It's no secret that we at Dot & Bo love industrial design for its dark and gritty nature. However, with all of that weathered wood, cast iron, and steel, it can sometimes feel a little one dimensional. That's why we love the trend of incorporating maps as decor into industrial homes.
While we typically think of infusing fall-friendly spices into our culinary delights (hello, ubiquitous pumpkin spice everything!), this year we're all about adding hints of spice-hued decor throughout our homes - coupled with deep shades of saturated blue.
With fashion, color trends are at long last shifting from the bright and bold and soft pastel to a muted mix that lands a bit in between: mustard yellow, toned down orange, and navy blue, along with what's already arrived in full force, olive green.
Summer's on its way in, which means hello beach days! While you're lounging in the sun and leaving footprints in the sand, don't forget to collect shells and other beach treasures for some amazing crafts and decorating ideas.
One of the most challenging parts of caring for a child and a home at the same time is finding harmony between the two. You don't want your child to have to walk on eggshells, or your home to be a constant mess, but the two seem pretty exclusive.
Whether you're an expert builder or you've never touched a screwdriver in your life, these inspiring home upgrades will have you planning, measuring, cutting and hammering away in no time. Updating your home decor is fun, but it's even more fun when you're saving money.
Richly distressed and patinated finishes lent a rustic flea market look to European-influenced finds. However, this fall, we're seeing a fresh look for French lighting, furniture, and décor, with softer finishes and chalky pastel accents.
One of my favorite home decor trends this fall is geometric patterns. From lighting to accessories to furniture, it's everywhere -- and with good reason. Geometric patterns are a sophisticated way to add visual interest to a space without being over-the-top
So, how do you take that fixer-upper back to its former glory? Start with style; decide what style suits you best, then plan accordingly. Here's a quick description of some of the most popular home styles in the U.S. today.
If there's anybody who has a pulse on the hot emerging design trends for the year, its Martyn Lawrence Bullard. For color, Martyn says burnt orange and topaz are major trends this season, with highlights of emerald green.
If you're 15, you can wear neon. Barrettes, t-shirts, neon glow sneakers and such. If you're 17 you can decorate with neon in your bedroom. As for everyone else: sorry, you're just giving the rest of us a headache.