for in 2021

These Are the Interior Design Trends to Look for in 2021

As professional and passionate interior designers, we wouldn’t be doing our jobs if we weren’t constantly aware of the current industry trends. Especially when a new year rolls around, it’s our responsibility (okay—and it’s a lot of fun) to research which styles are about to take the interior design world by storm and which ones are likely to ...
5 Tips for Creating a Functional Studio Apartment Space

5 Tips for Creating a Functional Studio Apartment Space

Whether you’re searching for your first apartment after college or moving to a big city, a studio apartment is a great (and usually cheaper) option to call home. Unlike a traditional apartment with multiple designated spaces, a studio presents unique design opportunities because of the self-contained floor plan. No matter your preferred style or budget, it’s crucial to maximize your space!
How to Fill Empty Space in Your Home

How to Fill Empty Space in Your Home

Photo by Sarah Dorweiler on Unsplash Empty space is wasted space. It gives the impression that a room or part of the house is bare or overly simplistic. This usually happens when you have just moved into a new house. The good news is that things don’t have to stay that way for long, as there are numerous ways to fill those bare spaces. Here ...
3 Tips for Working with an Interior Designer

3 Tips for Working with an Interior Designer

Hiring an interior designer to perfect your space is an exciting process. If you’ve never worked with a designer before, you might think it’s as simple as telling them your favorite colors, letting them wave their magic wands, and poof—you have the home interior of your dreams! While interior designers are capable of working some serious ...
Don’t Miss Hudson & Crane’s Featured Designer Tip on Redfin’s Real Estate Blog!

Don’t Miss Hudson & Crane’s Featured Designer Tip on Redfin’s Real Estate Blog!

Although it may feel like the leaves just started changing, fall is swiftly coming to an end and winter will soon be rounding the corner. The early onset of darkness and cold, gloomy weather can really take a toll when it comes to the lighting in your home (and your mood!). Luckily, leading interior design experts across the country have come ...
How to Choose the Right Wall Art for Your Space

How to Choose the Right Wall Art for Your Space

Most interior designers will agree that a room is not complete until there’s a little art to dress up the walls. Wall art is just one of those finishing touches that really ties a neat little bow on top of the style you’re trying to accomplish in your space. The trick though, is making the right selection out of the thousands of unique pieces ...
4 Designer Ideas for Brightening Up A Dark and Dreary Room

4 Designer Ideas for Brightening Up A Dark and Dreary Room

A dark and gloomy room seems to just suck all of the energy from you as soon as you step inside. Short of a major renovation to install more windows or bulldoze the walls, brightening up these drab spaces can be a bit of a challenge. That’s where interior design comes to the rescue! Every interior designer has a few tricks up their sleeve ...
What Is Modern Interior Design?

What Is Modern Interior Design?

Vintage; coastal; shabby chic; bohemian; industrial; art deco. There are so many different styles of interior design—and those are just a brief preview—they can be difficult to keep track of! That’s why our designers thought it would be useful to go over one of the most popular, and often confusing, interior design styles: modernism. A ...
How Commercial Interior Design Helps Establish Your Brand

How Commercial Interior Design Helps Establish Your Brand

If you own or manage a business, you’ve probably heard a lot about the importance of branding. Traditionally, companies establish their brand through advertising, customer service and interaction, and products and services themselves. However, one of the most powerful tools for establishing brand is often overlooked—your commercial ...