Discover the Top 5 Kitchen Trends of 2023 on Any Budget

Discover the Top 5 Kitchen Trends of 2023 on Any Budget – Presented by The Home Depot (BPT) – Are you looking to revamp your kitchen in the new year? A beautifully designed kitchen not only provides a place to cook, eat, work and entertain, but also adds value to your home. Keeping in […]

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Maximize the Illusion of Space: Home Decor Tips for Small Rooms

Living in a small space can be a challenge, especially when it comes to making the most of your square footage. However, with a few strategic decorating techniques, you can create the illusion of a larger space and make your small room feel more spacious and open. Here are some tips for making a […]

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Simple Tweaks for a Contemporary Bath – Bathroom Design

Simple Tweaks for a Contemporary Bath – Bathroom Design

Simple Tweaks for a Contemporary Bath (BPT) – Bathrooms are your personal sanctuary and escape from the chaotic outdoors — a place to reset, recollect and prepare for the next step in the day. Many homeowners today are looking to modernize this space to build on the need for tranquility. Read on for simple […]

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5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art

A blank wall can be dead space, especially if you’re not going for a minimalist style. You might want your home to look homey and vibrant, and you might have already decided that the blank wall needs to be filled with some kind of art. But how do you choose the piece? Here are […]

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How Graphic Designers are Combining Brand Strategy and Typography – Typography Quotes from the Visual Essay on the Cosmic Intelligence of Design (2018) by Graphic Designer Maxwell Alexander

How Graphic Designers are Combining Brand Strategy and Typography

Graphic Designer Maxwell Alexander has always been fascinated by how design can influence the way people perceive brands, leading him to combine his two passions of typography and brand strategy. In order to discover more about this topic, he spent some time chatting with fellow designers who share his passion for this subject matter, […]

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Farmhouse Decorating Ideas – Hudson Valley Style – Real Estate and Airbnb Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

Farmhouse Decorating Ideas – Hudson Valley Style

The Hudson Valley and Catskills region of New York State has become something of an eastern counterpart to the California wine country, with picturesque farmhouse inns and other attractions cropping up all over the place in the historic agricultural region. The style of these upstate New York interiors has recently been dubbed Modern Rustic […]

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Top 7 Kitchen Interior Design Ideas in 2021

Top 7 Kitchen Interior Design Ideas in 2021

Kitchens have evolved a lot over the years. Once found only in the rear of the house, today’s kitchen design takes the kitchen out the background. The challenge for kitchen design is in creating a more open-faced kitchen, that is part of a dining area, a family room or a great room. In deciding […]

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5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – with Designer Maxwell L. Alexander

5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – Interior Design Tips

A blank wall can be dead space, especially if you’re not going for a minimalist style. You might want your home to look homey and vibrant, and you might have already decided that the blank wall needs to be filled with some kind of art. But how do you choose the piece? Here are […]

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Reimagine Your Workspace – 5 Secrets of Productivity and Feng Shui by Maxwell Alexander

Reimagine Your Workspace – 5 Secrets of Productivity and Feng Shui

Just a few months ago we featured Villa 9W – one of the Duncan Avenue Design Studio projects and analyzed it from the Feng Shui perspective. I like using Feng Shui concepts to make overly complicated scientific ideas more relatable and down-to-earth. It is fascinating how our knowledge of home design circled back thousands of years just […]

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3 DIY Projects that will instantly improve Your Home's Value

3 DIY Projects that will instantly improve Your Home’s Value

(BPT) – Buying a home is exciting. Once you purchase a property, you want to make it your own. Whether it’s a 100-year-old beauty or a fresh new build, there are improvements you can make that not only personalize the space but add instant value to your real estate investment. 3 Home Value-Boosting Improvements […]

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Focus your bathroom remodel with a striking visual statement

Focus your bathroom remodel with a striking visual statement

(BPT) – There is nothing more inviting than a luxurious, well-appointed bathroom, but no matter how ambitious the remodel, there are unique challenges that come with every project. Whether updating the guest powder room or redesigning the master bathroom of your dreams, from plumbing and lighting to budget and space limitations, there is a […]

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Sophisticated kitchen design for a stately aesthetic

Sophisticated kitchen design for a stately aesthetic

Sophisticated kitchen design for a stately aesthetic (BPT) – A balanced aesthetic across styles creates a truly sophisticated kitchen design. Bring this concept to life with contemporary nuances that complete a space and complement an overall traditional tone. From spatial layout to thoughtful fittings, merge design influences to elevate the heart of the home […]

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2020 Interior Design Trends by Designer Maxwell L. Alexander

2020 Millennial Interior Design Trends by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Top 10 Interior Design Trends for 2020 by Designer Maxwell Alexander #Millennials Just a few weeks ago I started working on 3 interior design projects exactly at the same time, they are still in their beginning stages and are to be brought to life sometime in 2020, so yes, as  Designers we often have […]

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