4 ways to revamp your interior design with sustainable products

4 Ways to Revamp your Interior Design with Sustainable Products

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Interior Design, Social Responsibility, Sponsored Content, Sustainability, Sustainable Design

4 ways to revamp your interior design with sustainable products (BPT) – Sustainability isn’t just a trend. According to a 2021 study of more than 10,000 people in 17 countries, 85% said they had changed their shopping habits to be more sustainable. Also, 34% of respondents said they were willing to pay more for sustainable products and services. The rising demand for sustainable products has shifted the focus of many industries, including the interior design sector. You may not associate sustainability with design, but these concepts aren’t mutually exclusive. In fact, many sustainable home design products are artful and unique […]

The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley's Bowdoin Park – Nature Photography – Photo Gallery

The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley’s Bowdoin Park

Posted Posted in Art, Art Therapy, Beauty, Earth Day, Exploring Hudson Valley, Hiking Adventures, Home Decor, Hudson Valley Art, Hudson Valley Living, Interior Design, Maxwell Alexander, Natural Beauty, Nature Photography, Photo Gallery, Photo Prints, Photography, Travel, Upstate, Visual Meditation, Wall Art, Wellness, What is it to do in Hudson Valley this Weekend

What does spring look like in the Hudson Valley? Photographer Maxwell Alexander shares with us his vivid photography of one day in Bowdoin Park, one of his favorite places in the Hudson Valley. We see a glimpse of the real beauty and wonder that surrounds us this time of year, and how it’s best captured through the lens of an artist’s eye. The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley’s Bowdoin Park – Nature Photography – Photo Gallery The Magic of Spring After a busy day in the office (processing endless photoshoots from […]

How to Improve Your Airbnb Listing with Seasonal Nature Wall Art – Hudson Valley Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander

How to Improve Your Airbnb Listing with Seasonal Nature Wall Art

Posted Posted in Art, Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Hudson Valley Airbnb, Hudson Valley Art, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style, Interior Design, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Natural Beauty, Nature Photography, Photo Gallery, Photography, Spring

The Hudson Valley region of New York provides the perfect backdrop for all kinds of photography, from landscapes to portraits and more, and local photographer Maxwell Alexander of the Duncan Avenue Studios has made it his mission to showcase the best of this beautiful area in his fine art nature photography print collection. If you’re looking to improve your Airbnb listing and give your space that extra spark, these nature wall art prints might be just what you need! Check out some of the photos below to see how your space can benefit from these stunning photographs and prints that […]

How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor by Designer Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Wellness Coach, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Bodybuilding Coach

How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor

Posted Posted in Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Sponsored Content, Trends, Wall Art, Wall Art Ideas, Wellness

When you think about decorating your home, you probably picture colorful throw pillows, an array of rugs, and perhaps a bed cover or two. All those elements play a huge role in home décor, but there is another element that is just as important. How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor by Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Photographer, Designer, Wellness Coach, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Bodybuilding Coach Artwork can transform your bare walls into things of beauty, and all you need to make it happen is sometimes. You can order everything you need online, from the […]

How to Improve Your Interior Design with Strategically Arranged Wall Art

How to Improve Your Interior Design with Strategically Arranged Wall Art

Posted Posted in Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Home Staging, Hudson Valley Art, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Designer, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, Sponsored Content

When artwork groupings are nicely arranged, they create a collage effect; when they are improperly hung, they become a mess. To maximize how well each piece reads as a group, decide if you need to rearrange the pieces, alter the spacing, or leave them as they are. How to Improve Your Interior Design with Strategically Arranged Wall Art Seeing your pieces too close to each other is like being in a crowded mall: overwhelming and uninspiring. Consider removing only the smallest pieces to give the arrangement some breathing room. Taking down every piece will make the collection look sparse. Put […]

Practical Tips for Choosing Artwork for Your Hudson Valley Office by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Practical Tips for Choosing Artwork for Your Office by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Fine Art, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Designer, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, luxury, Maxwell Alexander, Natural Beauty, Photography, Sponsored Content, Wall Art, Wall Art Ideas

