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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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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Accent Tables as Statement Pieces

Distinctive accent tables can be the focal point of any room; it just takes care to choose the right one. In this post, we’ll explore accent tables and the elements that make them unique.

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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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Back-Stage Pass

Lexington Spotlights Key Trends at the World's Largest Home Furnishings Market - Like Fashion Week in New York is to the apparel industry, Market Week in High Point, North Carolina is to home furnishings. It's exciting, exhausting, and the absolute place to be if you're in the business.

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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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Create an Island Oasis with Ivory Key

Here at Lexington, we’re celebrating the exciting response to Ivory Key, the newest indoor lifestyle collection from Tommy Bahama® Home that retailers and interior designers saw for the first time at the recent High Point Market.

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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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Dazzling Blue

As we daydream of clear blue skies and warm weather, Pantone’s Spring 2014 Fashion Color Report reminds us that spring can’t come soon enough. With a refreshing palette of optimistic colors set in bold combinations, we are eager to incorporate these hues into our designs.

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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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Far East Flavor

This time each year, our lives are filled with new meaning. The New Year brings opportunity to make a fresh start and begin anew. As the Chinese New Year dawns upon us, we find ourselves inspired by design elements and influences from the Far East.

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For the Love of Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is a day to enjoy the little luxuries that delight our senses. As dreams of decadent chocolates and vases of red roses fill the air, we find ourselves inspired by this romantic palette and ways it can be incorporated into home décor

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From Island Style to Deco Sleek

Repost from Marisa Marcantonio's blog Style Beat highlighting pieces from the High Point furniture market.

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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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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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Natural Sophistication

With the arrival of spring, the warmer weather, sunshine and light spring breezes have inspired us to find ways to capture nature’s beauty within a space, without compromising style or sophistication. Longing to bring the outdoors in, we find ourselves searching for unique pieces crafted from natural materials and inspired by the colors and textures that can only be found in nature.

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Ooh La La! We’re Home for the Holidays

Tis the season to celebrate, and no matter which holiday you honor at this time of year, the focus for most is on home and family. For those seeking a serene and sophisticated setting in which to gather family and friends, the watchword in fabric trends now is Belgian linen.

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Repost from Catherine Austin's Bespoken Banter Blog

After touring our showroom, Catherine outlines her top 10 pieces.

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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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The Age of Aquarius Dawns

There’s good news for those who love modern design, but can’t find the perfect statement piece to express their personal style. Aquarius, our ground-breaking collection of signature items that redefine home furnishings as art, is now hitting retail floors across the country.

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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 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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Using Fabrics to Create Style

By simple definition, fabric is any woven material. Just as many different threads come together to create one material, many layers of fabrics come together to create a distinct style in your home. In this post, we'll explore how to convey personal style through fabric.

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