Eclectic Interior Design

Because at this point we have almost all had enough of the masculinity and strict coldness of minimalism, our team of interior designers is drawn to the freedom of a more versatile interior design, or at least a warmer minimalism. We reached out to Décor Aid interior designers to help tackle common mistakes when tackling often overwhelming eclectic interior decorating …

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Modern Ceramic Artists

Like most facets of human production, design reflects the social and economic currents of the time. Over the past decade, issues of sustainability, ethical production and local sourcing have come to the fore, leading to a return to the craft ideals last seen in the 1970s. In addition to hand-woven textiles, wood furniture from the region and high-quality home accessories, …

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Ideas Make Small Room Look Bigger

If you live in a big city, you may be short of housing. And since your home won’t get any bigger, consider ways to make it appear more expansive. Our expert designers have these tips to help make your space look bigger. Low profile furniture Flat furniture is one of the easiest ways to make a room look more expansive. …

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Retaining Wall Ideas

When it comes to expanding your outdoor space, the sky is the limit, but unfortunately, so are the budget requirements. And if you’re unhappy with an uneven or sloping garden, a retaining wall will instantly help you redesign your outdoor space the way you’ve always wanted it to be. A retaining wall allows you to make the most of your …

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Interview With Token

When city dwellers dream of their dream apartment, it is a place completely devoid of mismatched, shabby furniture. The pieces have sleek lines, flawless craftsmanship, and somehow feel both modern and timeless. In other words, the furniture is probably all from TOKEN. The Brooklyn-based furniture company, founded by Will Kavesh and Emrys Berkower, has its design and manufacturing operations in …

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Holiday Gift Guide Stocking Stuffers

Aside from opening gifts hidden under the tree, unpacking stockings is one of our favorite Christmas traditions. The smaller the better, the better: the best options are thoughtful or humorous gifts that fit in the palm of your hand. If you’ve already got the big stuff out of the way, follow our guide on how to fill your loved one’s …

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Cheap Home Decor Ideas

When you need quick fixes and affordable decor to make your home look and feel more luxurious but with few clues, these notes, chosen by interior designers at Décor Aid, will inspire you. Take advantage of these clever, inexpensive living ideas to get the most out of your home for the least amount of money. When it comes to affordable …

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Design With Scale And Proportion

When it comes to choosing furniture for a room, the impulses of many people can lead them to consider things like color, material, shape and comfort. While all of these factors are indeed important and should not be overlooked, they are not the first things to consider. Before you rush to the furniture store, consider the size of your room. …

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Pet Accessories For Home

We dare say there are many who would make a similar claim, but you would have a hard time finding people who love their pets more than we do. As many family members as best friends and companions, there isn’t much we wouldn’t do for our furry friends. Even so, we certainly feel your pain when your desire to get …

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Small Space Design

Whether you’re just arriving or you’ve been here all along, life in the Big Apple is smaller than you think. As we have already written, process and design have to work together for a harmonious space. To really live big in any of the boroughs, your space should be a collection of vignettes and features. The following are five categories …

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