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Our Top Picks: Bath Tub Essentials

As a small design house with several large projects on our plate, we get the need to unwind after a long day. For some it’s kicking their feet up and enjoying a favorite TV show, and for others, it’s being in good company over a well-prepared meal. But perhaps one of the most sought-after “happy places” of all time is a place not too far from home: the bath tub. Today we’re celebrating ways people wash away the stress of their day and cleanse themselves for the morning to come. Before you touch the faucet and grab the candles, make sure your bathroom oasis is packed with these five tub time essentials. 1. Soak the day away with this natural mineral blend from Barr-Co. Made of milk, oatmeal, vanilla, and vetiver, its known to soothe irritated skin and create a protective barrier to keep in moisture long…

Our Top Picks: Industrial Pendant Lights

Image via Whether anchoring down a dining table or lighting a kitchen island, industrial pendant lights have come a long way from their warehouse counterparts. Available in a range of finishes, some more contemporary than others, these hanging pendants provide a large scale lighting solution for your home. When specifying an industrial light, be sure to take into consideration the drop height, the type of drop (rod or chain), and the amount of light it will shed. Most metal shades will cast a focused downlight, requiring additional lighting in the space. If you’re hoping to let one of these pendants stand solo, be sure to pick out a shade that allows light to escape, as seen below in #6. Here are a few of our top picks to date: Sources: 1. Lincoln – Light & Living  / 2. Carson Rod Pendant – Rejuvenation  / 3. Madrid Pendant Light – Barn…

Our Top Picks: Square Nesting Tables

When clients come to us wanting to accomplish a lot within a small space, we look for furniture with dual purposes to avoid unnecessary clutter. Nesting tables are a great way to tackle several design problems without taking up much of a foot print. Whether they’re flanking either side of your bed or serving as an extra surface for guests to rest their drink, nesting tables are a must-have to ensure that you’re always prepared. Here are six of our current favorites: Sources: 1. Leila Nesting Tables – Made Goods / 2. Box Frame Nesting Tables – West Elm / 3. Peekaboo Clear Nesting Tables – CB2 / 4. Pavillion Nesting Table – Dering Hall / 5. Looking Glass Nesting Tables – Anthropologie / 6. Lacquer Brass Inset Nesting Tables – Jonathan Adler

Our Top Picks: Painted Credenzas

  With the design community’s recent obsession with all things mid-century, it’s easy to find yourself drinking a morning coffee in a room completely outfitted in walnut and teak. If you’re looking for a slight departure that won’t drag your living room into the Dark Ages, check out our top painted credenzas that nod to the mid-century aesthetic in the most versatile of palettes. Sources: 1. Mafia Italia Sideboard – Stylepark / 2. Spencer Entertainment Console – Redford House / 3. Dang 2 Door 2 Drawer Console – Blu Dot / 4. Dansk Sideboard – Mezzanine

Our Top Picks: Indigo Wallpaper

This week we’re not only giving you our top picks, but also letting you in on a little secret. We have a stunning master bedroom in the works featuring a beautiful indigo wallpaper that is sure to stop our clients in their tracks. We took our above room inspiration and decided to pull a few watercolor-esque wallpapers that showcase the various mesmerizing shades of indigo for a dramatic master suite of your own: Sources: 1. Dynasty Indigo – Eskayel / 2. Tidal Wallpaper – Emma Hayes / 3. Polka Dots in Smoke – Kreme / 4. Stirring Seas – Anthropologie / 5. Bali Stripe – Eskayel