Lisa Stewart, Design, Interior, Raleigh, NC, bath, remodel, Floating Cabinetry, Cabinets

News & Observer: Hotel Chic Master Bath Remodel

News & Observer Design Master Class: Tips and Tricks from the N&O Design Team “Bathroom redo yields space worthy of a luxury hotel” Take a look at the story I wrote about my favorite bath remodel this year. Collaborating with the homeowners and contractor to create this hotel chic main bath was a pleasure! Read Article Here See more photos from this project here Lisa Stewart is an interior designer serving the Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC.

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Lisa Stewart with Barclay Butera

My thanks goes out to Barclay Butera for spending time with me after he spoke to a group of interior designers in Raleigh, NC. This quintessential all-American designer has been on my radar since the late 90’s when I noticed we had many things in common.  Known for his unique yet assertive taste, he stands by his mantra: “In interior design there are no rules.” His style is influenced by traditional American, European, and Far East influences. He is inspired […]

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Tropical Island Feel at Home

View from our favorite Caribbean beach. British aisle décor is in high demand after last year’s horrible weather. You can beat the winter blues by adding tropical island temperatures to your home decorating. These design boards created specifically for an island retreat will help you heat up your look. Here’s how to get you started. -Bamboo floors with ivory-colored shutters, trim and moldings warm up the overall space. -Deep golden walls radiate sunset tones all day long. -Rugs and fabrics […]

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Tips from a Home Decorating Shopaholic

I’m a home decorating shopaholic. Call it retail therapy, a shopping spree excites me. My day is brightened by the possibility of what I may find. I feel uplifted by the allure of beautiful things waiting to be MINE. So I hit the shops where soon enough, there IT is. I see IT. I love IT. IT’s perfect. I need IT. I have to have IT. This is a problem because my home is full and I need nothing! Don’t […]

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Architectural Antique Archaeology

This beautiful fireplace mantel was salvaged, restored and reused. Filling an empty bedroom alcove with warmth and character the repurposed mantel appears to be a fireplace. But look again. We created this look without the expense of adding a real fireplace by placing a big sheet mirror and some candles inside the mantel. The vintage screen, framed mirror and sconces above complete the look. Below I’m pictured at my favorite place in Minneapolis for archaeological digs. It’s an ever-changing universe […]

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Spring 2014 High Point Market – Simply Elegant

This French inspired bedroom is full of old-world glamour. It captures the essence of days gone by and reinterprets it for the twenty-first century. The furniture pieces are classic. For a traditional flare, they would look amazing draped in colorful Pierre Frey toile fabric. But it’s the neutral color palette that gives this room a fresh look styled for today’s living. Designed by Eloquence this bedroom is my choice for “Best in Show” at the Spring 2014 High Point Market. […]

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Home Decorating BLING!

Innovative interior designers are looking for BLING in everything. And bejeweled home furnishings can be found everywhere. I’m seeing radiant light-reflecting crystals embedded in lighting, flooring, appliances, furniture, dinnerware, accessories, and even artwork. Why should jewelry and fashion have all the fun? When visiting the Michigan Design Center, I found these bedazzled broadloom samples. Now you can bring the brilliant midnight stars overhead home and underfoot in this carpeting. Capturing light and reflecting color is bound to add some glamour […]

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The Perfect Pendant Light

Call it traditional, vintage, retro, or industrial, but I’ve found the perfect classic contemporary pendant light fixtures. They can be hung solo or in clusters to create enchanting light effects. Inspired by the delicate craftsmanship of hand-cut crystal, they can illuminate any room of the house. Repurposing this antiquated art form into functional, fresh, and hip light fixtures is brilliant! This is not grandma’s old decanter. Shown here are the Decanterlight and Crystal Bulb, signature designs of Lee Broom. Each […]

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Pantone Color of the Year for 2014

A captivating, magical, enigmatic purple is the color of the year for 2014. PANTONE® 18-3224 Radiant Orchid, an enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones inspires confidence and sparks the imagination. Orchid encourages expanded creativity, joy, love and health. Intriguing the eye, this vibrant color is sure to liven up neutrals including gray, beige and taupe. Uplifting and bold without being overpowering, Radiant Orchid reenergizes almost any color palette and provides a unifying element for diverse spaces. One of […]

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Award Winning Raleigh Interior Designer

Lisa Stewart is an interior designer serving the Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC.

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