Nicole's client didn't believe in "children's furniture". For her, stylish and sustainable design that would last from infancy through adolescence was important.
She had a small guest room ready to be converted into a nursery for a new baby on the way. Take a look at how Nicole optimized the space to create a design that matches the decor of the house and can be transformed as the child grows and her needs change.
Experienced design consultant Devra Wasser of California Closets Toronto was more than up for the challenge posed by a mom in Pakistan:
Design an apartment for her two sons that included work stations, sleeping space, folding storage areas and display space. Plus, the perfect spot for the all important TV, so both guys - and their friends - could view it easily.
Devra's final design incorporated all of the functionality requirements with a sleek, handsome look.
I attended the inspirational Dwell on Design show at the Los Angeles Convention Center last week and wanted to share my favorite contemporary design concepts.
There were many areas of inspiration in color, product and design throughout the show this year. However, with the Los Angeles sunshine and perfect weather, I was roused by the brilliant displays of outdoor living that were showcased!
More and more, our clients want their custom closets to be more than just storage. They want gorgeous closets, comfy boudoirs, and closets that look like their own private boutiques.
Kate Cullen, design consultant from California Closets Twin Cities, created another stunning example of a boutique walk-in closet that demonstrates how to combine smart organization, functional storage and stylish design.
Whether you have a large or small space to work with, a well-organized and stocked pantry can make life easier by simplifying meal preparation and school lunch packing, as well as making cooking more enjoyable.
The HGTV.com feature on "closets for the whole family" included California Closets in three of their stories with a total of fifteen photos. These are some of our favorite inspiring images that really speak to how you can transform your home with gorgeous design and organization.
I've been designing custom storage systems at California Closets for over twenty years and in that time I've figured out some of the best ways to get and stay organized. These simple steps go a long way.
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!