Get Inspired By Beautiful Moroccan Tiles

We love the idea of bringing tile home this year. Beyond just tiling a backsplash, what about an entire bathroom or a courtyard? The fusion of color and complex patterns in tile is absolutely breathtaking, and these Moroccan mosques and courtyards are the perfect inspiration.

Head on over to Houzz to see our favorite tiles that are sure to add glamorous, cultural style to your home.

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Colorful Sofas For A New Year

There is no better way to brighten up your home during the winter months than to make a change to your furnishings and accessories. Keep your eye out for pieces that will help you bring bold and beautiful hues home. Sofas are a wonderful way to add a colorful splash. Whether in a stark white interior, or a dark moody room, these jewel tone sofas are sure to make a bright impression.

Check out all twenty of my favorite colorful sofas on Houzz.

Chic Tips: Curating Art At Home

Inspiration from the ebook version of REMIX: Decorating with Culture, Objects and Soul, on curating art at home.

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Decorate Your Interior With Colorful Baskets

Baskets are truly global pieces.  You can find a history of basket weaving in cultures all over the world.  Just one basket can showcase handmade artistry, color, and cultural patterns – making them a stunning global accessory for the home.  These baskets can make a unique, cultural statement in an interior.

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Beaded Beauty: Yoruba Chairs

Yoruba chairs hail from Nigeria, and were traditionally used by the kings and queens of the Yoruba tribe.

Decorating With Mud Cloth

Mud cloth is a unique textile that can be used to add cultural style and character to any room.

Stunning Library Bookshelves

Library bookshelves, usually reserved for more traditional homes, are making their way into modern interiors.

Ilse Crawford’s Inspiring Interiors

Whenever we’re asked about our favorite interior designers, Ilse Crawford is always at the top of the list.  Her inspiring interiors are the perfect combination of modern and traditional. Each room that Crawford designs has a soulful character that’s brought into the mix through color and bits of pattern. Her rooms keep us intrigued, and that’s what a great designer should do. Her interiors integrate modern pieces in the most unexpected ways. In a modern country space, built-ins are painted in a deep eggplant shade, exposed beams add a rustic touch, and a floor-to-ceiling bookshelf is styled to perfection. In a living room, a teal sofa fits right into a wood-paneled living room filled with vintage pieces. With each space there are so many details to fall in love with. For more of Ilse’s work, we recommend picking up one of her books.  Our favorite is Home Is Where The Heart Is.