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Five Stunning Staircases That Elevate Their Space

Though their primary function is undoubtedly essential, staircases have the potential to become more than a means to transcend floors and contribute to a guest’s first, and last, impression of a space. By integrating spirals, floating steps and unique building materials, designers can turn…

January 25, 2022

Designing the Ultimate Chef’s Kitchen

With people spending more time at home there has been an increase in home renovation projects across the Americas. In fact, home remodeling searches more than doubled in 2021, with kitchens remaining the most remodeled room. As one of the most used rooms in…

January 5, 2022

A Home for the Holidays

Looking for a change of pace? A holiday home can provide you with a space separate from your primary residence where you can relax and recharge. It’s also a great investment for those who work remotely. “Purchasing a holiday property is always about personal…

December 22, 2021

Honoring our Veterans

On November 11, we honor our military veterans across the United States and Canada in observance of Veterans Day and Remembrance Day, respectively. While both holidays were first known as Armistice Day to commemorate the anniversary of the end of World War I, now,…

November 9, 2021

Design Trend: Japandi Decor

Your home is a personal sanctuary, and, as such, it should feel like one. While some homeowners prefer the extravagant decor and self-expression of maximalism, others find refuge in minimalist styles like Japandi. This design style dates back over 150 years, developing as Danish designers…

November 2, 2021

Halloween: Engel & Völkers’ Style

Each fall season, homes and storefronts embody the spirit of Halloween, using decor and costumes to create uniquely haunting scenes. As the holiday approaches, Engel & Völkers advisors across the Americas have unleashed their inner creative sides, transforming their shops with eerie decor. Take…

October 26, 2021

Design Trends to Try: Equestrian Decor

The equine image has inspired artists for thousands of years, with the oldest recorded artistic imagery of horses estimated to be 17,000 years old. Found in the Lascaux cave network, these prehistoric paintings depict a variety of animals including felines, stags, wild cattle, bison,…

October 5, 2021
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Design Trends to Try: Maximalism

Maximalist styles have garnered attention since the Victorian era. This flamboyant aesthetic mixes different shapes and patterns, complex furnishings, dynamic wallpapers, and ornate objects. In the 20th century, interior decorator Mario Buatta enhanced and popularized the style. Nicknamed the “King of Clutter”, he was…

August 3, 2021

Live Like an Olympian

The Olympics are off to an entertaining start, with more excitement set to grace our screens every night until Sunday, August 8. Held in Tokyo, Japan, the delayed 2020 Olympics are hosting a special guest from the Engel & Völkers family, Lucas Hammond, who…

July 22, 2021

Father’s Day: Celebrating the Dads of Engel & Völkers Americas

Here’s to the outstanding fathers in our lives. At Engel & Völkers, we’re thankful for all of the incredible men that truly make a house a home, filling our spaces with fond memories and laughter day in and day out. In celebration of Father’s…

June 18, 2021