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Desert inspired interior design can come in many forms, but when JAC does desert design it has a decidedly luxe look and feel. Living or vacationing in the desert really does mean loving the aesthetic of indoor and outdoor living, in all its forms: colors, textures, patterns, light and of course the weather and plant life. Our desert chic decors really blends the outside with the inside in the same way that desert living weather affords that same experience. But...

Go big or go home, so the saying goes, and that’s certainly the maxim that applies to maximalist design.  So, if your'e ready to infuse a whole lot of personality into your personal space, just ignore functionality and rationality. Forget about the whole maximalism vs. minimalism movement! In maximalist home decor, less is definitely NOT more! Leave white space at the door, and say hello to every single design trend you like, then pile them all together, lol. Actually it's...

 At JAC Interiors we know that the right lighting fixture type is everything! Additions of accent lights to interior spaces using a low power lighting source is an effective means of creating visual interest. As you probably know, LED lights have a longer lifespan, as compared to traditional lighting methods. When you couple this with the fact that they are also perfect for installing in hard-to-reach places, it makes them ideal for placement in areas to highlight artistic features or...

Romantic valentine's day themed bedrooms shouldn't be reserved for one day a year!  We want to share some JAC approved modern valentine's day decor and design inspiration for a year-round sultry vibe. All the deep red tones and cozy textures in this bedroom are to die for whether you have a significant other or not. We also can't resist the anti-valentine sentiment for those of us who don't have that special someone on this day for lovers.  This neon sign adds...

Monochromatic interior design is having a moment and this strikingly simplistic approach to color is addictive for so many reasons. The drama created with a super simple color palette can be magical and dynamic and calming all at once.  If you think about it, monochrome tones are restful, timeless and super practical.  By restricting your color palette, you can freely experiment with mixing pieces from different eras, add patterns and layer-in texture.  As in the picture above, any number of...

JAC loves working with people so their home can be ready to be sold, and we have also worked with plenty of realtors to prepare a house to be market ready. While there are so many important aspects to getting your home up to snuff to sell, we have realized through the years that one of the most important basics to sell your house fast is with the right realtor. A top realtor will know the best way to price...

New Year… New Blog! Today marks the first in a series of once-monthly trips around the world with yours truly, JAC Interiors! Published every first Monday, this Transporting Design series will dive deep into a different world capital of design with each post, taking you on an exciting design journey with the intent to inspire and expose you to what’s new and trending in every corner of the globe. With that, let’s take off across the Pacific to one of the...

We love to JAC-up our holidays with unique holiday decor and want to share some of our favorite ways to spread that festive feeling. And even though we know not everybody celebrates Christmas, if you do and are itching for something that will make everyone around delight in your holiday decorating ideas, try hanging your Christmas tree upside down and from the ceiling! Crazy modern holiday decor idea right? But impressively effective at...

Open kitchen shelving has been trendy for a while now and has loads going for it. Curating your shelves is a very modern kitchen decor trend that can certainly make your kitchen seem bigger by losing the full cabinets and just floating some of your shelves. You can also add a layer of personality to your shelves, displaying your particular brand of pretty plate ware or mugs-- but be careful to NOT over do it.  You don't want mis-matched mugs...

Let's talk marble kitchen designs, shall we. You may have reached the time in your adult life where you are finally psychologically, physically, emotionally and financially ready to take on that much delayed kitchen renovation or you're in the process of a new build. Good for you and congratulations! Let the blood, sweat and tears begin. But don't get discouraged, JAC is here to help. In our humble opinion, aside from custom cabinetry, luxury stone work is where you should...

If you've been scanning Pinterest, Houzz, or any other Social Media design platforms lately you may have noticed an overwhelming industrial influence popping up out there. JAC loves an Industrial style space for it's precise blend of salvaged materials with vintage and antique furnishings. Modern and clean but still eclectic, fantastically collected and curated. The main players of this trend seem to be black steel framed windows, clean subway tile, concrete floors and counter tops, rustic raw wood finishes, exposed brick,...

