Dorm Room Decor

It’s back-to-school season and we’re excited to see cute pics of kiddos flooding our Facebook and Instagram feeds soon.  The big kids are also heading off to college, so we polled our younger staff members to find out what the must-have gadgets and decor items are this fall for campus living. Rug A comfy but…

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Kirkendall Design Summer Reading List

jayne’s bookshelf: You Think it, I’ll Say it by Curtis Sittenfeld Why:  “The title struck me…” lora’s bookshelf: What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan Why:  “This was a Halle Berry, Books from Bed, recommendation…scary and brilliant she says” heather’s bookshelf: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan Why:  “I was sold after reading one review: If Gossip Girl was set…

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Celebrating the Red, White & Blue

In honor of Independence Day, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite patriotic-inspired pins just for you!  We hope you have a happy 4th! Here’s to the Red, White and Blue! First, let’s talk food.  Whether you’re hosting or attending an all American barbecue, these treats are are super cute and easy! This is even…

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5 Amazing Ceiling Treatments

When it comes to designing a space, the ceiling is just as important as the flooring.  We want the eye to be drawn up, down and all around a room.  To do this, we create ceiling treatments every bit as extraordinary as the rest of the house.  Here are five rooms that are perfect from…

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Highlights from High Point

Traveling to markets, design conferences and networking with other designers throughout the country helps our team keep a pulse on what we’re expecting to see in the design industry for the upcoming year. I recently attended High Point Market in North Carolina and wanted to share what caught my eye this year. Ready to go…

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Spring Designspiration

COLORS feature wall A feature wall is an easy and inexpensive way to dramatically update your space.  The best way to embrace this trend is to go a few shades darker than your existing field color. Punctuating your feature wall with lighter accessories, artwork, and furniture will freshen the room and give it a clean,…

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Do You Have A Second Residency?

Over the years of working with our clients, we’ve been asked to expand our design services beyond the main home to the client’s second residency. This is such a natural fit for us, as we have continued to develop a relationship with our clients and understand their family’s needs. It’s always rewarding and thrilling to…

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Kitchen Remodel: Top 5 Features

Every detail is valuable when remodeling a kitchen. The present state of the space has to be taken into account; the amount of natural light, the size of the room, the architectural set up and most importantly, the client’s wish list!  We hear what people call us for and then look for creative ways to…

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