Design Tips

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When thinking about how to have a timeless kitchen design, we think mainly of the beauty of natural materials with a simple cabinet style. These are the combinations that look sophisticated and classic in any home and adding pops of interest in the lighting just brings up the wow factor. And keeping a timeless kitchen color scheme by using a simple paint pallet is a good idea. Shaker cabinets, a timeline decor style, are by far JAC's favorite go to cabinet...

If you are thinking about buying art, you might be a first time homebuyer staring at lots of blank walls and wondering what to do AND wondering what the whole art buying process is all about, where to look, what to consider, how much to spend and where to find and purchase art. For whatever reason, art buying can indeed be a scary and opaque business, and getting started can be a bewildering proposition. But remember that anybody can appreciate...

Dutch doors seem to be all the rage right now with so many new and remodeled homes going for that modern farmhouse look. All the Dutch doors we've been loving lately are either black or have a mix of bright pops of color, classic design, and a welcoming demeanor that are making us want to saw all of our non-Dutch doors right in half (caution: not the best idea). But seriously, Dutch doors make a welcoming and thoughtful addition to...

At JAC, a los angeles interior designer, we LOVE a super stylish bathroom. I mean, bathrooms in general are primarily about function right? But they can also be uber stylish and fun and mini representations of your personality. Powder rooms in particular are the perfect place to put some wow factor into your home no matter the size. And in bathrooms with tubs and showers there are plenty of opportunities to put your own stamp on it. One of our...

Exterior barn door designs are not just for barns anymore and they aren't just a fall design trend. The farmhouse design trend fits well within the modern eclectic design style which is so strong right now, barn doors design ideas can be a fantastic way to add in a design style that is tried and true and making new headlines. The kicker here is that whatever your design aesthetic, you can add a sliding barn door to the mix...

When it comes to adding some bling to your space, JAC says YES, and share some fun ways to decorate with gold finish! We love mixing our metals for maximum bang. As of late we love adding gold accents and brass into almost any space from the bathroom to the backyard! One of the best ways to learn how to add gold to decor is by paying attention to the other shades in the room. Brass accents work...

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: mirrors are one of our favorite accessories, they're almost as common as wall paint! They come in all shapes and sizes and styles and bring a little bit of glamour to every room of the house. Best of all, they manage to make any space look bigger and brighter. Here are some of our best tips on how to decorate with mirrors, especially incorporating it into our latest living...

  Book lovers are often faced with the fact that their book buying habit has over-ridden all their obvious storage solutions, like the ever-present bookcase or shelf. I get the the love of books, coffee table books in particular are my favorite with their larger than life size and effervescent colors, often featuring jaw dropping interiors or gardens and the like, all of my favorite things. But one has only just so many coffee tables and bookcases and surfaces with which...

If you are wanting some easy ways to create rooms with personality, and reflect who you are versus the furniture store where you purchased your sofa and chairs, we are here to help. I admit that we all want our homes to feel modern and relate to current trends somewhat, but at the end of the day, your home really only needs to appeal to you. It should feel distinctly yours. Below are a few ideas on how to create...

There are few things more picture perfect than a well considered gallery wall. Endlessly flexible and customizable to almost any wall space big or small, it creates a narrative on even the blankest of canvases- a fresh white wall. When it comes to finishing off a room, the gallery wall also takes the pressure off hunting down a singular does-it-all piece of art. No wonder it’s JAC's go-to solution. Here are some tips on how to hang a gallery wall from...