An Easy Way to Find Artwork for Your Home or Office

Posted in Art, Commercial Design, Featured Artists, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Office Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on November 24, 2015

By Julie Ann Segal What do you have on your walls? Does your art reflect who you are, or what’s important to you? If they’re bare, what’s stopping you from displaying something that makes you smile? As an interior...

Feng Shui & Art: Placing Art with Intention

Posted in Art, Color, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Residential Design, Uncategorized on October 6, 2015

By Julie Ann Segal We place art in our spaces for many different reasons – because it’s beautiful, inspirational, or because it makes a statement about who we are or what we believe in. With Feng Shui, the placement...

Navigator, Lake Minnetonka Lifestyle Magazine Feature

Posted in Art, Commercial Design, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, News, Residential Design, Uncategorized on September 17, 2015

Recently, I was interviewed and featured by Navigator, which was exciting press, and I was honored to be included. If you’re not familiar with it, Navigator is a lifestyle magazine local to the Lake Minnetonka area. They also shared...

Feng Shui & Art – A Conversation with Carole Hyder

Posted in Art, Color, Featured Artists, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on April 6, 2015

By Julie Ann Segal The way Art enhances Feng Shui is easy to identify in a space. Art is the soul of a room. It gives it energy and life. But how does the practice of Feng Shui influence...

Virtual Art Gallery Featured Artist: Carole Hyder

Posted in Art, Color, Featured Artists, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on March 23, 2015

As a Feng Shui expert, teacher, international speaker since 1992, Carole Hyder has been adamant about designing and creating balance in residential and corporate spaces. Understanding the results of being in an environment where harmony has informed physical expression,...

New Website! With Interior Design Resources, Art & Feng Shui

Posted in Art, Color, Commercial Design, Decluttering, Featured Artists, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, News, Residential Design, Uncategorized on September 15, 2014

CHANGE YOUR SPACE, CHANGE YOUR LIFE Minneapolis, September 15, 2014 – After 20+ years in business, local interior design firm president Julie Ann Segal announces the firm’s name change, from Metropolitan Interiors to Metro Interiors, and the fully redesigned...

How can you hide a TV?

Posted in Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Technology, Uncategorized on April 15, 2014

By Julie Ann Segal Let’s be honest – everyone wants a TV, but not everyone wants to look at one. Especially in spaces where you entertain, like the living room or kitchen…or in spaces where it looks out of...

Meet the Artist – Inside the Blue & White Art Gallery with Israeli Artist Udi Merioz

Posted in Art, Featured Artists, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on April 10, 2014

By Julie Ann Segal On my recent trip to Jerusalem, it was a true pleasure to meet artist Udi Merioz at his Blue & White Art Gallery. In speaking with him, and getting the inside story on his career...

Change Your Space, Change Your Life

Posted in Art, Feng Shui, Home Design, Uncategorized on May 23, 2013

In the recent article “Change Your Space, Change Your Life” in Twin Cities TOSCA magazine, discover how Julie Ann and the Metro Interiors team go beyond creating spaces that look good, to ones that feel good too. Featured Here...

Transformation Through Decluttering

Posted in Decluttering, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on March 5, 2013

Before, this room had a lot of visual clutter – making the eye distracted and the feel of the room heavy and uncomfortable. With careful editing and more intentional placement of things – for beauty and balance – this...

Meeting a Homeowners’ Needs in Small Space

Posted in Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Residential Design, Uncategorized on December 18, 2012

How do you make a small space look good, feel good, and support you in life? Here’s some advice from our Designer Victoria Mott: This small “efficiency” condominium is part of a luxury condo high rise in downtown Minneapolis,...

Using Feng Shui to Improve Your Life: What Your Thoughts Have to Do With It

Posted in Feng Shui, Lifestyle, Uncategorized on December 11, 2012

By Julie Ann Segal Applying Feng Shui principles to your space–to improve your life–doesn’t happen simply by selecting design features with the right color, texture or shape. And it’s not just about placing items in such a way that...

Creating Harmony at Home – For Your Bedroom

Posted in Bedding, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Residential Design, Uncategorized on December 4, 2012

By Julie Ann Segal Probably the most important place to put extra-special attention into creating your own retreat at home is in the bedroom. Bedrooms are often one of the last places people put energy into decorating, but they...

Feng Shui for Your Bedroom: Energize Your Love Life

Posted in Bedding, Color, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Residential Design, Uncategorized on November 27, 2012

By Margie Kampf Ready for a new look in your bedroom? Remake your bed this winter to not only keep warm, but also energize your love life! When using Feng Shui in interior design, we enhance or balance energy...