Best Kitchen Design Features for Entertaining

Who doesn’t love a party? Inviting friends and family over is a wonderful way to show your love, and when it comes to entertaining, the kitchen is truly the heart of the home. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of some of the best features to have in your kitchen design if you want to

Designer Profile: Brooke Meyer

              Get to know Brooke Meyer, one of our beloved Lead Interior Designers.  Where are you from? Tallahassee, Florida  Where did you go to school?  Florida State University What was your favorite project: Lakebend Preserve Court Project, which was a full remodel that we did completely in-house.  It was

5 Ways to Make Staying in Enjoyable

With many people working remotely and spending more nights in, staying at home can quickly go from feeling relaxing to tedious, boring, and even frustrating. There’s nothing worse than not feeling comfortable in your own home. Luckily, you now have the chance to spruce up your house by adding small touches and luxuries to turn

How To Use Mirrors To Create Larger and Lighter Spaces

Mirrors are standbys in bathrooms and bedrooms, and they’re often found over the fireplace, but their role in a home can be far greater and more dramatic than that. Though essential for checking your appearance, they can also radically boost the sense of space in a room. Used creatively, mirrors can create fascinating optical illusions,

KITCHEN INSPIRATION: Rules For Creating Your Dream Kitchen

  “How much storage space do I need?” The trick is to catalog your kitchen and tools and determine the amount of space that fits your lifestyle. Don't rush the process of kitchen planning, a poorly planned kitchen can lead to daily frustration. Kitchens top the list of rooms in which you need to get

Home is where the heart is: Creating intimate spaces

Home design has changed considerably in the last fifty years. Homes today are being built with open floor plans. While that change has been revolutionary in many ways, it has also posed a challenge with creating intimate spaces in the home. Most homeowners want a large, open floor plan, and yet still want to retain

Top Interior Design Trends of 2019

Author: Payton Scott If you spend a little time on Pinterest or Instagram, you may have noticed that color is definitely back. In fact, we will be encouraged in 2019 to think outside-the-box by introducing more textures, colors, and patterns into our rooms. Striking and memorable—with a bombshell or two in the mix—these 2019 home decortrends are a perfect

Natural Design Elements

Author: Madison Vincent Bringing in natural elements to a space may seem simple to most. Many incorporate elements of the outdoors by using hardwood flooring and include greenery in their décor. These ways are good uses of natural elements and bringing in warmth within a space, but there are many ways that these elements can

The Latest Trends in Lighting

At Design West, we believe light is an integral component of a room’s design. There are different purposes for light in a room, and our job is to blend the different layers of light together. Like any other aspect of design, lighting has evolved over the years. Interior Design Assistant Caitlin Litts shares her perspective