home office

Out With The Old: New Offices That Inspire

An inspiring office environment will spur us to greatness.

Laura Ochoa - Media Center

Double Duty: Designing A Hybrid Office/Entertainment Center

When faced with a challenge, sometimes the best route to a solution is to put one building block in place.

Elizabeth Henry - Wine Bar After Photo

Maximizing And Optimizing: Creating An Office/Wine Bar Combination

May requires as much efficiency in her home as she does at work. Things need to be optimized and organized for her to feel as if she's fully utilizing a space.

The challenge was to smoothly combine two disparate functions into one beautiful design.

Upgrading Your Home: Wall Beds For Modern Living

For a lot of people, their image of wall beds is woefully outdated. Wall beds are not comedy fodder like they were in the days of silent movies.

Clean lines, bold colors, modern styling. These are the hallmarks of wall beds today.

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Design Q&A: Angela Elias, CasaSugar.com

This month, we’re featuring a weekly series of interviews with influential design experts to find out what good design means to them and how they get inspired.

Today, meet Angela Elias, editor of the inspiring home design website CasaSugar.com.

She still can't believe that tackling DIY projects, trolling flea markets, and meeting some of the industry's top talent is part of her job. When she isn't indulging in design whims, Angela enjoys testing out new recipes and being outdoors.

Three Favorite Color Ideas for Summer Decorating

We asked our Facebook fans to fill in the blank: My favorite summer decorating color is _______.

It was really interesting to see the variety of favorite colors that fans posted! (Feel free to add your own answer on our Facebook page if you haven't already!)

Envisioning how our fans favorite colors reminded them of summer was a lot of fun, so I thought I'd pull together some examples that illustrate some of the most popular color ideas they shared.

How to Make the Most of the House You Have

If you're thinking of remodeling or upgrading your home - you're not alone.

2012 is expected to be the strongest year since 2006 for home remodeling. At California Closets, we’re seeing a lot of investment in remodeling projects, with an increasing desire for multi-functional spaces.

Here are some simple ideas for upgrading your home for more organization and enjoyment - while still boosting the value if you ever decide to sell!

Home Organization: 5 Tips for 5 Rooms

Do you ever wonder where to start when it comes to home organization?

Sometimes tackling your whole house at one time is way too much to handle. So I've put together five simple tips - one for each main room of your house.

These simple measures have a big impact, and once they're completed you can move on to the next round of organizing!

Make an Impact: Color Inspiration for Your Home

Design consultant Tara Hatazawa is a big proponent of designing with color.

Color has an emotional impact and creates visual interest - and it's not just for living rooms or kitchens. Tara describes how bold colors and textures can create a "wow factor" in reach-in closets, walk-in closets, home offices and more.

Tara Hatazawa

Pardon Me, But There’s a Bed in My Shoe Cabinet

I had to laugh recently as I was showing a client around our showroom.

We stopped in front of a display that had been left in the “closed” position. She looked over at the unit and exclaimed, “Oh! Is that one of those wonderful shoe cabinets?”

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