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Design Expertise: Our Favorite Tips

1. Old and new: A mix of modern pieces and antiques is always fresh, unexpected, and a foolproof way to create an eclectic, acquired look.  2. Wallcoverings: Think hallways, powder rooms, the backs of built-in shelving, and even the inside of cabinets or other storage furniture pieces. This extra layer of […]

Sports Watching Trends in Design

Nothing says fall like the start of football season. After weathering an overwhelming spring and summer due to the stresses of the COVID-19 crisis, the return of fall sports will be more welcome than ever before. While we may not know what the return of fall sports looks like, we […]

Home Office Trends

Millions of Americans were sent home to work this spring, and the mass exodus out of our corporate settings and into our own homes has caused us to take a hard look at our work from home surroundings. Did you have an office already set up and ready to go? […]

Outdoor Furniture

Even hearty Nebraskans’ patience grows thin as the winter months drag on. But here we are, on the cusp of Spring 2020, and with the tease of 50-degree days at the end of February, the sight of neighbors and friends outside tells us that  It.  Is.  Almost.  TIME! That means […]

Upgrade your Bedding

Remember as a child how “getting to redo your room” was a major status symbol of moving up the age ladder in the kid universe? Remember how mature you felt when you graduated from character bedding to your “big kid room?” Few things symbolize adulthood more than possessing sophisticated bedding. […]

This Season’s Trends

The High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 75,000 attendees and 12 million square feet of show space together every 6 months. The Interiors Joan and Associates team has been attending High Point Market for over three decades, and the importance […]

The Power of Artwork

Hanging a piece of artwork on a wall is like placing your heart on your sleeve. It’s thrusting your soul into the open world for all to see, and it’s the defining element to most spaces. Within the realms of interior design, art is a make or break element to […]

Be Bold

If someone would ask you about the most pervasive home décor trends of the late 80s and 90s, wallpaper would likely come to mind.  Now wall coverings are back, in a big way, and they aren’t displaying the same design elements of yesteryear. Bold, graphic prints, metallic and geometrics are […]

To Market To Market

Every spring and fall, the Interiors Joan and Associates design team treks to High Point, N.C. to attend the High Point International Furniture Market. The world’s largest home furnishings trade show is like fashion week for furniture. With over 180 buildings and 12 million square feet of showroom space, it […]

Color Refresh

After a long, cold winter trapped indoors, many of us find ourselves desperate to make a change… and even the simplest alteration to our surroundings can create a seemingly complete transformation. Our favorite way to freshen a space? Hands down, it’s by changing out paint colors. We asked three of […]