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At Hoskins Interior Design, we are your partners in designing one that could only belong to you. Good listening helps us clarify your vision both aesthetically and functionally. We take the time to discover what you truly desire for your space, as well as how you live, your project goals, and your design challenges. Whether you are building a new home, or remodeling or refreshing the home you live in, our goal is to help you create welcoming and beautiful interiors that celebrate your life and family.

Our firm places an emphasis on designing beautiful spaces that will stand the test of time. Our Interior Design Process is geared toward making it an enjoyable experience for you, prioritizing where and how to best use your budget while ensuring you get the home you are envisioning. We approach design pragmatically, protecting the investment in your home by avoiding costly mistakes and

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Modern Architectural Style Considerations | Milgard Windows & Doors

Clean lines, smooth surfaces and lots of light encompass the look of a modern home. Ornamentation is kept at a minimum to focus on a large perceived space and welcome indoor-outdoor living. These one-of-a-kind homes are usually asymmetrical with flat or uniquely slanted roofs.

Recommended Window and Patio Door Styles for Modern

While modern homes are varied in how they are designed, sliding horizontal windows can almost always be a great choice. Another popular operating style is awning, often times placed below large picture windows as it brings in subtle fresh air. Many modern homes push beyond the norm when it comes to the shape and positioning of the windows. This could look like uniquely cut gables, windows wrapping around the corner of a home, or having glass from floor to ceiling. The possibilities are endless!

Aluminum is a popular window material to use because modern homes almost always have

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6 stylish, elegant yet cosy living rooms you have to see

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From earthy, tactile spaces to modern, contemporary designs, take a look at these spellbinding living rooms

For an incorrigible aesthete, there’s nothing more satisfying than having a well-designed, comfortable living room. This primary space meant for enjoying family time and welcoming loved ones, sets the tone for the rest of the home. If you’re in the mood to design or redecorate this very important space, then these Vadodara homes will give you plenty of food for thought.

Light and Materiality

The living room of this discreet 15,000-square-feet Vadodara bungalow called Yahvi, owned by a business family, is housed under a pitched wooden roof, and displays motifs of flora and fauna. A series of black-and-white paintings of a bull, Rsabha by Ravindra Salve, a bronze leopard sculpture, and a painting of a bird by Amarnath Sharma adorn this room. Like many earlier projects of Jiten Tosar and Yatin Kavaiya of Usine

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40 Ugliest Interior Design Trends of All Time

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Interior design trends say a lot about the times in which they emerged. From the opulent gold accents of the Gilded Age to the vibrant psychedelic patterns of the 1970s, décor mimics what’s going on in society at large. But that doesn’t mean all of these trends are nice to look at. We’ve spent some time uncovering the worst design trends of all time. Read on to find out why you should consider a remodel if any of these 40 looks are in your home.

Pink bathrooms were huge in the middle of the 20th century, largely thanks to First Lady Mamie Eisenhower. She famously redecorated one of the White House bathrooms in pink, which eventually resulted in the nickname “The Pink Palace.”

Pam Kueber of Retro Renovation says that approximately 5 million out of the 20 million homes built between 1946 and 1966 had at least one pink bathroom.

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Interior Designers Name the 20 Best New Home Design Trends of 2020

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From pristine white kitchen cabinets to shiplap-covered walls, it feels like the same design ideas have been showing up everywhere from the pages of magazines to the shelves of your local big-box stores these past few years. But with a new decade upon us, there are a host of new interior design trends on the horizon—and now’s the time to start putting them to use. Want to know the colors, floor plans, and furniture that’ll be cropping up all over your favorite HGTV shows soon? We’ve talked to interior designers to round up the top home design trends you’ll be seeing everywhere in 2020.

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Geometric furniture—like those gilded hexagonal tables that have been popular over the past decade—is rapidly going out of style. “You will start to notice plenty of arches in furniture and home design,” says interior designer Leanne Ford. From chairs to arched doorways, this trend

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8 Interior Design Trends That Are So Over in 2019

Your home’s got style—and boy, did you work to achieve it. You followed design blogs, pored over Pinterest boards, and chose accent pieces and colors to add just the right note. That is, you did five years ago. Or 10.

