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  • As spring continues to gather momentum here in the Northern Hemisphere, we are drawn out into the great outdoors (or maybe just the backyard, as a start). The rising of the mercury means that we want to get our spaces into shape for lounging and, even better, for hosting. Nothing beats having your crew over […] The post Design Quiz: What’s Your Outdoor Style? appeared first on Design Matters by Lu...

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  • Once spring has arrived, opportunities to host and enjoy your backyard spaces start to, well, spring up fast. Between barbecues, family lunches and afternoon happy hours, there’s a multitude of reasons to enjoy your outdoor space by adding to or updating your current outdoor dining situation. Looking to create an inspiring, stylish space in your […] The post Steal This Style: Modern Bohemian Backy...

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  • No matter how impeccably decorated a home is, beneath the surface is inevitably…clutter. It’s a fact of life with which we learn to coexist, but it still lurks under the bed or stuffed into dark closets and drawers. We’ve all done the frantic shuffling of tucking things away before impromptu guests are hosted, right? Since […] The post 5 Sleek Solutions for Hiding Unsightly Home Items appeared fir...

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  • There’s no denying it— spring is here; bringing with it brighter days, longer evenings and more opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. What better way to kick off the season than by sprucing up your patio or backyard? Creating an outdoor dining room is a perfect strategy to spend more time outside and makes for the […] The post How to Create an Entertaining Outdoor Space appeared first on Design Mat...

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  • Are you as excited as we are that spring is here? You can feel it. It’s getting warmer outside. That means breaking out of hibernation mode and enjoying that outdoor space you worked so hard on last year. There are many ways to perk up your yard once it defrosts. But one piece of maintenance […] The post 10 Tips to Update Your Outdoor Lighting appeared first on Design Matters by Lumens.

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  • Pulling the perfect space together takes a lot of work. From the right furniture and fittings to the perfect trinket, you take care in selecting what goes into you home. So why does the design come off as lifeless and sterile? Well, maybe because it has nothing living in it. Not a mastiff, but a […] The post Plants to Match Your Design Style appeared first on Design Matters by Lumens.

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  • While spring may make the desire to add color overwhelming, don’t be too hasty in your grab for the paint roller. Color is tricky, and it can go totally over the top if you’re not careful. There are great ways to get the rich, bright and vibrant hues you are craving in your home. Neutral […] The post 7 Ways to Add a Pop of Color to Your Home appeared first on Design Matters by Lumens.

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  • Have you ever dreamt of buying a “fixer upper?” With home improvement shows, including the aptly-titled Fixer Upper, and design makeover blogs becoming more and more popular, it’s no surprise that many people are taking an interest in buying “project houses.” While a house with room to renovate might be a challenge, it’s also a […] The post What to Know Before You Buy a Fixer Upper appeared first ...

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  • Planning the perfect backyard can be a challenge, even for the most seasoned exterior designers. There are always countless variables to consider, many of which will be unique to that project. For example, is your backyard garden area small and feeling cramped, demanding a detail-oriented upgrade? Alternatively, is the garden large and barren, requiring a […] The post How to Deal with Difficult Ga...

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  • Have you ever found yourself staring at a room in your home wondering how it got so drab, and how you could enliven it? More often than not, the answer is simple: color. There’s just something energizing and wonderful about bringing new and different colors into your living space. But if you’re not a professional […] The post How to Brighten Your Living Spaces with Color appeared first on Design M...

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  • Take one trip and you’ll quickly learn that inspiration can be found in every corner of the world—which makes traveling and design the perfect combo. With everything from boutique hotels to swanky restaurants and iconic residences out there to uncover, it’s easy for the design aficionado to come down with a never-ending case of wanderlust. […] The post 10 Bucket List Destinations for Great Design ...

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  • So, you think you know about design? Our quiz will be the judge! Can you tell your Bauhaus from your brutalist? Your mid-century from your modern? And exactly what color is mauve, anyway? Select the correct answer from each of the following 10 questions and see if you’ve got the chops to make it in […] The post Design Quiz: So, You Think You Know About Design? appeared first on Design Matters by L...

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  • It’s a special thing to find a designer who is able to capture an iconic, bold point of view, while still creating something useful. It’s even more rare to find a pair of them, but such was the case of Charles and Ray Eames. The dynamic husband and wife duo became so well-known as designers […] The post Micro/Macro Design: Charles + Ray Eames appeared first on Design Matters by Lumens.