Whether your business is a medical office, an engineering firm, or a high-tech organization, the right artwork can make the space look great. But great art does far more than just perk up your walls and cover up the empty space. Art has the power to motivate, to enlighten, and to transport – that is what makes it so wonderful. You may not have the money, or even the desire, to set up a museum in your waiting room or office, but you can still use the power of artwork to motivate your employees, soothe your patients and showcase your […]

Beyond Aesthetics: Calming Wall Decor for Any Space

Beyond Aesthetics: Relaxing Nature Photography to Calm Your Mind – Wall Art by Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Home, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Style, Interior Design, Maxwell Alexander, New York, Sponsored Content, Wellness

Photographer Maxwell Alexander has a keen eye when it comes to integrating powerful emotions and visual imagery—an eye that often transcends dimensions and different mediums, prominently displayed in his new series of fine art still-life sculpture photography. A few years back, Maxwell Alexander created a series of sculptures inspired by the idea of mind travel through the Universe. He initially planned to produce a commercial run of these pieces to sell as home decor. However, as he was pulled in multiple directions by the rapidly growing collective of Duncan Avenue brands, Maxwell put his passion project on hold until further […]

Finding the perfect decor for your Hudson Valley Vacation Rental – Airbnb Photography by ALLUVION MEDIA

Finding the perfect decor for your Hudson Valley Vacation Rental

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Airbnb, Airbnb Photographer, Farm Living, Farmhouse, Farmhouse Decor, Farmhouse Style, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Hudson Valley Farms, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Interior Design, Travel

The Hudson Valley has long been known as an ideal vacation destination, with its gorgeous mountain ranges, quaint towns, and tourist attractions like Woodstock and Storm King. But if you’re staying in the area, why spend your time sightseeing when you could spend it getting to know the area even better? That’s where Airbnb comes in—the online rental marketplace makes it easy to find and book vacation rentals around the world. Finding the perfect decor for your Hudson Valley Vacation Rental – Airbnb Photography by ALLUVION MEDIA – Presented by ALLUVION Real Estate Understand your goals when it comes to […]

The Maverick – Luxury Airbnb Listing in Woodstock, NY – The Best Hudson Valley Airbnb Listings – Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

Discover The Maverick – Luxury Airbnb Rental Cabin in Hudson Valley’s Woodstock, New York

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Best Real Estate, Exploring Hudson Valley, Farmhouse, Hiking Adventures, Home Decor, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Interior Design, Real Estate, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content, Travel, Upstate

Discover The Maverick – Luxury Airbnb in Hudson Valley’s Woodstock, NY – Top 10 Hudson Valley Style Airbnb Listings – Airbnb Listing Photography by Alluvion Media The Maverick is a recently renovated mid-century modern ranch with two spacious bedrooms & two full bathrooms. A vintage Preway fireplace anchors the living room, which is furnished with Eames furniture. The large expansive wrap-around deck and the views of the 4 acres of former state parkland create a feeling of being in a treehouse. Restaurants and bars in downtown Woodstock are just a 5-minute drive away if you feel like going out. Discover […]

Maitopia - Modern Rustic Energy Efficient Retreat in Red Hook, NY - Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Fresh air, inspiring design, warmth and comfort… Maitopia Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Airbnb, Airbnb Photographer, Architectural Photography, Bathroom Design, Design, Duncan Avenue Photography Studio, Energy Efficiency, Environment, Exploring Hudson Valley, Home, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Interior Design, Kitchen Design, Modern Rustic, Outdoor Living, Real Estate, Real Estate Photography, Reclaimed Wood, Sustainability, Sustainable Design, Travel, Vacation

Escape the craziness for a few days and keep a healthy distance from the rest of the World in Maitopia, Hudson Valley’s hidden modern rustic gem in the middle of the woods in Red Hook, New York. This beautifully designed passive glass & wood modern cabin offers elegant details and the warmth that only an upstate energy-efficient retreat could. With a soaking egg tub, fires at every turn, and a year-round hot pool you will fall in love with the place and the towns nearby. Not to mention Hudson Valley parks and hiking trails that are open for business and […]

