Interior designers often work with how a space functions, but they are beginning to focus on how a room feels.
The new year brings a chance for homeowners to redecorate their residence and use new styles and technology that will help to increase the level of comfort and value of their house.
Choosing the right floor for a bathroom can be a difficult decision for homeowners, as they have to account for a type of flooring that is waterproof, one that doesn't get too cold and is aesthetically pleasing.
The winter months can be difficult for families to endure, as cold weather means high heating costs and bundling up to protect from the chill.
Rob Chewning, owner of the Behtlehem, Georgia-based Southern Woods showroom, has noticed an emerging trend over the past several years, as many of his customers are asking for "green" flooring options.
A series of new colors and new patterns for floors have been highlighted by The Irish Times as the potential emerging trends for 2012, as interior designer Alanna Galagher lent a few tips for the upcoming year.
Although some homeowners may view their floor as something that is there to simply be walked on, the type of flooring and the quality of the product can have a profound impact on the value of their residence.
Cold winter months can cause discomfort throughout a residence, but the worst feeling may come when an individual enters a bathroom and feels the pain of a cold floor.
The use of bamboo flooring has increased in the past several years, but homeowners have repeatedly questioned its durability.
The kitchen is a place where many families will gather in order to share stories, enjoy home cooking and lounge around before and after meals.