You finally made a decision on your brand new sofa, which took months, and now that you stand back to admire, you're coffee table is just not cutting the mustard. It's too small, too short and totally the wrong vibe. What do you do!? Where do you go?! JAC is here to help! Let's break this down into a two part series: function and purpose, size and proportion Function is key. Ask yourself, how much do you use this room and who spends the most time here? Is...

Let JAC help you find your perfect match. Click here to start working together. Bed side tables are essential in the boudoir and choosing the perfect one for your space, can be a challenge. Size, proportion, finish, storage capabilities, and design all need to come together seamlessly. Nothing worse then a dinky nightstand flanking a perfectly curated bed to really throw off your master bedroom vignette. Before you start your search you really want to nail down the function of this piece, aside from it...

Need assistance with your lighting your space? Click here, we'll help you out! Watch out kids, there is a new bulb in town! JAC has its finger on the pulse of design trends and our sources and guts tell us that the newest trend in dining, bathroom, bedroom WHATEVER room lighting design, is the bubble chandelier. This cluster of bubble bulbs gives us some serious retro vibes but can translate from laid back to modern glam to total whimsy. Amber tinted glass bulbs help soften...

JAC strongly believes no space is complete without a gorgeous green houseplant, and while we’ve all seen the rise of succulents and the fiddle leaf fig in recent years, there are even cooler plants out there that offer a bit of a twist on your usual greenery. Below is a new take on the omnipresent fiddle fig tree which should help get our minds right in preparation for spring. Chinese Money Plant: This little guy is ideal for a desk, kitchen...

Contact us today to start your home redesign For our current color crush, we are taking a cue from the beloved peacock. The way their feathers blend in the most magical of ways, has the power to attract members of all species. How the cobalts melts into teal and then to the richest of greens, only to stop at the tip of gold, is a beauty only found in nature, that we can try tirelessly to recreate. Here are a few...

Contact us today to start realizing your dream home. Marble accents in the home are popping up all over this season. You may not be in the market for an entire slab at the moment and we’re not talking wall to wall marble entries and marble pillars in the bathroom, but little more subtle accessories that will add a trendy spin on your home decor that won’t break the bank. Here are a few ways to marble-ize your home that are...

Like what you see here, contact us today to start realizing your dream kitchen As we’ve agreed upon in the past, the kitchen is the heart of the home, so it should never be neglected in the style department. Kitchen renovations can send shivers up your spin. Even the thought of the disruption it brings to your home, let alone the cost, is enough to make you turn a blind eye to your dated kitchen finishings. Here are a few easy upgrades...

Talk to any designer, homeowner, or home furniture/accessory retailer, and they’ll tell you, one of the most important pieces in your home decor, and often times the hardest to decide on, is an area rug. It's a tough decision primarily because it will set the stage for the rest of the room, it will anchor all the other pieces, there are too many options and a substantial rug is typically quite the investment. You want to choose something that is classic...

Contact us today to transform your space! Gone are the days where we have to chose one single style of chair to circle our dining tables. This new trend in home decor gives us the freedom to indulge our lust for chair polygamy. This adds mountains of visual interest and character to an otherwise boring dining space. Commitment to one chair is hard, especially when there are so many gorgeous options out there, so have fun indulging while following these few...

Contact us to help design your new fabulous outdoor space Now that Summer is coming to the end, even though we do live in Southern California, our time to spend outside is soon becoming more and more limited as Fall approaches. Take the next couple weeks to enjoy the splendor that is outdoor living and do it in style with some of these great outdoor living situations. Big, simple, square pieces are very on trend and if you have the space to...

Contact us today to start realizing your dream home! The mantle space is yet another great surface for your style to shine. Lots of people use it as a landing zone for their TV and all related electronics, but for those of you that have separated the two, here are a few great ways to curate a mantle like a JAC pro. First, establish a focal point. The all around, never fail, mounted mirror is not only classic but beautifully functional by...

Bedrooms are our sanctuaries, and we understand this definition varies between individuals. Some people like a monochromatic, neutral soothing sanctuary, others like cheerful, playful, inspiring sanctuaries but I think one thing we can agree on is its a very personal space. If you are someone that values their relaxation time, don’t we all, but also needs a mellow place to turn off the world, here are a few tips to aid in that transformation. Contact us today to create the home...