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(Episode 4) The Render Visual Companion: Where Do Interior Design Trends Come From and Why Do They Die?

Welcome to the visual companion to the fourth episode of The Render. The Render is a podcast hosted by Modsy’s very own Alessandra Wood and Maddy Warner, and is all about the untold stories from the world of interior design. In our fourth episode, Maddy and Alessandra are joined by special guest, Danielle Walish, the […]

(Episode 3) The Render Visual Companion: Why Is the World So Obsessed With Mid-Century Modern Design?

Welcome to the visual companion to the third episode of The Render. The Render is a podcast hosted by Modsy’s very own Alessandra Wood and Maddy Warner, and is all about the untold stories from the world of interior design. In our third episode, Maddy and Alessandra are joined by special guest and Mid-Century Modern […]

The Render (Episode 2): Are Antiques Making a Comeback? Everything You Need to Know About Grandma’s Furniture

Welcome to the visual companion to the second episode of The Render. The Render is a podcast hosted by Modsy’s very own Alessandra Wood and Maddy Warner, and is all about the untold stories from the world of interior design. In the second episode, Maddy and Alessandra dive into the surprisingly-interesting topic of antiques. Alessandra […]

The Render (Episode 1): Discovering Your Personal Interior Design Style and What It Says About You

Welcome to the visual companion to the first episode of Modsy’s new podcast, The Render. The Render is a podcast hosted by Modsy’s very own Alessandra Wood and Maddy Warner, and is all about the untold stories from the world of interior design. Tune in to the very first episode where Maddy and Alessandra break […]

Three Ways To Get the Oh-So-Popular Farmhouse Style In Your Home

When it comes to decor trends, Farmhouse style has it all—think texture, contrast, and coziness all rolled into one perfect space. It’s a super trendy style that has taken the design world by storm. You’ve likely seen it everywhere from your Pinterest and Instagram feeds to popular TV shows (we’re looking at you Fixer Upper!). […]

My Modsy Story: How Rachael Created a Polished, Cohesive Design for her Open-Concept Home

Rachael was excited to be living in a new house she loved. But needed help finding a design that was as beautiful as her new space. See how Modsy helped her bring house and home together with a winning design. The Backstory I recently purchased a newly constructed house with an open floor-plan. Because the […]

Brands We Love: Kerala Design

At Modsy, we’re always scouting new brands to add to our digital catalog. From well-known names to up-and-coming brands—and even those that are hard to find—we work with a large array of partners, so you’ll always find pieces you love in your style and budget. In our “Brand Spotlight” series, we’ll be showing off some […]

Everything You Need To Know About Modern versus Industrial Interior Design

When it comes to decorating your home, there are tons of different design styles to choose from. Which one is right for you? Well, that question can sometimes be more difficult to answer than it might seem. Because when it comes to interior design styles there are so many options to choose from and many […]

Inside Our Nursery Design For RHOBH’s Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave

Homeowner: Teddi Mellencamp of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Location: Los Angeles, CA Room: Blank canvas nursery and playroom Her Style: Modern and fun! The Backstory Teddi and her husband Edwin already have two kids, son Cruz, 5, and daughter Slate, 7. And now with baby number three on the way, it was time […]

8 Ways to Bring a Mid-Century Modern Look to Your Living Room

The Mid-Century Modern interior design style may have begun in the 1950s but this timeless look is more popular today than ever! Defined by simple forms, organic influences, and minimal ornamentation, the look is so versatile that it can blend in with a variety of different interior design styles. It’s the perfect choice if you’re […]

7 Ways to Design a Modern Bedroom That’s Unique to You

If you Google “modern bedroom designs” the results will show you tons of different styles. Modern is the term that gets most misused in the design world: modern vs. midcentury vs. contemporary vs. any other similar-sounding term… They are actually all very unique and it can get confusing if you want to stick to one […]

