5 Design Trends & Tips on How to Refresh Your Home

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blue is the new grey

Blue is the New Grey

The 2020 Pantone Color of the year is Classic Blue, a totally versatile and sophisticated color! This classic blue provides the perfect amount of contrast for interiors and exteriors in both traditional and modern home styles. Whether a kitchen island gets a quick upgrade or a room gets a dramatic new look with contrasting white trim woodwork, the shade provides a stately look without going completely black.

How to incorporate blue into your living space


Rooomy is a FREE app that allows you to take a photo of your space and turn it into a 3D scene, shop furnishings from your home and digitally stage them directly in your space, then save and share the designs for future reference. Their mission is to help you better visualize your space through the power of 3D, augmented, virtual reality and mixed reality. Rooomy’s interior design app is a one-stop-shop for those planning to redecorate a specific spot of their home, from visualization to execution!


Rattan and Wicker Furniture
Rattan/wicker furniture is having a resurgence as it has evolved in fresh and exciting ways whether in chairs, tables or lighting. Having a natural feel and being made of sustainable materials, it is the perfect layer to balance modern and traditional style. A great resource for this kind of furniture in High Point is Ashley Interiors By Braxton Culler, Furnitureland South, High Point Furniture Sales and Priba.


All hail the mood boarding queen: the OG app, Pinterest. With millions of photos to sort through, even the most specific of keywords is guaranteed to result in a slew of selections, all of which you can organize into your very own “boards.” The best part? Much of Pinterest’s content, especially design and décor, is now shoppable!

Engage Your Senses
Smell, touch, sound: all of these elements can promote calm, and are just as important as the visual design of a room. Texture always helps to create a richer experience of a space and helps create a relaxing space because it engages our sense of touch and requires our brains to slow down and engage at the scale of the fingertip.

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