Home office chairs can define the entire look of your home office. The challenge is that most chairs are either designed for comfort or style, but not both. Many of my clients think they have to sacrifice style in order to have a comfortable desk chair. But that’s not the case! You can have a office chair that’s comfortable and stylish. Here are a few of my tips for selecting your perfect office chair.
Whether I’m designing my own home or a client’s, using pieces that are durable and sustainable is essential. Choosing to incorporate sustainable decor prevents you from having to replace things quickly. It also allows you to make a positive impact on the community and the environment.
Sustainable interior designs give you the confidence of knowing that you’re creating a safe and healthy environment for your family.
When I purchased the Boulevard Showhouse, one of our biggest challenges was the windows. They desperately needed to be replaced. But because the home is historically protected, it was a trickier process. The preservation society requires all renovations to remain true to the historic look of the home. So, I needed historically accurate windows that were also modern-era, energy efficient. Marvin Windows, thankfully came in with the perfect design. They presented it to Historic Houston, and now I have gorgeous windows that meet the needs of the preservation society and hot Houston weather.
When it comes to stairs, most people think of them as merely a place to get from the first floor to the second. But they are a blank canvas! They’re just waiting for someone to come in and dress them up. I give you: stair runner rugs worthy of every design fan’s obsession.
As an interior designer, I believe every space in a home should be as beautiful as it is functional. And listen, there is nothing like a beautifully designed, thoughtfully structured, high-quality piece from Century Furniture. Yes, I’m talking furniture! Beds, sectionals, footstools and everything in between.
It’s no secret that I love my Realtor, Carol. She helped me purchase my last two homes. She was the voice of reason when North’s water damage looked irreparable. The responsible one when I bought Dryden, a home with just one bathroom for my family of four. I think her exact words for both homes were, “Not this one. Run!”
It never fails. From going to market, reading one of my favorite design blogs, or browsing on social media, I’m constantly introduced to amazing products and artists! Besides using newfound faves to create Classically Current interiors, our team loves to share pieces we’ve been obsessing over in our journal. Last November, our Obsessions blog post featured Attalie Dexter Home + Accessories. Shenay, one of our lead designers, stumbled upon this beautiful, authentic wall covering idea! Since then, we’ve set out to learn more about Attalie and her creative design process.
“So, what’s your story?”
Don’t you hate this question?
I wish I could be one of those people with the perfect elevator pitch for who they are, but my answer is all over the place. It really depends on who’s asking. Sometimes, I talk about being a designer, being a mom, being in love with my next vacation, anything! It’s never just one thing.
Many of our clients have children (sometimes lots of children), which is fabulous because I love designing stylish kids bedrooms! I’m even thinking about redesigning my girls’ room this year. One of the common misconceptions many folks have is that they have to leave their kids rooms out when designing a luxury residence. This isn’t the case at all! It’s definitely possible to design a chic, stylish room your kiddos will love that coordinates with the overall design of your home.