Fall 2018 Trend Forecast

Who’s ready for sweater weather?? Our design team has gotten in the fall spirit this week and compiled a list of what we’re seeing trending.  From neutrals to color, here’s what we’ve got our eyes on this fall! Soft Neutrals This neutral palette combined with natural accessories is giving us all the fall feels. We…

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5 Secrets to Styling your Shelves like a Pro

1- Clear Shelves The first step in almost any new project is editing through the clutter.  Start by clearing everything off the shelves and giving the area a good wipe-down. 2- Decide What Items to Display This is where most people get stuck.  Here’s our expert advice: If you don’t love it, discard it! We…

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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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