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Making a Big Room Feel Inviting

Posted on: November 13th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

Having a big room in your house can be both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, who doesn’t love the spacious versatility of that extra square footage? On the other hand, a big room can wind up feeling like a vast empty cave, which isn’t ideal for a space like a living room […]

 

5 Secrets to Timeless Style

Posted on: October 26th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

Décor ideas are always changing to meet current trends and introduce new ideas. Perhaps that is not your style, however, and you want something that is timeless without being boring or common. The good news is that with these five décor tips, you can easily create a timeless style for your home without sacrificing the […]

 

How to decorate your home with White and Blue

Posted on: October 11th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

One of the most important aspects of your home’s décor is the color schemes you use. More than anything else, color can set the tone of your entire style. Popular color palettes are neutrals, monochromes, metallics, and pastels. If you want your home to stand out from the rest, try the color combination of white […]

 

What’s the Difference Between Modern and Contemporary?

Posted on: September 27th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

The labels “modern” and “contemporary” may seem like synonyms. After all, people often use the two words interchangeably when describing interior design. However, when it comes to décor ideas, modern décor and contemporary décor are not the same thing. Understanding their meanings and the differences between them can help you determine which style is right […]

 

Unique Ways to Decorate Your Dining Room

Posted on: September 12th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

Your dining room is more than just a practical place to throw dinner parties. It can also enhance the interior design of your home and establish the right ambiance for dining. But its practical nature can also make it harder to create something unique instead of going with traditional dining room décor. These décor ideas […]

 

Understanding Contemporary Style

Posted on: August 29th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

Characterized by its natural look and strong focus on line and form, contemporary style transforms a room into a relaxed, casual space with a decidedly modern sophistication. However, it can be a little hard to define, especially when compared to other popular and current décor schemes. Read on for more information on what contemporary design […]

 

Designing A Minimalist Living Room

Posted on: August 14th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

Nothing exudes modern elegance like a well-designed minimalistic décor scheme. Turning less into more without ruining the functionality of your room can be tricky. However, the relaxing sophistication of the resulting space will be worth the effort. If you’re up for the rewarding challenge of creating a minimalist living room, we’ve provided a few décor […]

 

Finding the Perfect Mix of Lighting for Every Room

Posted on: July 28th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

The right interior lighting for your home is important. Bright overhead lights will illuminate a room, but they don’t create much character. When used creatively, light and shadow sculpts spaces. Whether you’re decorating your first apartment or looking to refresh a tired interior, look to light for décor inspiration. Luminous Life Light sources come in […]

 

Decorating an Entryway Console

Posted on: July 14th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

If you feel your entryway is dull and less than welcoming, a console table can come to the rescue. These tables are generally narrow and make a great place for displaying things. They are often found in halls, entrances, near staircases and in awkward niches. The idea of using such pieces to decorate derives from […]

 

5 Color Combinations That Deliver on Bold Decor

Posted on: June 23rd, 2017 by Design Depot Team

Color can be a difficult design tool. Although most people enjoy bright hues, they can be a little daunting when it comes to adding them to your home. A bold color combination might seem like too much of a commitment, or you may be worried you are choosing the wrong pairs. If you are ready […]

 

Create an Oasis with the Perfect Patio Furniture

Posted on: June 8th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

If you’ve always wanted to use your patio as an outdoor extension of your home but didn’t know how to maximize the space in an attractive way, now is the time to get started. Patio furniture and outdoor décor are the perfect opportunities to make a visual impact while creating inviting spaces you and your […]

 

How to Hang a Mirror

Posted on: May 24th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

We love mirrors for their ability to enhance space, light, and flow inside areas of all kinds. While hanging a mirror may seem straightforward, using the wrong technique to do so can quickly turn your prized piece of glass into just plain pieces. Instead of watching your décor inspiration shatter around you, use these do-it-yourself […]

 

