Inspired Design

 

Here at Lexington Home Brands, we believe that your home is both a sanctuary and a canvas for creative self-expression.  Passionate about designing home furnishings that captivate and inspire, our Inspired Design blog is a place where we'll explore the latest design trends, colors and accessories that truly turn houses into homes.

 

 

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"Have a Seat" on Father's Day

Father’s Day is the one day of the year that we get to honor dad, letting him know how much he means to us and making him feel extra special. Give him a gift that says, “I love you” all year long - the gift of stylish and comfortable seating.

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5 Ways to Elevate Your 4th of July Celebration

As summer quickly gears up – we again find ourselves preparing for the 4th of July. This year, we challenge you to take a little extra time and create a truly sophisticated get-together. Below are five easy ways to take your party to the next level

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A Fine Romance

Ah February, the month we associate with declarations of love, velvet boxes filled with chocolate, and curling up in a cozy corner to escape the lingering effects of winter.

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A Reflection of Style

Mirrors have been crafted and used for thousands of years. While reflecting an image of our true selves, mirrors also create an illusion of space and light in the spaces we dwell.

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Add Color, Add Life with Accent Furnishings (Part 2)

Revitalize otherwise “tired” rooms and bring them to life with unique and colorful accents.

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Care To Dance?

Incorporating the Colors of the Year in Your Décor - We've all seen the latest paint commercial touting color. A woman searching for the perfect purple is presented with a group of men painted in various shades until she finds "the one."

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Clear Headed

Happy New Year! For many of us, January is a month devoted to fresh starts and new beginnings. At Lexington Home Brands, since we’re in the business of great design for the home (and most of us around here love nothing more than to talk about great design for the home with like-minded fans), we’ve resolved to celebrate the start of 2012 by opening up the lines of communication.

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Color Trend: Gray and Terracotta

In this post, we explore a sophisticated color palette featuring soft gray and ivory tones accented by bold punches of burnt orange and terracotta.

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Contemporary Thanksgiving Tabletop

As Thanksgiving approaches, we find ourselves thinking about the perfect tabletop. While traditional autumn color palettes include burnt oranges, festive reds and vibrant yellows – we’ve decided to take a fresh approach with this contemporary, monochromatic setting.

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Creating Inspiring Gathering Spaces

In this post, we explore design elements essential for creating comfortable gathering spaces.

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Enhancing Décor with Functional Accent Furnishings (Part 1)

Have you ever walked into a room and thought, “something’s missing”? You can’t quite put your finger on it. There’s a sofa you love, a couple of comfortable chairs, cocktail and end tables…but the room just doesn’t seem quite finished. Well-placed and interesting accent pieces will give your room the extra sparkle it needs.

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Expert Tips for Decorating your Holiday Table

In anticipation of the upcoming holidays, we asked interior designer and stylist – Teri Mixson – for tips on how to create a beautiful tabletop.

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Furniture to Fashion

As avid readers of Elements of Style and enthusiasts for This or That, we decided to craft outfits taking inspiration from particular furniture collections. Below, you’ll find some of our favorites.

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Grand Entrances

Make a Statement with Smart Entry Pieces - The area just inside your front door, commonly referred to as a foyer or entrance hall, is responsible for the first impression that every visitor has of your home.

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Guest Post by Lisa Escobar

Las Vegas interior decorator and stylist Lisa Escobar outlines how to create perfect men's spaces.

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Guest Post: Designing for Millennials

Lisa Escobar addresses the design needs of Millenials and shares some of her favorite furnishings.

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Luxe Living: Oyster Bay by Lexington Home Brands

A repost from the blog: Bespoke Banter by Catherine Austin.

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New Patterns

Boldly combined color and prints up the “wow’ factor in any space - When it comes to upholstered furniture, neutral palettes have been dominating furniture store floors across the country for the past few years. Like a basic black dress that can be dressed up or down, a plainer palette spells classic good looks and makes for a good bet in just about any decor.

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Radiant Orchid - 2014's Color of the Year

Every year, Pantone – the global color authority for the professional design industries –announces a color of the year based on trends they see from around the world. This year, Pantone distilled down the complex global scene to recognize Radiant Orchid as 2014’s color of the year.

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Silver and Gold

Love all the seasonal shine? Here’s how to enjoy it year-round It’s the time of year we celebrate the beauty of metallics.

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Spring Clean

Lighten up and de-clutter your surroundings - Like the bulbs bursting forth along your front walk, Spring makes everyone think about fresh starts. That makes it the ideal season for sweeping away old, tired styles and bringing in a fresh, new look that’s better suited to the way you really live today.

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Spring into Paradise

With snow blanketing much of the country, Punxsutawney Phil made his annual February prediction: Spring is not far away.

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Spring into Summer: Part One

With spring officially here, we get ready for warm weather by exploring our latest outdoor living collections: Très Chic and Royal Kahala Black Sands.

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Spring Into Summer: Part Two

In part of this post, we look at a new traditional setting: Royal Kahala Black Sands.

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Thanks for the Memories

Autumn is a time for remembrance, gratitude and thankfulness. You’ll find many people on social media each day disclosing things in their life for which they are grateful.

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The Colors of Relaxation

Sunshine. Beach. Turquoise water. All mental images that conjure a relaxing sigh. In the spirit of Tommy Bahama's National Relaxation Day, we look at inspiring seascapes and their color palettes attempting to translate their calming energy into interior design.

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The Fashion of Brazil

In celebration of the World Cup, we explore the host country’s contributions to design. Specifically looking at how Brazil uses color, form and distinct materials to create their unique style.

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The Hall Chest: One Piece Showcased Three Ways

So often we confine a piece of furniture to a specific space even though it may be versatile enough to use in an array of rooms and utilized for several different purposes. In today’s post, we’ll explore how the design and function of a piece can be used in a variety of environments, specifically examining the much underutilized hall chest.

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