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Tran + Thomas’ Guide to Amazing Office Design, Part 1

Whether you are a growing firm seeking a larger office space, building new, or are a new start-up setting up your first office, there are so many considerations to a well-designed space.  In a series of blogs, Tran + Thomas will guide you through everything you need to know...

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Cedar Creek Living Room Remodel

Adding glamour and solving design problems is what we do best. One of our recently completed living rooms had both in spades. Like many of our fabulous clients, we had worked with this family on a few other projects in their home. With the basement, kitchen and hearth room...

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Make Your Chandelier Sparkle in 10 Easy Steps

Every autumn, we roll up our sleeves and clean our chandeliers. Much like placing your diamonds in jewelry cleaner, cleaning your chandelier will add some sparkle to your home. We tackle this project in the fall to begin getting our house ready for holiday entertaining. When the weather turns cold,...

Trend Series: Steampunk

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tranthomasdesign/6899764873/ Steampunk, a blend of vintage, Victorian style and today’s technology, has found its way into the interior design world. Wonderfully bizarre and alluring, the style is best known for oddly beautiful objects, art and rooms. If you were throwing a dinner party and Steampunk was a guest, it would...

More Great Trends….Burlap, Baby!

While at the High Point Furniture and Accessory Market, I found another fascinating trend...rough fabric textures such as burlaps, jutes and natural fibers were hot. What mood! CLICK HERE FOR MORE DESIGN TRENDS Click here to DISCOVER ALL OF JILL'S LATEST BLOGS FULL OF GREAT DESIGN, TIPS AND INSPIRATION More in the...

More Birds For The Taking

After visiting the High Point Furniture and Accessory Market, I wanted to continue to share with you all of the trends and hot designer pieces you will be seeing.  Here are more of the birds for you to see.  Amazing how many different places they showed up. Three on the...

Lamps! How Do You Pick? Ask Jill…

Hey, Jill! I have been wanting to find some really pretty lamps for my living room.  I have gone all over the city only to be disappointed.  I never found any lamps that really caught my eye and of the few that I liked a little, how do I know...

Ask Jill: Help! My House Is Dull…

Jill, I put my holiday decor away, and now my poor main floor looks dead.  I bought new furnishings that looked great in the showroom, but have proven to be mistakes.  I just want my home to be beautiful and romantic.  It’s still so blah.  Any ideas?  Help! –...