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News & Observer: Timeless Elegance

This spa-like master bath retreat is part of a very large home addition. The gorgeous tub is the focal point! A house on a hill and heartwarming childhood nostalgia combine to make this master bath design a beautiful project from the inside out. Download my newspaper 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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Homes of Service

Home for our Military? Leaving home can be hard and no one knows that more than our military personal deployed around the world. We were privileged to watch our nephew’s deployment ceremony at Fort Bragg when he left the country to serve as a helicopter pilot. As he left the hanger that day with all his personal belongings, he knew his dangerous destination but could not tell us where he was going. We wished him God Speed and wondered what […]

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Hickory Chair University and Factory Tour Part 2

Once again I was invited to attend two days of classes at the Hickory Chair Furniture Factory. What a privilege! In 2019 sixty-two pieces of Hickory Chair furniture made in America were delivered to the international showroom I designed. This dream job was the culmination and crowning achievement of 10 years of work with an International Architecture Firm. We selected Hickory Chair after an extensive search of American owned and operated furniture manufacturers. It is family owned and manufactured in […]

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Spring 2019 High Point Market: Emerald Green Everywhere

This spring we are seeing green inside too! Interior designers are finding shades of emerald, malachite, and moss green are appealing to our clients, especially those craving chroma and tired of the saturated shades of gray. But adding bold verdigris to your home can be tricky. First decide if you want it to be the predominant focal point color like the chairs in this photo. If not, perhaps a couple throw pillows may be enough. Either way, adding this happy […]

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Explore Contemporary Interior Design

Combine what’s currently trending in design with the tried-and-true classics and you end up with Contemporary Interior Design. The main floor of this stylish town house highlights decorating trends top to bottom. Notice the bold up-to-date color scheme with warm wood floor and walls. Black focal points carry your eye around the room, as gold, gray and white accents repeat throughout. The eclectic mix of traditional & modern and old & new is very current. Decorating the ceiling is in […]

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Hearst Castle Architecture and Interior Design History

Lifetime of design and decorating inspiration. The unbelievable architecture and interior design collection of the Hearst Castle recently blew me away again! I first visited the Hearst Castle as an 8-year-old, and it was clearly a defining moment in my life. My memories of the astounding grandeur and beauty remained and influenced my own design style. Hearst Castle is an Art Museum, National and California Historic Landmark and California State Park located on the Central Coast near San Simeon. It […]

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Lisa Stewart Design Interior Raleigh Pantone 2019

Pantone Color of the Year 2019

This lighthearted blush color decorates the world. The PANTONE Color of this year is 16-1546 Living Coral. From flower beds to beaches and sunsets this warm natural tone encourages optimism and joyful pursuits. It provides buoyancy in our continually shifting environment. Anchored at the center of the chromatic wheel it engages the spirit and energizes the body. Get on board. Make a lively impression with this comfortable yet playful sofa. Accent with any array of colors you like! Brette Sofa […]

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Historic Interior Design in Churches

Ornately painted designs lift the spirit. The inspirational designs covering the interiors of this House of God were created by German immigrants seeking solace during the late 1800s. The immigrants fled persecution and survived hardships and sorrows, but persevered because of their faith. The Painted Churches of Texas were constructed with the same beauty and craftsmanship as the old-world German churches. After their pilgrimages, the churches became peaceful anchors in the immigrants’ new world and reminders of their homeland. People […]

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American Artist Georgia O’Keeffe Inspires Women

North Carolina Museum of Art Exhibit Highlights Georgia O’Keeffe, photographed in New Mexico by Bruce Weber, in 1984. Georgia O’Keeffe, Petunias © 2018 Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. Georgia O’Keeffe was best known for her paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers, and New Mexico landscapes. Recognized as the “Mother of American modernism” her famous painting style is well-known all over the world. A woman with a very distinct eye and way of living, she is now inspiring another generation of artists […]

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2018 Fall High Point Market: COLOR Returns

Decorate with bold, bright colors to chase the gray away. Interior designers know that gray is here to stay because it has established itself as a “go-to” neutral everyone loves. But the dominance of gray over the last several years has left many craving colors. And so, the fall furniture market revealed intense hues blooming everywhere in fabrics and on walls. What a relief to have color again! The beautiful red jacquard fabric below inspired the Ambella showroom designed by […]

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