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  • While the “Modern Farmhouse” design style is still quite popular, many top lighting designers say that, in 2018, this style will move to urban homes and condos with a slightly revised moniker of “City Farmhouse.” The simple design aesthetic has a strong industrial edge blended with an upscale, unfussy country sensibility. How Did The Farmhouse […] The post City Farmhouse Style: Urban Industrial Me...

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  • Today’s kitchen layouts make the most of the activities this room sees often: cooking, gathering, entertaining or even working. No matter what you’re using the kitchen for, the most, proper kitchen lighting is key to ensure the layout is most successful for your day to day. Kitchen lighting creates atmosphere and accentuates design elements. And, […] The post How to Get the Light Right for Differe...

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  • We’ve all done it: painted a room our new favorite color, fallen in love with it, then flipped on the light switch to find…the color looks completely different. How does this happen? As it turns out, light plays an enormous role in our perception of color. Whether it’s shining from natural light or your favorite […] The post Lights, Colors, Action: How to Pick Paint Colors to Match Your Lighting G...

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  • What do a wave, a restaurant and an Eskimo woman’s leather pants all have in common? It isn’t the setup for a groan-worthy joke, but rather the possible names of an iconic Finnish design. Alternately known as the Aalto Vase, Savoy Vase and Eskimåkvinnans skinnbyxa (say that 10 times fast—I’ll wait), Alvar Aalto’s 1936 glass […] The post Designs We Love: The Aalto Vase appeared first on Design Matt...

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  • Even in the dark, it’s an easy problem to spot: You walk into your living room after a long day. You flip on all the lights to bring the room to life. You pick up the remote…and you still. can’t. see. While its incredibly common, poorly lighting is an encumbrance to any successful interior design. […] The post Is Your Home Too Dark? appeared first on Design Matters by Lumens.

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  • Monochrome white kitchens are something we are choosing to leave in 2018. Yes, I know it’s classic. Yes, I know it’s clean. But the sterile lab-like kitchens just don’t invite people in and make them want to stay there. Whether it’s a bright appliance, a patterned tile or a warm wood accent adding color to […] The post 10 Cool + Colorful Instagram Kitchens appeared first on Design Matters by Lumen...

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  • Twice a year, in January and June, thousands from around the world flock to the Dallas Market Center for the “LIGHTOVATION” tradeshow, where lighting manufacturers reveal their latest indoor and outdoor decorative lighting to folks like us here at Lumens. What’s shown in Dallas is a bellwether of the brightest and best top trends in […] The post Lightovation 2018: The Best+ The Brightest appeared ...

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  • Take a stroll through home decor Pinterest or Instagram feeds, and you’ll be inundated with chic, impeccably decorated spaces that look like they’ve never been touched by the clutter of everyday life. Sure, these rooms are often styled by interior decorators. But it’s possible for anyone to curate cozy spaces that are as photogenic as […] The post How to Create a Photo-Ready Space appeared first o...

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  • Remember the days when you’d go to your friend’s house and hang out in the den all day with the big screen TV? Well, these days, with a pocket-sized TV on our person at all times, the term “media room” probably doesn’t have the same meaning as it did back in the day (and yes, […] The post Steal This Style: Modern Media Room appeared first on Design Matters by Lumens.

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  • New year, new you. Or are you more new year, new home? The season of self-reflection (and guilt about that extra box of chocolates) is upon us full force. While making changes in your life is, of course, the priority, more and more that seems to involve making changes to your living situation. A clean […] The post Determining the Scope of Your Home Project appeared first on Design Matters by Lumen...

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  • As our lives seem to move faster and faster every day, looking forward can be a risky business. However, the New Year gives us an excuse to not only have a fresh start but to take a look at what to expect from the world of design in the coming months. So grab your notebooks, […] The post Design Predictions for 2018 appeared first on Design Matters by Lumens.

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  • As modern architecture continues to evolve, one trend seems to be on the tip of everyone’s tongue these days: prefab houses. But haven’t prefab (pre-fabricated) homes been around for quite some time? Pre-built, pre-cut or pre-assembled housing has been around for well over a century. But with new iterations of prefabs in terms of style, […] The post Putting the Fab in Prefab: Pre-Fabricated Homes ...

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  • There’s nothing quite like a modern master bedroom. Its uncluttered aesthetic is both calming and functional, helping you wind down after a long day while staying organized. The room here serves as an example of such a space, showcasing wide open walkways, minimalist lighting and furnishing, and a soothing neutral color palette. If this look […] The post Steal This Style: Bright + Shiny Master Bed...

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