How to Decorate an Open Floor Space

Posted on: May 10th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

Long gone are the days of oppressive partitions and boxed-in rooms. When you want to achieve an airy aesthetic and contemporary flow free of visual impediments, nothing does the job quite like open spaces and floor plans. Although an expansive room can seem overwhelming to decorate, there are several handy décor tips you can reference […]

 

iPad Giveaway

Posted on: May 1st, 2017 by Design Depot Team

Giveaway sponsored by Design Depot Furniture, Inc. Valid for new orders of $15,000 (before tax) or more, placed from May 1st through May 31st, 2017. Not valid for previous purchases and cannot be combined with other promotions. iPad color might vary from picture shown. Memory 128GB, Wi-Fi only. iPad will be delivered after entire order […]

 

Spring Décor Tips and Ideas

Posted on: April 26th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

Wake up Spring Décor with Flowers Bromelia in grey tower vase – Lux Art Silks Nothing says spring like flowers, so why not bring some into your home for a budget-friendly boost to your seasonal décor. Here are some spring décor tips to freshen up your space. Lighten Up Do you still have a thick […]

 

Décor trends you should get rid of in 2017

Posted on: April 11th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

Here are some trends which need to be disposed of in 2017, along with some furniture décor tips that will help your interiors recover from any previous design enthusiasm. Overload Aftermath Photo by Erol Ahmed Do you know someone whose home looks like it is in the tropics, a factory, or a barn? The trends […]

 

Home Office Design: How to Create a More Sophisticated Space

Posted on: March 24th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

Whether you run an online business or freelance in your spare time, having a sophisticated home office increases productivity and motivation. These modern décor tips will teach you how to energize your workspace in a way that reflects your personality and creative process. Get Lost in Nature Have you ever been sitting at your desk […]

 

4 Tips for Buying Furniture That Works in Your Home

Posted on: March 9th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

If you are buying new furniture for your home, it is important to consider how subtle elements like angle and contrast can transform the overall look of a room. In a way, it’s like putting together a puzzle that will only be complete when it feels right to you. Here are four furniture décor tips […]

 

10 Fun and Cool Teen Bedroom Ideas

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017 by Design Depot Team

If your teen is begging for a room makeover, but you’d like to maintain some control to prevent black walls or something else that will be hard to paint over when the phase is through, check out these teen bedroom décor tips and allow him or her to choose favorites. 1. Hang the Bed from […]

 

Small Space Solutions Part 2: Daybeds and Sleepers

Posted on: February 9th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

Do you have enough space for your guests? A room full of blankets, pillows and limbs may seem like the ultimate slumber party, but in reality, it’s hard to sleep and too crowded to move about without accidentally stepping on someone. Luckily, with the help of daybeds, sleepers and even bunk beds, it’s not only […]

 

How to Choose the Right Accent Chair for Your Living Room

Posted on: January 25th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

When it comes to finding an accent chair, it can be difficult to find décor tips that mirror your individual tastes. As a result, Design Depot strives to provide a broad range of chair styles that can be blended effortlessly into your décor. Décor Inspiration and Placement Before you can start shopping for the perfect […]

 

8 Striking Coffee Table Styling Ideas

Posted on: January 12th, 2017 by Design Depot Team

Since the arrival of the first coffee table in the mid 1800’s, these low, sturdy tables have become a natural gathering place in most homes. At Design Depot, coffee tables are made to serve as both a focal point and an expression of personal style. If you are searching for décor tips that will help […]

 

How to Pick the Right Buffet

Posted on: December 26th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

Buffet cabinets are furniture pieces most often used in the dining room for storage and as a place to serve food. Sometimes called sideboards, these cabinets also can be useful in other areas of the house. They come in a variety of styles and materials, making it easy to find one that complements your decorating […]

 

How to Choose the Right TV and Media Storage

Posted on: December 12th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

You’ve analyzed the teams and filled out your bracket. Now it’s time to get serious about watching basketball. We’re here to help you find the place of honor your television deserves with tips for finding your ideal media storage solutions. Size it up Finding the perfect media piece starts with two factors: the size of […]

 

How to set up a bar at home

Posted on: November 22nd, 2016 by Design Depot Team

A proper home bar is one thing every grown-up home should have — even if you don’t drink, you should always have something on-hand to offer your guests. Whether you’re just beginning to make cocktails and appreciate spirits, or you’ve been mixing for years, we will help you set up a beautiful home bar that […]

 

Dresser, armoire or chest?

