DESIGN TRENDS

  • Featured: Decorate for the Holidays on Houzz.com

    Shop Houzz: Decorate for the Holidays   Items Featured: Majestic Silver Reclining Reindeer See Item > Cranberry Red Hydrangea Wreath See Item >

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  • Designer Favorite: The Classic Neutrals

    Usually when you think of a neutral color, blacks, whites, and grays are the first to come to mind. Did it ever occur to you that green and yellow, as the most common colors vastly seen in nature, are also neutral colors? We love the color green for decorating but today we want to talk about how to decorate with yellow. Yellow is a natural tranquilizer. It's calming, it's mild, it's there but hardly there. That's what makes working with this color in interior decorating so great! Come and see what our designers have chosen as our "Classic Neutral".  ...

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  • Monday Mood: Fall Florals

    Be inspired as the new season approaches us. Autumn is represented by the stunning changing colors of the leaves outside, so bring some of these warm colors indoors. Refresh your home with fall florals and floral-inspired decor. It's the most festive season of the year, when close friends and family gather to bring warmth and joy into your home, filled with laughter and making lasting memories around the fireplace. Let our decor inspire you as you make these memories this year! SHOP NOW:

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  • SALE: Fourth Of July 2014 Celebrations

    Red, whites, and blues... We're celebrating Fourth Of July this year with our biggest sale event yet! You have the opportunity to get up to 40% worth of discounts during this sale event. Learn more about the sale by clicking below.

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  • Marimekko: The Design Of The Poppy

    "Unikko" is what they call it. This year Unikko turns 50 and we can't get enough of the poppy print! The Helsinki-based fashion house Marimekko, founded by Ms. Armi Ratia herself, once defined the brand as "a cultural phenomenon guiding the quality of living". I suppose this mantra is what appealed to Jackie Kennedy in the 1960's, when she was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated posed in a red dress by the stylish Finnish brand. There's a focus on its strong Scandinavian identity while using plenty of pretty poppy prints in its designs. These are one of those...

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  • Featured Recently On: HOUZZ

    Click to find out what the editors at HOUZZ hand-picked for hosting a party or event during the festive summer season. Take the stress out and put some fun into the planning. Get inspired!   Houzz Products: It's Celebration Season!   Are you feeling inspired? How do you plan to decorate your summer events? Tell us below.

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  • Design Tip: Decorate Your Kitchen

    The kitchen is where you bring in the freshest of grocery produce. It is a household's workplace for preparing an entire family's energy source -- breakfast, lunch and dinner. It is thus important to add a little sunshine to the scene by placing fresh looking florals throughout the kitchen. Save yourself the trouble of changing out the garden flowers every week and try using our permanent botanicals for a lifestyle upgrade. Our luxurious blooms are hand-painted and hand-curled by our artisans for the closest realism to nature, it'll look fresh-cut all year round. Cheerful smiles guaranteed. Side Note: Our tulips...

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  • Faux Floral Care & Cleaning Tips

    Silk plants and flowers are becoming increasingly popular as items of interior decoration for its easy-care and long life nature. Although "silk" is a common term used to describe faux floral and foliage, our floral designs are actually made of materials that have more durability than that of silk does. At Winward Designs, we produce the world's most realistic and high-end luxury permanent botanicals. As a part of our mission to bring permanent beauty into your home, we want to make sure your flowers stay beautiful for years to come. Although they require less care than natural plants and flowers...

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  • Trends: High Point Market Spring 2014 Recap

    The bi-annual event held in High Point, North Carolina, is the largest home furnishings industry trade show in the world! Here are the top trends this season through the Style Spotters' eyes.   Contemporary Art Deco Denise McGaha, having spent a decade honing her well-trained eye at Neiman Marcus, appears to feature Art Deco with a contemporary twist to define "home fashion" this season. Golds, glamour, extravagance, details, furs, and intricate prints are seen used against earthy neutrals such as wood to be reminded of the notion of sustainable living. The contemporary twist comes from geometric cut-out details throughout the...

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  • Mother's Day: Last Minute Gift Guide

    Going Mother's Day shopping this week? She'd probably be happy with just a phone call, but why not go the extra mile to make it extra special for the woman who gave you her every last straw of patience during your rebel years? Show your appreciation this year with something special. Here's to mom! Gift Ideas 1. For All Moms: 2 Dozen Roses To Say "I Love You Mom"   $195  (click here) 2. For The Sassy Mom: Garden Fresh Cut Camellia Mix   $260  (click here) 3. For The Old Hollywood Glamour Mom: Magnolia & Peony Glamour   $455...

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