Interior Design Can Heal. Fully Vaccinated and Scheduling in Person Appointments. Precautions for Well-being are being followed as clients request. Lisa Stewart is an interior designer serving the Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC.
New build, remodel and decorating clients in the North Carolina Triangle Area benefit from my lifelong worldwide design experience. Having been at the forefront of cutting-edge design in some of the world’s largest cities I have seen some remarkably interesting homes. My Internationally Inspired Interiors will give you a new viewpoint! Did you know I met my husband in Paris in the 70’s? Eventually we moved to Hong Kong in the 80’s and then Singapore in the 90’s. Living and […]
Thinking of hiring an interior designer? Are you thinking of hiring an interior designer but don’t know where to start and what to expect? Here are a few things to look for as you search for an interior designer. Good interior designers create plans for clients and not for their own portfolios. A good practitioner will have a portfolio of projects that represents a variety of styles. Good interior designers avoid having a signature style. They ensure the outcome of […]
Helpful Hints for preparing to work with an Interior Designer. Now that you’ve hired an interior designer to make magic in your home, here are a few things you can do to prepare for your meetings. Consider the consultation fee as an investment: You gain equity in your home when it’s designed and implemented correctly. Have a budget: Tell the truth about what you want to spend. Designers know how to save and when to splurge to create your desired […]
What Does Home Feel Like to You? As the sun rose on a new day in Hong Kong shortly after we moved there, I remember walking hand in hand with my husband down the crazy streets. Having met in France we were excited about this next adventure. Our hearts told us the move to Hong Kong was the right thing to do, but I questioned everything my overwhelmed senses were telling me. As we continued down the frenetic sidewalks, I […]
Update your Lighting with the Latest LEDs. Are you ready to make the switch to the far more cost-efficient, long lasting and environmentally friendly LED bulbs? The above photo shows some great looking options to light up your life. Your home will shine with these helpful hints for replacing your old incandescent and fluorescents with LED luminaries. Here’s what you need to know before purchasing them. Cost: Prices are coming down, but for durability and quality stick with the big-name lighting […]
Green Home Benefits for All. If you’re planning on building a new home, remodeling or just purchasing furniture here are a few ways Going Green can benefit your life and benefit the environment at the same time. Green Homes offer superior air quality because builders use safer construction products that do not emit harmful chemicals like those used in conventional homes. They avoid finishes and paints that emit volatile organic compounds, or VOCs. Green Homes save you money by using […]
A sunny color story with the promise of something profound and uplifting. The PANTONE Colors of this year are 13-0647 Illuminating and 17-5104 Ultimate Gray. This bold combination is rock solid as gray but at the same time playful and uplifting as yellow. As people look for hope to overcome the continuing uncertainty these spirited shades satisfy our quest for steadiness and vitality. The traditional style dining room above is encapsulated in the gray hues of weathered beach pebbles while […]