Posted on: November 10th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

What is the difference between them? In which instances would be the appropriate use of each? Let’s find out. Dresser. The term “Dresser” is actually an abbreviated form of the term “Dressing Table”, and “lowboy” is actually the correct American collectors term for the dressing table, or vanity (sometimes also called a “bureau”). It is […]

 

7 Tips for a Clutter-Free Bedroom Nightstand

Posted on: October 20th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

Why bother decluttering your nightstand? For one, it’s hard enough to deal with clutter when you’re awake in the daylight, let alone at night when you’re asleep. A cluttered nightstand means you’re far more likely to knock your expensive glasses or phone to the floor. Plus, clutter is the opposite of calm and peaceful and […]

 

Small spaces solutions part 1: Murphy beds and other space savers

Posted on: October 5th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

Murphy beds are great space savers, especially in small studios or even guest rooms, since they can be hidden to fit virtually any existing room accommodating any home’s floor plan. By day, these murphy beds feature comfortable sofas, desks, tables or shelving systems; at night, they seamlessly transform into comfortable beds. Check out this selection […]

 

Choosing the Right Accent Pillows

Posted on: September 22nd, 2016 by Design Depot Team

Everyone craves a change from time to time, but painting the walls a different color or reupholstering the furniture is not always the solution we can or want to go for. The easiest and affordable way to give your room and instant makeover is to add a set of decorative accent pillows. It’s this type of […]

 

How to use waterfalls for good Feng Shui in your home

Posted on: September 6th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

Water features are very popular in feng shui as they bring the energy of water into your home and water is a symbol of wealth and prosperity. The other good feng shui reason to use a fountain indoors is the fact that a working fountain will diffuse healthy negative ions into the air. Many indoor […]

 

10 Tips for Decorating with Mirrors

Posted on: August 18th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

Mirrors can have a variety of uses within your home. They can be used to reflect light, open up the space and elevate your décor. Below are a few tips and ideas for decorating with mirrors throughout your home. 1. The Power of Two To enhance the space over your fireplace, choose two mirrors of […]

 

How to Decorate with Accessories in 5 Steps

Posted on: August 4th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

It can be astonishing how small decorative accessories can make a high impact on your spaces character. Interior Designers know the influence that rugs, lighting, throw pillows, art and small accessories can have on a space, and know how to use them properly. Unfortunately, accessories and small décor can also clutter your space, and be […]

 

Special Project – Home staging in Coral Gables, FL

Posted on: July 22nd, 2016 by Design Depot Team

Design Depot has partnered up again with ONE Sotheby’s International Realty to stage a lovely brand-new two-story house in the heart of Coral Gables, FL. Every single piece of furniture selected by Design Depot for this staging was carefully thought-out to match the beautiful spaces in the living and dining rooms, kitchen and bedroom. Click here to learn more about this house in Coral Gables, FL.

 

How to Pick the Perfect Rug

Posted on: July 20th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

Finding an area rug is tricky business; the right one will finish the room with perfection, while the wrong one can make a room feel incomplete and awkward. Considering how expensive they are, selecting the rug needs to be done skillfully and without compromise on design. There are three main principles to keep in mind […]

 

7 Tips to Help You Decide Between a Sectional or a Sofa

Posted on: July 7th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

When it’s time to purchase new furniture for your living room, you want to create one with a bold statement and personality. Your living space is the first room you will want to crash in after a hard day’s work; weather its physical work or just brain draining tasks. An important decision is whether or […]

 

