Explore Star Wars Inspired Decor

Get your laser swords ready!  We’ve rounded up some sleek spaces on the interwebs to celebrate May the Fourth, a.k.a. “Star Wars Day!” [Photo by Seldin Design Studios]  [Photo by Masterpiece Design Group]  For those wondering if “Star Wars chic” is a thing… Yes, yes it is. [Photo by Julie Rootes Interiors]  Once you see it, you can’t…

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High Point Here We Come!

Our bags are packed, we’re ready to go.  Kirkendall Design is heading to North Carolina for High Point Furniture Market this week!  High Point is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing in more than 75,000 people twice a year.  It’s been said, if you can’t find it in High Point…it probably…

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Four Steps to Making Easter “Egg”stra Special

Are you hosting Easter dinner this weekend?  Here are our four ways to make the holiday “egg”stra special! 1.  Planning the Meal If you’re having a big group, it’s always fun to get everyone involved in the cooking by hosting a pot luck.  Decide on the main dish; ham, prime rib, smoked salmon…  Then ask everybody else…

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Liveable Spaces: Workspaces

This month we’re discussing workspaces in our Liveable Spaces feature.  So, what makes for great design in a home office or study nook? First, we always consider how our clients will use the space because this dictates how we design it. Secondly, we believe really good design comes together when it reflects who our client is…

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Bold Butterfly Decor

You heard it here first people.  Butterflies are fluttering into the world of interior design.  These little symbols of change, hope and life are not new to home decor but they’re definitely trending in new sophisticated ways. Butterflies are appearing on everything from fabric, wallpaper, art and even fashion.  We’re not saying this trend will create a butterfly effect (pun intended) but since March…

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St. Patrick’s Day: {PIN}CH Worthy Green Decor

Shamrocks, leprechauns, and luck of the Irish!  The color green has long been associated with St. Patrick’s Day and since Greenery was named the 2017 Color of the Year, this vibrant hue is popping up everywhere this spring.  To celebrate, we wanted to share some {PIN}CH worthy green decor that inspires us. Agate print wallpaper…

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Liveable Spaces: Flooring

This month we’re spotlighting flooring in our Liveable Spaces feature.  To help us, we asked our wonderful account manager at Prosource, Carrie Marie Smith to share some of the trends we can expect to see emerge in 2017.  Read on to hear what she says…   LUXURY VINYL According to flooring expert, Carrie Marie Smith, the largest…

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Happy Birthday Julia

by Jessalynn Kirkendall Many of you know Julia as the talented, creative, enthusiastic designer she is today. However, long before she was a designer, I knew her as my dedicated, and loving mom. She has always had such a heart for others and a desire to care for people. When I was young, my mom…

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Designer Date Night

Looking for a trendy, cool way to celebrate 2.14.17 with your Valentine?  We asked our design team for local restaurant recommendations, with the following criteria in mind:  Must be great for date night AND fit in to one of the following design style categories;  Traditional, Modern, Transitional, or Urban Farmhouse. If your date loves good design…

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