Redefine Modern Design with Purposeful Nuance

Redefine Modern Design with Purposeful Nuance

Posted Posted in Bathroom Design, Home, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, Sponsored Content

Redefine modern design with purposeful nuance (BPT) – Modern design celebrates the elimination of unnecessary elements, keeping only the beautiful details that enhance a space. Purposeful, exquisite nuances from finishings and natural materials to functional details bring life to modern design. Designers can redefine a modern space with these principles in mind to create a stunning, yet timeless aesthetic that embodies luxury in its truest form. Stunning refinement Curate a design with clean and streamlined architectures to create a bold yet minimalistic look that maintains sensible simplicity while appreciating modern refinement. In the bath, creatively integrate natural materials such as […]

Top 3 Emerging Design Trends for Today's Lifestyles

Top 3 Emerging Interior Design Trends for Today’s Lifestyles

Posted Posted in 2021 Trend, Bathroom Design, Home, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, Sponsored Content

(BPT) – Events from the past year have all of us reconsider what we want and need out of our homes. From work and play to wellness, our homes have become the epicenter of, well, everything — leading to an emergence of design trends focused on adapting to a new normal. The design experts at Wilsonart, a world-leading provider of engineered surfaces, have identified three new lifestyle trends that are affecting lasting design changes. 1. Back to Nature It’s no secret that nature has the power to inspire, invigorate, restore and refresh. Research has shown that interacting with nature can […]

Expert Interior Design Tips for Timeless Bathroom Design

Expert Interior Design Tips for Timeless Bathroom Design

Posted Posted in Bathroom Design, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, Sponsored Content

(BPT) – Bathrooms are some of the most frequently accessed spaces in a home, so it comes as no surprise that they consistently rank high as top places homeowners desire to remodel. Updating a bathroom helps improve functionality and enhances property value, but thoughtful enhancements with long-term impact matter, and that’s why timeless bathroom design is a top home improvement trend. “Timeless design can be customized based on space and personal preference, but at its core is meant to embody lasting style utilizing features that enhance life,” said Lynn Schrage, Manager of Kohler’s Design Services. “Timeless bathroom design embodies three […]

Victorian Home Renovation in Cornwall on Hudson, NY – Interior Design and Real Estate Photography Project by Duncan Avenue Studios – The Best Real Estate Photographer in Hudson Valley

Victorian Home Renovation in Cornwall on Hudson, NY – Interior Design and Real Estate Photography Project

Posted Posted in Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Improvement, Home Staging, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Real Estate Photography, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Interior Design, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Photography, Real Estate, Real Estate Photography, Sponsored Content

Victorian Home Renovation in Cornwall on Hudson, NY – Interior Design and Real Estate Photography Project by Duncan Avenue Studios – The Best Real Estate Photographer in Hudson Valley If you are selling your home on your own, or if you are a realtor who has been in real estate for a long time you already know that having professional real estate photographs for your listings is what will give you a competitive advantage on today’s saturated market. Just a few years ago, it was a luxury and I’ve seen hundreds of listing on MLS with blurry, musky, and unappealing […]

Bedroom Design Trends: 3 Tips to Cozy Up Your Space

Bedroom Design Trends: 3 Tips to Cozy Up Your Space

Posted Posted in 2021 Trend, Home, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Home Staging, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Interior Design, Sponsored Content

(BPT) – You put a lot of care into curating your bedroom, but these days, it may look more like a gym or an office than your sleep sanctuary. In fact, Stanford News points to several nationwide surveys, which found that more than half of Americans now working from home are doing so from their bedrooms. To help reclaim your bedroom as a place designed for sleep, Joy Cho and Corey Damen Jenkins, interior design experts who work with Stearns & Foster — a luxury mattress company known for handcrafted style and comfort — have identified the following design tips […]

Kitchen Design Tips: Add a Dash of Spice and Style to Your Kitchen

Kitchen Design Tips: Add a Dash of Spice and Style to Your Kitchen

Posted Posted in Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, Kitchen Design, Lighting Design, Sponsored Content

