Monthly Archives: January 2014

Great Decor for Any Budget

Thinking about revamping your space, but stopped in your tracks by fear that quality (well-made and fashionable) design will break the bank? Fear no more - we're here to prove that beautiful product is available for any budget (even yours). 

Below, the bluGloss Design Team share their look-alike picks that represent a range of prices. 

The DWR sofa is a brighter, bolder color but both convey the same aesthetic - modern, clean, red. We bet Don Draper would be satisfied with either.

All the Rage - 5 Design Trends That Will Define 2014

Now that we've met the New Year with our resolutions set, onto the next American pasttime: getting ahead. Despite the title, this is not a post about getting ahead of your anger (although some of us could use a little of that). Rather, it is about being in-the-know with regard to upcoming design trends. We looked around, and found a few predictions that have us all a-flutter.

Changing the Face of Interior Design

Design with confidence at www.bluGloss.comPhoto credit: Elle Decor

"Design is coming to grips with one’s real lifestyle, one’s real place in the world. Rooms should not be put together for show but to nourish one’s well-being." - Albert Hadley

Right. Thanks for the tip Albert.

Go To Bed Sleepyhead

Sleep is the best meditation. ~ Dalai Lama

We recognize those dark circles, those puffy eyes, that look of quiet desperation; we're onto you. You've been working late, rising early and -- though you're a total rock star -- sleep would be oh, so amazing (and no, caffeine does not a good night make). To help you catch those much needed zzzzs, here are some sure ways to get a better night's sleep. 

Q&A With Designer Kathy Kuo

If you haven't already, it is time for you to get to know New York City based designer Kathy Kuo, the visionary behind Kathy Kuo Home.

Photo credit: The Kuotes