Entries by Modsy

Layout Guide: Designing a Living Room with Slanted Walls

  In our Layout Guides series you’ll find layout solutions for rooms of all shapes and sizes. This week we take on the challenge of designing an oddly-shaped living room with slanted walls. The Space: A 10×15 living room with a quirky, awkward shape with slanted walls that create lots of hard-to-handle nooks and crannies. […]

Layout Guide: 1 Split-Level Living Space, 2 Open Layout Solutions

Some rooms are a headache to furnish because nothing looks or fits right. And then there are some rooms where the overall space is unusual but you know the design possibilities are endless. This split-level, open layout living space is the latter. Here, we dreamed up two ideas for this split-level open layout living space […]

Modern Rustic Style: 6 Tips to Get the Look of This “It” Style

What do you get when you mix mid-century modern furniture with rustic materials and accents? A perfectly modern rustic look! This just so happens to be a style we love due to its emphasis on comfort, slightly eclectic vibe, and always on-trend look. New to modern rustic style? You’ve probably seen it before and just […]

The Ultimate Guide to Dining Table Styles

Hosting season is upon us and, if you love entertaining as much as we do, you’re probably thinking ahead to all the fun gatherings in store. It’s no secret that your dining table is central to all the celebrations the season will bring! The largest piece of furniture and sets the mood, style, and is […]

Velvet Trend Spotlight: How to Design with this It Material

Velvet is fast becoming something of a stronghold in interior design schemes all over the world. You’ve probably seen this fabric used in main pieces of furniture and decor in hotels, restaurants, living rooms, bedrooms and so much more! And while it’s usually a material associated with glam style interiors, we’re seeing velvet break out […]

Dining Chair Styles Guide: Choosing a Seat to Match Your Style

Hosting season is here and it’s a great excuse to get your dining room in shape for holiday guests! Dining tables are, of course, the centerpiece of the room––but they can be pretty expensive, so you probably don’t want to switch this piece out with any real frequency. However, if you’re feeling a little blah […]

9 Modern Dining Room Ideas For Fall Entertaining

The holidays are just around the corner! And now is the perfect time to give your dining room a stylish refresh (or a total overhaul!). In the spirit of entertaining season, we’ve dreamed up these dining room looks to help you get party-ready for fall, winter, and beyond. If super-glam or rustic dining rooms aren’t […]

The Industrial Lighting Trend Your Rooms Need for 2020

Like to be on the cutting edge of design trends? Then you’ll want to keep reading. Because we see a major lighting trend on the horizon! You may have spotted them on Pinterest and Instagram: sleek, minimal, and sculptural industrial light fixtures. They’re everywhere, and we’re loving them. Usually made of matte black metal – […]

How 3 Designers Would Use Sherwin-Williams’ 2020 Color of the Year

It’s that time of year again! We’re referring to that time when paint companies are casting their color trends for the upcoming year. And, of course, we’re here for all of it. The latest major color forecast is from Sherwin-Williams, which recently announced its 2020 color of the year as Naval—a rich navy hue that […]

7 Design Tips You Need to Know If You Want An All White Bedroom

We have three words for you: all-white bedroom. We’re guessing that thought either has you swooning or cringing. Either way, there’s no denying that all-white rooms are elegant and serene spaces that exude a sense of calm. And when it comes to bedrooms, an all-white space might be a dream design for some, and it’s […]

Style Spotlight: How to Get the Rustic Minimalist Look

You heard it here first: Rustic minimalism is a trend on the rise. What is rustic minimalism? Well, as its name indicates, this look combines elements of both rustic and minimal design styles and merges them into one space. What results are cool, spare rooms warmed up with bold but neutral colors and natural materials. […]

5 Designer-Approved Ways to Design a Red Bedroom

Red is a daring and vivacious color that can instantly transform your bedroom. However, the color has long been known to evoke aggression, passion and energy that, in overwhelming amounts, can make your room feel really intense and hard to relax in. If you’re thinking up red bedroom ideas, it’s important to use it in […]

Stylists Picks: Pieces That Do the Curved Furniture Trend Right

Step aside straight lines and sharp edges – the curved furniture trend is here and our stylists are loving it! This re-emergence of art deco inspo creates a balance of modern and feminine energies – it’s an easy way to totally refresh your interiors and make a statement. This trend, as its name suggests, features […]

Dream Home Ideas: Mid-Century Boho Perfection

For us, ‘mid-century boho’, is a relaxed bohemian look inspired by the ease of west coast living. It’s rooted in comfort but has a slight mid-century design edge and subtle eclectic notes. There’s a mix of weathered woods, antiques, and artisanal accents that all add up to a balanced, sophisticated look. This isn’t your traditional […]

We’re Mad For Monochrome Rooms – 4 Ways to Get the Look

You might think decorating a monochrome room is just another passing color trend, but it’s the exact opposite. Monochrome rooms, or spaces in black-and-white or varying tones of one color, have long been used by designers to add drama and impact in homes. It’s a daring approach to color that’s daunting at first. But if […]

Our Stylists’ 4 Favorite Ways to Design a Black and White Living Room

Black and white. It’s a classic, timeless combo. From film noir to salt and pepper, lots of amazing things come in black and white. So it’s no surprise that black and white living room ideas are one of our most researched and requested styles. But there are so many different ways to get the look […]

Zen Out: 6 Ways To Create a Calming Home

For many Modsy customers, a zen home design with minimal furnishings, colors, and objects is the ultimate modern haven. Rooms that feel serene at every turn; calming hues that soothe the senses; and simple, streamlined furniture that play up the ‘less is more’ aesthetic. All of these elements come together for a home that inspires […]