Ten Best Interior Designers in Asheville

Ten Best Interior Designers in Asheville

Asheville is known as a haven of artists, musicians, and craftsmen. In addition, people from all over the country are drawn to build a life in the area's beautiful mountain setting. Not surprisingly, Asheville boasts numerous interior design professionals who bring...

“Living The Green Life”

“Living The Green Life”

Written By: Brittany Conley The concept of sustainable architecture, sometimes referred to as building green, is not a new one, though a western North Carolina businessman is on a mission to challenge what we think we know about healthy environments in order to help...

Laura Sullivan’s Why: Her Passion for Interior Design

Laura Sullivan’s Why: Her Passion for Interior Design

As a child, Laura Sullivan was always involved in art in some form or fashion. Whether it was drawing, painting, or pottery, she enjoyed it all. She loved creating, not just for the joy of bringing something new to life, but the joy created when it was shared.  The...

What Does it Mean to Design a Green Home?

What Does it Mean to Design a Green Home?

We have all heard the term "green" when it comes to our purchases, appliances, and day-to-day habits. But what does it mean when applied to designing a home?  Laura Sullivan, owner of Asheville's ID.ology Interiors & Design, has been designing green homes for...

The Difference Between Interior Designers and Architects

The Difference Between Interior Designers and Architects

Written By: Jessica Martinez Contributing Designer: Laura K. Sullivan Both architects and interior designers play a large part in the look, feel, and aesthetics of a home. Although their roles complement one another, they are very different. Architects come in at the...

How much does an Interior Designer cost?

How much does an Interior Designer cost?

Written By: Jessica Martinez Contributing Designer: Allison Detmer The honest answer is - it depends. Design costs can vary widely, and the amount you end up paying will depend on a number of different factors. Allison Detmer, design director of ID.ology Interiors...

Is an Interior Designer Right for You?

Is an Interior Designer Right for You?

Written By: Bailey Pinkerton "To hire an Interior Designer or not to hire an Interior Designer, that is the question..."         - You, Probably Deciding on whether to hire an Interior Designer is the first of MANY decisions made when embarking on a new home project,...

Top 3 Home Design Trends You’ll Love this Spring

Top 3 Home Design Trends You’ll Love this Spring

Written By: Bailey Pinkerton Oftentimes, interior designers spot home design trends well before they're even trends. So, we want to give you the inside scoop! We have hand-picked our top three design trends we are loving for this Spring.  Florals To start, we...

Getting to Know the Types of Kitchen Lighting

Getting to Know the Types of Kitchen Lighting

Written By: Naomi Ferrara Contributing Writer: Bailey Pinkerton Let's talk about lighting! More specifically, types of kitchen lighting. Lighting is a very important factor in kitchen planning, and it has come a long way since the dated ceiling fluorescent lighting....

Ceilings: The Forgotten Plane

Ceilings: The Forgotten Plane

Written By: Kirsten Lunsford Contributing Writer: Bailey Pinkerton There are many details that go into designing the home of your dreams, but there is one area that people frequently overlook: the ceilings. The ceiling is often considered the fifth wall or the...

Rug Tips to Make Your Home Pop

Rug Tips to Make Your Home Pop

Written By: Courtney Stevens Contributing Writer: Bailey Pinkerton Rugs are a foundational part of any strong design. They invite color, style, and texture within your space. But if a rug is sized or placed incorrectly, it can leave your space feeling disproportionate...

Transforming Your Home Using Color

Transforming Your Home Using Color

Written By: Bailey Pinkerton Contributing Designer: Molly Norris Adding color to your home is a great way to show off your personality, improve your mood, and add some life within your walls. Colors have the power to totally transform your home and turn it into the...