Habitar Design - Interior Design Blog
Summer is here! With the sun and heat at full strength, you will need to remember to protect your home and furniture. Sun damage can threaten the quality of your furniture and is ultimately irreversible.
Although often overlooked, we must remember that the quality of these home furnishing investments can be prolonged with preventive measures and regular care. Here are a few tips on how to keep your wooden and upholstered furniture looking like new.
Walk-in showers never seem to have enough storage. All your bottles end up on the floor or a bench where they’re in the way or can be easily knocked over. Niches are the perfect answer. They’re cleaner than many wire storage devices and don’t take up any room in your shower.
If you are in the process of remodeling your bathroom, here are a few things to keep in mind while you are designing your shower niche:Read More»
Homes are often constructed with just the minimum required amount of electrical outlets for each area.
Frequently those outlets aren’t strategically placed to cater to each homeowner’s specific needs. Given the opportunity, strategically located outlets can greatly enhance a home’s functionality and aesthetics. If you’re looking to increase your home’s electrical capacity, these six places to consider when installing outlets might spark your interest.Read More»
Check out our Associate Senior Designer, Hannah Tindall’s featured article on Angie’s List! Learn how to pick the perfect white paint to highlight your living spaces!
Check out our assistant designer, MacKenzie Cain’s featured article on Angie’s List! This article will help you select the perfect coffee table for your condo or home.
Habitar Design Chicago is proud to announce that we have once again been voted by the Houzz community as a winner of the Best of Houzz award!
RE: Chiropractic & Wellness in Andersonville, designed by our very own senior designer Kapan Shipman, was chosen by Crain’s Chicago Buisness as one of the coolest offices in Chicago in 2015!
Habitar Design Chicago is proud to show you our newest video showcasing some of our clients in their newly renovated homes. They have some wonderful things to say about us!
Check out our assistant designer, MacKenzie Cain’s featured article on Angie’s List! This article will help you select which window treatment options will best block out the sun in your home.
Check out our Associate Senior Designer, Hannah Tindall’s featured article on Angie’s List! Hannah’s insight on unique alternative wood types can help you to make a beautiful statement in your home.
Check out our assistant designer, MacKenzie Cain’s featured article on Angie’s List! MacKenzie’s tips will help you to make an educated decision on which type of fireplace is right for your home.
Check out our Associate Senior Designer, Hannah Tindall’s featured article on Angie’s List! Hannah’s insight on art shelves can provide you with ways of styling prints, paintings, and more in your home.
Check out our Assistant Designer, MacKenzie Cain’s featured article on Angie’s List! MacKenzie’s tips provide you with helpful advice on how to achieve a beautiful and leakproof shower.
Check out our very own Associate Senior Designer, Hannah Tindall’s featured article on Angie’s List!
Her article will enlighten you on the three basic types of lighting and how they can be used to illuminate your home.
One of my favorite ways to bring life (literally!) to any living space is to add strategically placed plants to the room décor. Not only do they add texture and a pop of color to your home, but they create a healthier living environment for you and your family boosting oxygen and moisture levels and removing toxins from the air. Below are a few popular indoor plants that look great and are easy to care for!Read More»
A mudroom is usually used as a home’s secondary entrance; often the room adjacent to the garage or back door. Mudrooms aren’t always included in a traditional layout, but they are definitely a room that people desire. Having a mudroom is crucial in helping to keep your house clean and organized, especially in these winter months. Here are 7 elements to include in your mudroom that will maximize its potential and create a much more efficient space for you and your family.Read More»
If you are in the process of remodeling a kitchen or bathroom, fixture finishes will be a big part of your selection process. While Chrome and Brushed Nickel are two of the most popular options, there are many other beautiful finishes out there that can add the element of texture and interest to your home. In the past year or so, we have seen brass make a big comeback, while matte black has gained momentum as well. Oil rubbed bronze has always been an undervalued, yet readily available option, while finishes such as copper and white aren’t seen as often, but can really make a statement. Below is a list of some of my favorite unique finishes that are trending currently, along with the pros and cons related to them!Read More»