There’s no shortage of reasons why you should move to the city: arts and culture, great restaurants, exciting nightlife… But once you arrive, the living isn’t always so easy: crowds, noise, and—depending on what zip code you end up in—tiny apartments. … HOW TO: Maximize City Living Space with Décor Aid
Our customers never cease to inspire us. Whether they’re customizing their dream sofa with plush velvet and shapely brass legs, or styling that custom sofa with just the right throws, pillows, and poufs, each one is a creative muse for the I/D team. … GET INSPIRED: Our Customers’ Sofas
The living room is the one room that really must do it all. It’s where you relax with family and where you entertain guests. Sometimes it’s where you work, eat, or even sleep (hopefully you have a comfortable sofa). In many ways, it’s the catchall of the house. No wonder it can present such a challenge to design. … MUSINGS: One Space, Three Sofas
Ah, the age-old debate: What to call the centerpiece of your living space that provides a soft place to sit after a long day of work? This may be an arbitrary “to-MAY-to” versus “to-MAH-to” question, but there are some subtle differences between the terms sofa and couch: … MUSINGS: Is it a sofa or a couch?
For a young couple making the decision to live together for the first time, there are a lot of compromises to be made and, sometimes, heated discussions to be had. That is, unless you happen to be newlyweds Clare Kalimuthu and Michael Kalimuthu. Michael gave Clare carte blanche on their mid-rise modern condo’s design scheme in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago, and for good reason. Clare has a natural eye, and she devoted a ton of online time to researching each piece of furniture and decor. In the end, she was able to craft a cozy condo with a touch of Hollywood glamour for the entire family, which includes the couple’s 6-year-old Beagle, Stevie. Here, she talks us through the process of outfitting their first home together. … HOME TOUR: A Newlywed Couple’s Hollywood Glam Condo