9 Tips On How to Choose a Color Pallet for Your Bedroom

Posted on: June 22nd, 2016 by Design Depot Team

The bedroom is where you want to spend quality time, relax, and decompress from the day. Choosing the color tones for your bedroom depends on the ambiance you want to create. Before choosing a combination of colors in the bedroom keep these few tips in mind. 1. Pick A Style or Theme The right color […]

 

6 Ideas On How To Decorate Kid’s Bedroom

Posted on: June 10th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

A kid’s bedroom has to be playful and comfortable. Create a space where being sent to your room is more of a reward than a punishment. Start decorating with a stylish color pallet, and smart furnishings, so you will have bedrooms for young boys and girls that will transition early into more young adult spaces […]

 

6 Ways to Make Your Outdoor Space Ready for Summer

Posted on: May 19th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

1. REARRANGE YOUR FURNITURE Just like we tend to rearrange our furniture in our house from time to time, we need to show the same love to our outdoor spaces. An updated furniture arrangement will make your outdoor space feel new and give you a fresh perspective. If you are just starting to look for […]

 

How to Select the Perfect Dining Table

Posted on: May 6th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

There are so many shapes and sizes of dining tables. Which one is right for you? The look of your table is important but making sure it is right for your space and is functional for lifestyle is key. Tables need to allow for the proper number of diners that seat comfortably and still leave […]

 

8 Tips to Create the Perfect Playroom

Posted on: April 20th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

A child’s growth is important. Having a space to play in isn’t just about having fun, it’s an investment into their motor skills, sense of balance, social skills like cooperation and teamwork, and even their self esteem. Kids need to have a designated space where they can feel comfortable and explore their creativity freely. This […]

 

9 Tips for Designing your Home Office

Posted on: April 7th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

Whether your home office is a specific space for remote work, running your business, or a place to organize your schedule and pay bills, you deserve a well designed practical workspace. The office that reflects design and comfort is a place you would want to work in the dead of night. Here are some tips […]

 

Eight Ways to Refresh Your Living Space

Posted on: March 23rd, 2016 by Design Depot Team

Coming home to the same living space everyday can become a repetitive dull routine. A change of pace and overhaul of your space will make it feel alive again. Get creative and inspired by these eight easy ways to update your living space. Lighten Up Update your overhead lighting fixture with a more contemporary option, […]

 

The Ultimate Staycation | Creating a 5-Star Hotel Master Bedroom

Posted on: March 11th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

Our bedrooms are sanctuaries; a place to relax, escape and most of all a place to get some marvelous rest. You work hard and deserve an all year retreat with a 5-Star, hotel quality experience. To help you attain this we have composed a list of useful tips to devise the ultimate staycation. Abundant, High […]

 

Dress Up Your Living Space: 10 Low Maintenance Plants

Posted on: February 26th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

Finding the right plant for a room can be tricky enough let alone keeping it alive. Indoor plants to help clean up your air quality, environment and can dress up any living space. If you have an active lifestyle or just forget to water your plants, low maintenance plants will be the best for you; […]

 

The Impact of Color Trends | Pantone Color of the Year

Posted on: February 11th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

Home is where the heart is; that’s what people say. If your heart is dedicated to design, your home will proudly adorn this year Pantone color. Or better yet, make that colors! For the first time, Pantone blended two shades; Rose Quartz and Serenity. As we endure manifestations of modern-day stress, these welcoming colors bring […]

 

How to Choose the Right Window Treatment

Posted on: January 26th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

Window treatments can be the harmonious balance or, an atrocious contrast to a well-designed room. Finding the perfect window treatment can be a dreadful journey, but with the tips below you can easily decide the optimal treatment for your living space. Minimal is always Classic Tossing out the heavy curtains and updating them with a […]

 

Winter Color Scheme Ideas

Posted on: January 7th, 2016 by Design Depot Team

Winter is here, and we all agree with the famous song: “Baby, it’s cold outside.” And we also agree that a warm and cozy home is everything that we’re looking for. So besides fireplaces and blankets, a nice and easy way to help your home feels warm and inviting is to create a beautiful color […]

