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Discovering Your Design Aesthetic

Having trouble narrowing down your personal design style? Struggling to pick something because you like it all? This is a common problem with many homeowner who are looking to remodel but they aren't sure where to start.


You don't necessarily have to choose one style and stick with it but it certainly helps to understand what the different names are and if there are aspects of these styles that you like and don't like.


Take a peek at some of our latest projects and see if you can tell the difference between each style and if there is one that speaks to you! As always, feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions or would like any help.



Wabi Sabi - the Japanese form of accepting imperfections and using natural elements to enhance your space














Art Deco - Using art as inspiration for your deco and fixtures. Usually incorporates bold colors with a mix of black and white as well as metals.














Modern Farmhouse - made famous by Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper, this style usually incorporates a mix of wood and white, shiplap walls and subway tile. Straight lines and industrial style fixtures are typically seen here.













Traditional - This is seen as more of an older style that is influences by European decor. It is timeless and elegant in every way. Rich colors and bright metals give off a sense of luxury and high price tags but this look can be accomplished these days with out the extra cost.


















Modern Industrial - This style usually incorporates black metals such as iron and wood elements. Glass and sleek surfaces are common practice. Many males find this look to be pleasing as it typically lacks the bright colors and has a sense of masculinity to it.













Bohemian (aka Boho) - this style is quite common these days, especially with people going more natural with their health routines and sustainability. This style uses natural elements to highlight a space and includes lots of wood, plants and earth tones. Easy on the eyes and simple in color.




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