Author Archives: Erin Rath

San Diego-Inspired Interior Design

   |   In Contemporary Design Techniques, Decorating Tips and Tricks   |   23 August 2014, 06.00   |   comments: 0

Living in beautiful southern California makes us the envy of many others throughout the country. After all, we enjoy abundant sunshine, a temperate climate and ocean views sure to inspire. Why not take advantage of your awesome surroundings by bringing a bit of the outdoors in? Here are some interior design ideas using the San Diego area as a source of inspiration.

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What Furnishings Should You Replace When You Want a New Look?

   |   In Contemporary Design Techniques, Decorating Tips and Tricks, How to Choose Furniture   |   20 November 2013, 06.00   |   comments: 0

As time goes by and our circumstances change, often so do our tastes in interior design. It could be that a traditional setting was once what you craved but now you’d like to simplify things and opt for a modern style. By the way, that’s quite common – especially in the last several years when the economy took a downturn and many of us downsized. But rather than getting rid of everything in your home all at once, there’s an easier way to make a gradual transition to a new, contemporary style. Here’s how to proceed.

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Tips for Turning Your Outdoor Space into an Entertaining Place

   |   In Decorating Tips and Tricks, Outdoor Design   |   25 September 2013, 06.00   |   comments: 0

It’s that time of year again – time to move the indoors out to make the most of San Diego’s mild fall season. And it’s easy to do with our Contemporary Design Collection of outdoor furniture, which includes the type of furnishings you might see in the most upscale hotels and resorts while on vacation. With these tips for decorating your patio or deck, you can enjoy a staycation in your own backyard while entertaining family and friends sure to be impressed with your sophisticated sense of style.

San Diego’s beautiful fall weather is just around the corner – are you ready to take advantage of it by entertaining on your resort-worthy deck or patio?

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Tips for Decorating a Weekend Beach Retreat

   |   In Decorating Tips and Tricks   |   15 August 2013, 21.35   |   comments: 0

How do you decorate a second home that includes sweeping ocean views and a backyard of driftwood and sand? This is a common dilemma for clients who wish to keep their surroundings true to nature, yet not go overboard with sea-themed décor. Here are our suggestions for creating a second home that is rich with contemporary furnishings to feel inviting, comfortable and perfect for entertaining guests.

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