 

Black and White Decorating Ideas

Posted on: December 22nd, 2015 by Design Depot Team

Black and white are a classic and elegant combination that never goes out of style. These colors together create a fabulously modern interior design and emphasize architectural elements. They are a very nice option for who wants some sophistication with hints of simplicity. Black and white play well with the modern style and its clean […]

 

Using mirrors to expand small spaces

Posted on: December 8th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

Mirrors are a fascinating accessory. They come in a variety of sizes, styles, and in many cases can even be considered a work of art. But mirrors are not just a mere accent piece; they can play a key role in home décor. Especially when we need to make a room seem larger than it is. […]

 

Design Depot stages Landmark Doral Townhouses

Posted on: November 25th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

Design Depot has partnered up with Lennar to stage the ultra stylish townhomes at their “Cosmo-Chic” Landmark Doral. Located in the heart of Doral, FL, this community will offer contemporary style condos and two and three story townhomes with luxury interiors and open floor plan designs. To take advantage of these unique features, Design Depot has created a modern decor for the model […]

 

Preparing your home for the Holiday Season

Posted on: November 24th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

It is that time of the year again. Cold weather, family and friends coming over to celebrate the season and the whole house are filled with the sweet scent of gingerbread and cinnamon. And nothing says, “Holidays are coming” more than a whimsical decoration. That’s why we’ve selected five quick tips on how to prepare […]

 

2016 Color of the Year: Off-White

Posted on: November 12th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

This year has been colorful. We had Marsala (Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year) and Coral Reef (Sherwin-Williams 2015 Color of the Year) as two good examples of it. They are everywhere from paint to fabrics, turning 2015 into a vivid and bright year. However according to the four major paint brands, 2016 will be […]

 

Mixing Fabric Patterns

Posted on: October 27th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

Adding whimsical fabric patterns is a powerful way to add visual interest and contrast to your home. But we know that many people feel overwhelmed by the idea of mixing and matching different colors and prints, and it is ok to feel that way. But don’t give up yet, with these six tips to mix […]

 

Shelving Unit Ideas

Posted on: October 16th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

It doesn’t matter if you have a big library or a small collection of antique objects; a shelving unit is a nice way to organize and update your space at the same time. You can go with one style or mix and match different solutions to get the look and fell that you are looking […]

 

Fall Decorating Tips and Ideas

Posted on: September 29th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

  Fall is beautiful and colorful. It’s the official season for sitting on a comfortable sofa while drinking a warm beverage and reading a good book. Adding fall touches of decor to your home will bring a warm and inviting feeling that will make you feel even more comfortable in your own house. We’ve selected […]

 

Special Project – Home staging in Pinecrest, FL

Posted on: September 16th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

Design Depot has teamed up with ONE Sotheby’s International Realty to stage a contemporary and European style house in the heart of Pinecrest, FL. The modern furniture brought in by Design Depot was carefully curated to match the open and bright spaces in the living and dining rooms. Some highlights of this modern project are […]

 

Choosing a focal point for your living room

Posted on: September 15th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

The living room is one of the most-used spaces in our houses. It is our favorite spot for socializing, lounging and entertaining, and that is why is so important to create an inviting space. By choosing a focal point for your living room will make easier to create an environment that you’ll love spending time […]

 

How to decorate using summer colors

Posted on: August 28th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

Summer is synonymous with bright and vivid colors. And even if summer is already saying goodbye, it doesn’t mean that you can’t keep your home from being colorful and fresh. Bringing a little bit of summer into your home will make easier survive the cold and monochromatic winter that is coming ahead. The following chart […]

 

Using metal in home décor

Posted on: August 18th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

Metal is a nice way to add a special touch to home décor. Metals bring warmth and elegance to any space, and if it is done well, a mix of metals gives personality to your home. We know that for a long time mixing different types of metal was a “no-no”. In the past, gold […]

 

What is a color wheel?

