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Interior Design

AAPI Heritage Month: Interior Design, Architecture, and Perspective

Together, architecture and interior design can complement one another to create magnificent spaces— where the exquisite details throughout embrace and exemplify the many cultures, traditions, and histories that have influenced them. The resulting designs offer a glimpse into the lives and stories of the…

May 17, 2022

Building out the Perfect Home Library

For an avid reader, a home library is the ultimate luxury. Not only is it the ideal spot to curl up with a good book but it can also be an escape from the world outside your home. Everyone needs a break sometimes, and…

February 9, 2022

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

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

Black History Month: Highlighting Brilliant Black Architects and Designers

At Engel & Völkers we are proud to honor and celebrate Black History Month by highlighting Black leaders and voices, along with Black-owned businesses in the markets in which we serve. Since the late 1800s, Black architects and interior designers have been influencing markets…

February 10, 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