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
Countertops: Don’t Take it for Granite!
We had some great feedback last week on the recycled glass countertops featured in our blog on earth friendly design so this week we decided to explore the wonderful world of countertops! For the kitchen or bath, few things have more impact both visually and…
Earth Friendly Design is Out of This World!
Love design and love the earth at the same time! In celebration of the recent Earth Day, I’m looking at some environmentally friendly furniture, fabrics, accents and things for the home in the Design Connection blog this week!
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!
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.
Thinking Green Design Flooring Series Vol 2. Bamboo Floors
Beautiful, versatile and eco-friendly, Bamboo flooring is a wonderful choice for flooring made from a highly sustainable resource. How do you bamboo? Read the Design Connection blog and get some great ideas and gorgeous pictures to inspire you with your flooring options.
Thinking Green Design Flooring Series vol 1. Cork Floors
Options abound for people interested in designing with environmental impact in mind. This week we are focusing on green flooring and the benefits and beauty of cork floors.
Clean and Chic, Cork Flooring is a Green Choice
Did you see the article about cork flooring in the Sunday House and Home section of the Kansas City Star? My opinion on cork is that it is a wonderful green alternative material. But… it must be used in the right room with the right…