Posted on: July 30th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

When we are planning a new décor, choosing a nice color combination can be overwhelming. There are so many hues, tints and tones that our minds go crazy with questions about which one is the right option. That is why the color wheel is a powerful tool to help you choose the perfect color scheme […]

 

Types of Lighting Fixtures

Posted on: July 14th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

A well-lit room can turn a stylish décor into something even more beautiful. For that reason, lighting is an excellent way to make a big impact on your home’s look and feel. May be you don’t know that, but a simple table lamp can completely redefine the mood of a room. So considering that every ambient needs a seamless combination of […]

 

Using bold colors

Posted on: June 30th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

Color is one of the fastest and easiest ways to transform your home, especially if you want to brighten up your space. And bold colors are a good tool to help you to create an entire new environment and energize an outdated room. Bold doesn’t mean over the top décor. Actually, bold colors are a […]

 

How to find the perfect sofa

Posted on: June 25th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

A sofa is the center of a living room. So before go out shopping, you should ask yourself some questions to figure it out which kind of sofa is the right one for you. We know that is not an easy task so we’ve selected some quick tips to help you out with this important decision. Size and […]

 

7 tips for a cozy bedroom

Posted on: June 12th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

Your bedroom is your sanctuary, a place to relax and get a really good night of sleep. And nothing better than wake up energized, and in love with what you see when you open your eyes in the morning. The following tips will help you to transform your bedroom into a cozy retreat. 1 – Choose […]

 

The Secret Behind Italian Design

Posted on: May 28th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

Italy is well known as a trendsetter and design leader. For many years, the country has been the home of some of the greatest furniture designers such as Gio Ponti, Ettore Sottsass, and Franco Albini. Italian design is synonymous with luxury, and the true essence of sophistication and styling. Since the Renaissance, in the early 15th […]

 

5 Products Inspired by ICFF 2015

Posted on: May 20th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

The 27th annual ICFF was held in New York this week and we’ve selected five pieces from our catalog to show you some trends spotted at the event. Sleek ceiling lamps In the photo, Medusa ceiling lamp by Cattelan Italia in borosilicate transparent glass with red hand-painted lower profile, and transparent cable. Slatted Credenza In […]

 

Lenny Kravitz and Philippe Starck on the Mademoiselle Chair for Kartell

Posted on: May 19th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

Lenny Kravitz is better known for his music so you may not know that design is also one of his passions. Since 2003, he has his own design studio and has been involved in many different projects such as the creation of hotel rooms, tile collections and furniture. In 2012 Kravitz’s friendship with the French […]

 

We Visited Maison&Objet Americas

Posted on: May 18th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

Last week we went to visit the first edition of the Maison&Objet Americas in Miami. For the last 20 years, M&O has been gathering in Paris the most talented players in the home décor industry. Here in Miami they kept the tradition and showcased its excellence, innovation, and emerging trends. Among so many great products, […]

 

Living Room Trends For 2015

Posted on: May 14th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

If you’re still wondering what to do to transform your living room, we’ve gathered some trends for 2015 so you can jazz up your living room. Gray and Blue Neutral tones are trendy. From light to dark, gray will be a key element in a décor project. It is neutral, timeless and gives you the […]

 

5 Trends From Salone Del Mobile, Milan 2015

Posted on: April 29th, 2015 by Design Depot Team

April is one of the most anticipated months for décor lovers. In part because of the Salone del Mobile Milan, the world’s most important furniture fair. From the 14th-19th April, the 54th edition of the Salone del Mobile was a place where well-recognized brands and young talents showcased their newest creations to eager designers and […]

 

6 Easy Tips to Decorate with Flowers

Posted on: April 23rd, 2015 by Design Depot Team

Flowers are always welcomed into our homes. It doesn’t matter the season, they add charm and freshness to any ambient and bring energy from the nature into our daily lives. Whatever your style, flowers and plants can help you to create a space that reflects your personality. Despite the common belief that flowers in décor […]