Summer is here! And with the sunshine season comes plenty of backyard BBQs. We’ve picked out a few of our favorite dishes that are sure to sizzle this summer.
Don’t let a home fall flat due to lack of light! We’ve developed some insights (pun intended) on how to accomplish spectacular and practical lighting that caters to buyers’ needs.
Successful interior merchandising goes far beyond furniture, art and accessories. It's about highlighting great architectural elements, emphasizing livability and developing design for the targeted buyers. But where does the merchandising magic all begin? We've highlighted the major steps that guide a truly collaborative effort and create a show-stopping product.
Whether it be nature-inspired accessories or extra large windows, today’s home buyers desire a strong relationship between indoor and outdoor spaces. With a few simple solutions, Mother Nature can shine throughout!
A flex space is the perfect place for a homeowner to achieve flexibility and function while portraying preferences and maximizing a home's square footage. We've developed four features that are true signs of a well-designed flex room.
Currently, Gen X has increased its share of home buyers to 28%, and will continue to climb, as they’ve finally paid off their student loans and have started to grow their families. So, this buyer cannot be swept to the side!
It’s no secret, today’s buyer wants it all. But can a home still have low maintenance features AND style that appeals? You bet! Numerous tile options paired with smart design provide easy care that pack a dramatic punch in flooring, countertops, back splashes and more.
From unloading the moving truck to hanging that final piece of art, our purchasing department and installation crew work efficiently and effectively to make sure each project goes off without a hitch. Check out the “wow” factor we can work out in just a few day!
Back kitchens are booming in new home builds! Especially for the 55+ buyer, who demands features such as an open floor plan, entertaining possibilities and storage. So how does the back kitchen meet and exceed the desires of the active adult?
In a consumer world dominated by the designs seen on Houzz, Pinterest and HGTV, Millennial and Boomer buyers are drawn to an updated and wide variety of selections. As trends continue to rapidly change, these demanding demographics are wanting the next “cool” thing. With this in mind, builders need to be more style savvy than their consumers.
The saying “smaller, but smarter” has never been more true for these buyer profiles as they gravitate towards a home with thoughtful function and ample amounts of storage.
Clear up the confusion with these eight defining differences between interior merchandisers and home stagers.
Welcome to the second blog in our series Design Solutions for Like Minded Lifestyles! Here, we will be address four influential factors that impact the similar demands and desires of the two largest buyer profiles, Millennials and Boomers.
As market trends change, Lita addressed the demands and desires of the two largest buyer profiles, Millennials and Boomers.
Gone is the era of the gigantic house. The desire for a relaxed retreat is real!Smaller square footage does not mean that buyers are compromising floor plans, but rather, wasted space is eliminated and function is maximized in all areas of the home.
Today’s home buyers don’t just desire an open floor plan. They demand it! Here are a few easy ways to develop open floor plans that have pizazz.
Meet our Lita Dirks & Co. designer, Amanda Hathaway. We LOVE Amanda's fresh, fun energy that she brings to our team and her projects!
New year, new trends! Coming to a home near you, take a gander at these inspiring design trends.
Missed out on the show? Now worries, get your 2017 International Builders Show LD & Co. Handouts here!
Whether running a business, managing the family's finances or conquering homework, today's home offices have become a space that is craved by homeowners and should cater to their demands and desires. We've developed five simple solutions to help a home study shine.