But guess what? Style isn’t static, and your home decor shouldn’t be, either. Even the most beloved design elements can start to feel unbearably stale after a while.

“Some design trends come and go with dizzying speed,” says New York City designer Ellen O’Neill. “Others seem to just hang around long past their sell-by date.”

We won’t tell you to ditch the stuff that speaks to your soul, changing trends be damned. But if you’re itching for a design upgrade and aren’t sure where to start, ask yourself if your home is sporting any of these looks that have worn out their welcome.

These are the design hangers-on the

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Milwaukee-Based Interior Design, Color Consulting

Welcome Spring readers, I hope this post finds you happy & ready to dig into renovation season 🙂 I wanted to share with you today, some exciting interior design before & afters, from a gem of a project.

AFTER

BEFORE

I met this family several years ago when we designed a condo together in the Milwaukee area. The condo has such a wonderful location and view, it was a treat to step inside every time we met. You can see some of the after photos in my portfolio, one favorite is the dining table with yellow art piece.

Last year when the clients reached out to see if I was interested in reworking their main residence in Florida, I was super excited. Take 2!

I work with clients all over the country but this was more involved. I did visit once to gather photos & measurements. There are some great

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20 Vintage Kitchen Decorating Ideas

Checkerboard floors, farmhouse sinks, and scalloped accents. Yep, we’re rounding up the best of vintage kitchens—as modeled on modern renditions.

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Vintage Appliances

Why buy any old appliance when you can get one with decorative charm, like this ’50s-style Smeg fridge? Bonus: They take up less space!

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Farmhouse or Apron-Front Sink

With or without the curtain underneath.

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Checkerboard Floor

These floors are fit for a ’50s diner.

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Vintage Wallpaper

One easy way to throw it back? Throw up some wallpaper, whether the polka dot backsplash of the ’50s or the bold, busy prints from the ’60s.

Via niinanunelmia.blogspot.fi

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Vintage Tile

We love the look of vintage-inspired backsplashes, like this green glass tile.

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Statement Floors & Beadboard Paneling

Encaustic tiles like the ones shown here have been around since medieval times, but they’re making a major comeback in modern kitchens—and we can see why! On the

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Exterior Restaurant Design by I-5 Design

Project Objectives


McDonald’s was ready to modernize older locations with a fresh new look, while maintaining the franchise’s iconic restaurant design and exterior signage and façade elements. This restaurant decor design had to carry the restaurants into the next decade and complement McDonald’s “Forever Young” branding.

Restaurant Design -McDonald's exterior design.

Design & Planning



I-5 Design’s challenges included creating signage that was both reminiscent and contemporary. The design would also have to work with the existing structures and rooflines, be low maintenance and minimize on-site construction time. I-5 rose to the challenge with a carefully considered exterior restaurant design and signage plan that met McDonald’s criteria, while infusing a creative flair.

Comprehensive exterior sign design

Channel letters

Exterior façade upgrade

Eyebrow awnings

Metal awnings

Brick wall bases

With minimal external structural changes, we were able to streamline municipality permits and greatly reduce implementation time. Due to the

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Family room makeover Reveal / $100 Room Challenge

It’s time for the family room makeover reveal! Check out the result that I’ve been working on for the past month as part of the $100 Room Challenge.

It’s the 3rd time I participate in the $100 Room Challenge which consists of updating a room, for $100 USD (It will be 125 $ for me!!) in 1 month. The first time, I took on the bathroom and in September, it was the turn of my daughter’s bedroom.

The family room

We can’t say otherwise, this challenge hasn’t gone as planned at all! But do you know what? I’m sooooo happy with the final result of my family room! You can visit the other weeks of the challenge by following these links:

Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 (you’re here!)

Summary

Apart from cleaning the room, the plans for the family room

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