(BPT) – In today’s homes, kitchens serve a multitude of purposes beyond being a space to whip up a meal. They’re the heart of your home; the command center; the family gathering spot. So it’s no wonder why kitchens are where homeowners invest their renovation budget and why homebuyers pay a premium for an updated look. And savvy design professionals agree, spicing up your kitchen with stylish, timeless and natural materials — like cypress — is a recipe for success. Laying it out Planning a new or remodeled kitchen can be an exciting, yet overwhelming time. Designer Erika Powell from […]

Beautiful and Cozy Hudson Valley Home for Sale just a Block away from the Hudson River and Chelsea, NY Yacht Club – Real Estate Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

Beautiful and Cozy Summer Escape – Hudson Valley Home for Sale by Owner in Chelsea, NY

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Fantastic Find! Don’t miss out on this charming property with 2 buildings in the desirable, quiet hamlet of Chelsea in Wappingers Falls, New York. One block from the Hudson River, Chelsea Yacht Club, and Marina. Property is near tons of shopping, restaurants, local waterfronts, major highways, and the historical downtown district of Beacon. Beautiful and Cozy Hudson Valley Home for Sale just a Block away from the Hudson River and Chelsea, NY Yacht Club – For Sale by Owner – List price: $525,000 – 3 bedrooms/2 bathrooms – 28 Liberty St, Chelsea, NY 12512 – Listing information provided by the […]

Transform Your Bathroom into a Luxurious Retreat with these Interior Design Tips

Transform Your Bathroom into a Luxurious Retreat with these Interior Design Tips

Posted Posted in Bathroom Design, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips

The best bathroom design combines fashion with functionality to meet homeowners’ needs as well as reflect personal tastes. The details can often make the difference between good and great design. With designer touches, a bathroom is elevated into a luxury retreat that brings luxury into the home. Think about these three tips when you are planning your new luxury bathroom or remodeling your own master bathroom. In interior design, lighting comes in three different types: task, ambient, and accent. In addition to making the bathroom more functional, you will be able to elevate its appearance and increase flexibility by strategically […]

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial - 2019 Kitchen Design Trends - Hudson Valley Style Magazine by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial – Kitchen Design Trends by Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Posted Posted in 2021, 2021 Trend, Color Trends, Design, DIY, Health & Wellness, High-End Design, Home, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Designer, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, Kitchen Design, Lighting Design, Maxwell Alexander, Natural Beauty, Organic Living, Reclaimed, Reclaimed Wood, Renovation, Sponsored Content, Sustainability, Sustainable Design, Wellness

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial – Kitchen Design Trends – Hudson Valley Style Magazine by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Ah, Millennials, it warms my heart writing about Us – the most consciously awaken generation humans produced so far. We literally design the world around us in sync with Nature and the Universe. So what does it means to design a kitchen like a Millennial? Kitchen is the new Living Room As Millennials are awakening to the wisdom of the Cosmic Intelligence and taking into account the experience of the previous generations, we […]

Top 7 Kitchen Interior Design Ideas in 2021

Top 7 Kitchen Interior Design Ideas in 2021

Posted Posted in 2021, 2021 Trend, Design, Design Tips, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips

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 on how to design your kitchen, you must take into consideration such things as: will your kitchen have an island? Will it be of a modern or traditional design? What kinds of appliances will you need for your new kitchen design? What kind of lighting design? […]

Just Moved to a New Home? Decorate Like a Pro with These Easy Steps – by Designer Maxwell L. Alexander, MA, BFA

Just Moved to a New Home? Decorate Like a Pro with These Easy Steps

Posted Posted in 2021, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Home Staging, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Interior Design, Maxwell Alexander, Sponsored Content

You’ve moved into your new home, unpacked the boxes, arranged and rearranged the furniture, hung a few things on the walls. Hmmm. You know, or think you know how you want your rooms to feel but can’t get from the builder white walls and your old stuff to that wonderful comfy inviting look you got when you were in the model of the home you purchased? Just Moved to a New Home? Decorate Like a Pro with These Easy Steps – by Designer Maxwell L. Alexander, MA, BFA Before you panic and true anxiety sets in know there are more […]