Category Archives: Contemporary Design Techniques

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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50 Shades of Gray In Your Home

   |   In Contemporary Design Techniques, Decorating Tips and Tricks, Interior Design Trends   |   6 September 2013, 21.13   |   comments: 0

Have you heard? The hottest color for the remainder of 2013 (which has really been around for several years) is gray. Now, before you dismiss the color as a boring neutral, take into consideration the 50 or so shades of gray that can be used in various ways throughout your home to give it a modern lift. Here’s our advice for choosing one or two or several shades of gray and incorporating them into the interior design of your home.

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