Author Archives: Esther Goya

How to Design a Multi-Purpose Living Room

   |   In Contemporary Design Techniques, Decorating Tips and Tricks, Living Room Design   |   27 August 2014, 06.00   |   comments: 0

Not everyone has a huge amount of living space in their homes. Many times, a living room has to be able to do more than just provide space for TV viewing. But creating an area that looks great while performing a variety of functions can be a bit tricky. Here are our suggestions for multiplying the ways you can use your living room in style!

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Interior Design Tips: Working with Patterns

   |   In Contemporary Design Techniques, Decorating Tips and Tricks, Interior Design Trends   |   20 February 2014, 06.00   |   comments: 0

Many homeowners shy away from using furnishings with a distinct pattern. Usually, the reason is just that they either don’t know how to pick a pattern they can live with for a long time, or they don’t want a few furnishings to overwhelm the room. But, used in the proper way, patterns can make a big and beautiful impact.

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Changing Your Décor When Your Tastes Change

   |   In Decorating Tips and Tricks, Interior Design Trends, Seasonal Design   |   27 December 2013, 06.00   |   comments: 0

As the New Year approaches, many of us are ready to get rid of the old and bring in the new. It’s time to put away those holiday decorations for another year and go back to simplifying our interior design schemes. This also makes it the perfect time to redo the look in your home or office so that it better represents your current sense of style. Use these tips to create a space that reflects the new you!

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Getting your Dining Room Ready for the Holidays

   |   In Dining Rooms, Seasonal Design   |   13 October 2013, 21.51   |   comments: 0

It’s just about here again – the holiday season! Yes, it does seem to be coming up quicker and quicker each year. And yes, it’s time to start thinking about how you are going to accommodate extra guests around the dining table. It can be easier than you think; simply take our advice and your dining room will be ready to welcome hordes of hungry friends and family in no time!

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Defining the Contemporary Style in Interior Design

   |   In Contemporary Design Techniques, Designer Spotlight   |   19 September 2013, 06.00   |   comments: 0

At Lawrance, we like to call ourselves a “contemporary” furniture store. Just what, exactly, does that mean? Is “modern” the same as contemporary? It may seem as if the difference is purely semantic, but there is actually a distinct modern style as opposed to contemporary. Here’s our take on what the term “contemporary style” means.

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