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...

Creating Harmony at Home

Posted in Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Residential Design, Uncategorized on November 20, 2012

By Julie Ann Segal It’s important to pay special attention to how we design and maintain our homes, so that they serve us, and our families, well. We want to cultivate a sense of harmony at home. The outside...

Accessorizing Your TV Console

Posted in Accessories, Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Technology, Uncategorized on November 8, 2012

By Victoria Mott Do you use a console for your flat screen TV? Design tip:  you don’t always have to put your T.V. in the center of your console. Yes it looks nice, but sometimes the unexpected can look...

Semi-Custom Window Treatments

Posted in Feng Shui, Home Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized, Window Coverings on October 30, 2012

Are your windows feeling naked? Having well-chosen window treatments not only enhances the design of a room, but it can also work to enhance its feng shui. Bare windows create the energy of vulnerability in your home, so it’s...

Reupholster Heirloom Furniture

Posted in Color, Feng Shui, Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on October 25, 2012

By Victoria Mott Do you have heirloom furniture – something handed down from a relative, a sentimental piece that’s been in the family, but looking a little worse for the wear? Maybe not a good fit with your current...

Custom Home Office Solutions – Filing

Posted in Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Office Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on October 16, 2012

By Julie Ann Segal How do you make a home office less “officey”? Beautiful, custom furniture with plenty of storage! For this home office, the last thing we wanted to do was overpower the cozy, inviting design details with...

Metro Interiors Newsletter – 3 Reasons to Subscribe

Posted in Art, Commercial Design, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, News, Residential Design, Uncategorized on October 9, 2012

Does the Metro Interiors newsletter come to your inbox? Since 2008, the Metro Interiors quarterly newsletter has been providing subscribers with information they can use and enjoy – design advice, before & afters, news about the firm, special offers...

What We’re Working On: Window Treatments for the Spa Home

Posted in Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Residential Design, Uncategorized, Window Coverings on October 2, 2012

By Julie Ann Segal I’m in beautiful Laguna Beach getting new window treatments installed in the “Spa Home”, a vacation home I’m designing with special touches to make it a comfortable, relaxing getaway. It’s situated on a hillside, overlooking...

Displaying Collections

Posted in Accessories, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on September 27, 2012

Check out what Metro Interiors’ Designer Victoria Mott is up to… We all have collections that we’d like to display in our home, but it can be a tricky task. This “Before” photo shows a collection that a client...

Home Office Makeover

Posted in Accessories, Art, Color, Decluttering, Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Office Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized, Window Coverings on September 18, 2012

By Julie Ann Segal Have you seen the latest addition to our portfolio? We’ve shared photos/features of a home office – formerly used for storage – turned Wonderland retreat. We created it to be both functional, for office activities,...

What We’re Working On: Apartment Complex Party Room

Posted in Commercial Design, Flooring, Furniture, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Lighting, Uncategorized on September 13, 2012

By Julie Ann Segal Remember this photo we shared in August, of the carpet we’d selected for an apartment party room design? Things have been moving along nicely on this project; we still have a few fabrics and finishes to choose,...

Winning Condo Hallway Redesign Concept

Posted in Color, Commercial Design, Flooring, Interior Design, Uncategorized, Wall Coverings on September 7, 2012

By Julie Ann Segal Remember this hallway “Before” photo we shared on Facebook back in July? Drab, worn, dated – uninspiring? It’s in a large condominium complex in Edina. We created three material boards with different design concepts to revitalize...

Using Reclaimed Wood in Interior Design

Posted in Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Residential Design, Uncategorized on August 21, 2012

By Julie Ann Segal Do you have any features or furniture in your home made of reclaimed wood? Reclaimed wood is becoming very popular in design for two reasons:  1) being an environmental and sustainable choice and 2) the...
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