Design Excellence :: The Truth About Thread Counts

The Truth About Thread Count

By interior decorating, interior design

When it comes to bedding there are a lot of misconceptions about what makes good quality sheets. A high thread count is often mistaken for soft, good quality sheets. Thread count is measured by the number of threads woven into one square inch of fabric. Thread count is calculated by the number of threads woven Horizontally “weft” and Vertically “warp”.

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Design Excellence :: Who Should You Hire First: A Designer or a Contractor?

Who Should You Hire First: A Designer or a Contractor?

By general contracting, home renovations, interior design

When people are thinking about starting a home renovation project, they start looking for interior design experts and general contractors to potentially work with. But in cases when you’ll need both types of service, who should you call first? Well, we’ve been asked that question plenty of times so here’s our take on who you should hire first: a designer or a contractor?

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What's the Difference Between Interior Design and Interior Decorating?

What’s the Difference Between Interior Design & Interior Decorating?

By home renovations, interior decorating, interior design

Interior design, interior decorating … interior designer, interior decorator … are we just talking semantics here, or is there a real difference between interior design and interior decorating and what these professionals can do for you? Well, there is a very real difference and it’s important for homeowners considering a renovation project to understand who they need.
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Hiring an Interior Design Company? Five Questions You Should Ask

Hiring an Interior Design Company? Five Questions You Should Ask

By general contracting, home renovations, interior design

The signs are everywhere – warmer temperatures, melting snow piles and buds on trees: spring is finally here! After a long winter, you’re probably ready to get started on some home renovation projects. But hiring an interior design company isn’t easy – it’s a big investment and there are so many companies to choose from. We’ve compiled five questions that you should ask any interior design company you’re thinking about working with.
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