Category: Furniture

Using Rapidly Renewable Resources in Interior Design

Turn on the news lately and chances are you’ll see someone talking about the oil spill in the gulf and the effect it will have on our environment and the way we live. Most of you probably haven’t thought about the impact it will have on design, but everything from concept and fabrication to shipping and installation probably factors in oil in some way, shape or form. This week I wanted to take a minute and tell you about other rapidly renewable resources that you can incorporate into your home decor from floors to walls, these are choices you can really feel good about.

Cork mosaic sideboard from Iannone Design

Splish Splash! Turning Your Pool into a Serious Summer Retreat

Splish Splash! How about turning your pool area or outdoor spaces into a serious summer retreat? All it takes is a little vision and a bit of creative thinking on your outdoor furniture and accessories to make a ho hum space into a spectacular space for relaxing or entertaining. Enjoy the summer and check out these ideas for spicing up your outdoor living areas in Kansas City!

The Three F’s of Custom Furniture Design

Going to High Point Market in North Carolina to see all the latest offerings in furniture and interior design. I’m excited to be spending time at the C.R. Laine showroom because they are a vendor I use quite a bit. The quality of their furniture, fabrics and finishes is superb and I am so excited to introduce them to those of you who may not know about them. If you are looking for custom furniture in Kansas City and like what you see, I hope you’ll think of me and the team at Design Connection. We can help you design furniture that is perfect and tailored specifically for you!

An Outdoor Oasis in Your Backyard

Is it an oasis? No, it’s actually your backyard! Spring has sprung and along with it the desire to get outside and enjoy our homes. There’s nothing better than relaxing outdoors in a beautiful and inspired space. For Kansas City and the Midwest, outdoor living furniture has to be sturdy to withstand the fluctuations in weather, but just because it has to be sturdy doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice design. Arlene shares some Design Connection inspiration on outdoor design this week.

Oh Furniture! OH FURNITURE! Wherefore Art Thou Furniture?

Oh Furniture! Oh Furniture! Wherefore art thou Furniture? If you’ve struggled finding the one of a kind furniture in Kansas City that is as unique as you are, never fear. Design Connection of Overland Park is here to help you with your interior design needs which include designing that perfect piece of furniture that will take your room from blah to beautiful. Ready to learn more? Let’s talk about furniture in this weeks’ Design Connection blog with Arlene Ladegaard.

A Room in Bloom!

Spring is just around the corner in the midwest and looking out my window I can see the beginnings of spring flowers preparing to burst forth into the sunshine after a cold and snowy winter! I have flowers on my mind and thought I would treat you to some visual candy with some really gorgeous rooms that incorporate flowers into the overall aesthetic to bring a bit of the outdoors in!