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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

Vastu Shastra: The Science of Architecture

Before travel was as accessible as it is today, people around the world had little contact and developed distinct systems of design and architecture. Each culture’s unique system is largely reflective of those people’s past and present cultural values. Architects and interior designers today…

June 1, 2021

Five Creative Ways to Decorate Your Living Room

The living room is one of the most versatile rooms of the house, whether you use it to work, read or unwind after a long day. Not only can you use it to spend time with family, but it also serves as a place…

May 4, 2021

Design Trends to Try in 2021

In 2020, people spent on average 10-20% more time at home than in previous years.  As people find themselves at home more, many have invested in home improvement projects, new furnishings, and updated decor. The beginning of 2021 is the perfect time for homeowners…

January 12, 2021

Creating the Perfect Home Office

In June of 2020, a staggering 42% of U.S. workers were working from home full-time. Even prior to the impacts of COVID-19, remote work was gaining in popularity with a 173% increase between 2005 and 2018, according to Review 42’s Work Statistics. As workers…

December 28, 2020

Seasonal Design Tips & Trends | Thanksgiving Edition

It’s that time of year again, temperatures are dropping and the holidays are upon us. Autumn has always been a well-loved season for people who adore fall foliage, warm scarves, and pumpkin spice drinks, but it also paves the way for Thanksgiving, a time…

November 13, 2020

Design Trends to Try in 2020

With the new year comes necessary redecorating. Many popular 2019 home trends are still thriving, but there are several new trends you can adopt to bring your home into 2020 and the next century. We’ve narrowed down a few of the top trends we…

February 3, 2020

The Engel & Völkers News Brief: January 31, 2020

E&V News Engel & Völkers USA Takes to the Open Seas Inman The global luxury real estate brand is launching its first yachting division in the US. Agent and War Hero Kristie Ennis: ‘Failure is an Opportunity’ Inman The Engel & Völkers agent show…

January 31, 2020