8 Foolproof Design Tips For Studio Apartments

There’s no question that crafting the perfect studio apartment design can be a serious challenge. You’re working with a small space that needs to serve multiple needs, from sleeping to lounging to sometimes even doing actual work. Additionally, you still want to show off your personal style while creating a functional, livable space. From bringing […]

14 Entryway Design Tips to Help Your Home Make a Stylish First Impression

Entryways are the perfect place to establish welcoming vibes in your home. Whether it’s a big foyer or a barely-there space inside the front door, this area is the first room you see when you walk into the house. A good entryway design makes sure this room helps keep you organized on your way in […]

Brands We Love: Chelsea Art Studio

At Modsy, we’re always scouting new brands to add to our digital catalog. From well-known names to up-and-coming brands—and even those that are hard to find—we work with a large array of partners, so you’ll always find pieces you love in your style and budget. In our “Brand Spotlight” series, we’ll be showing off some […]

Layout Guide: A Rectangular Living Room Done Two Ways

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 a rectangular living room layout with limited space.  The Space: A tiny living room with a rectangular shape and one wall-to-wall window. The Style: Industrial Minimal The Challenge: Designing a […]

5 Stylish Nursery Designs for The Chic Little One in Your Life

Awaiting the arrival of a joyful new addition to your family? Needless to say you’ve got a lot to think about with a new baby on the way—but it’s never too early to start thinking about nursery designs! It’s important to think about comfort and functionality in a nursery. And since you’ll be spending nearly […]

Layout Guide: A Rectangular Bedroom With Lots of Doors and Windows

In our “Layout Guides” series you’ll find layout solutions for rooms of all shapes and sizes. Often the trickiest part of interior design, finding the right layout for your room can be a challenge. This week we’re looking at two different rectangular bedroom layout ideas for a small room with lots of windows and doors. […]

My Modsy Story: Designing a Small, Quirky Apartment to Match the Beauty of San Francisco

After moving from Sacramento to San Francisco, Katie needed help turning her new small, quirky apartment into a home. The Backstory I’d recently moved from Sacramento to San Francisco and I was faced with the challenge of designing a small, quirky apartment. I was super excited about the move and starting a new chapter in […]

Trend Spotlight: Designing The Perfect Minimalist Maximalist Home

Over the past year, we’ve seen people lean into the less-is-more mantra when it comes to their home. Rather than having more things, many people are opting to live with less furniture and decor and choosing pieces that prioritize good design and rooms that are layered but not cluttered. Think highly curated spaces with a […]

Everything You Need to Know About Mid-Century Modern Interior Design

We don’t need to explain the mid-century modern interior design trend, which has been a fan favorite for the past decade. A style that’s been in the spotlight for years, mid-century modern is the most popular look among our customers. Read on for the full scoop on this iconic style and where it’s headed for […]

Home Decor Tips from the Set of The Holiday – Are You an Iris or an Amanda?

Writer, director, and producer Nancy Meyers is known and beloved not only for her romantic comedies with strong female leads—but for the beautiful homes in which her characters live. From the Banks family home in Father of the Bride, to Erica Barry’s home in Something’s Gotta Give, along with so many others, America has long […]

Great Layout Guide: 2 Layout Ideas for a Living Room in a Small Apartment

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 a small living room layout, with two multipurpose designs that save space and look good. The Space: A small living room in a city apartment The Style: Southwestern Chic The […]

Stylist Picks: Our 9 Favorite Modern Dining Room Chairs

Modern dining room chairs are an essential part of any modern dining room setup. Once you’ve chosen the perfect dining table for your space, the chairs might feel like a bit of an afterthought. But modern dining room chairs are every bit as important as your table! The good news is that they are much […]

Happy National Gingerbread House Day: Here’s What a Gingerbread House Would Look Like in Real Life

The holiday spirit has taken over at Modsy and with National Gingerbread House Day (yes, that’s a real holiday) right around the corner on December 12th, we knew we had to do something special. How festive would it be to live inside one of those frosted, gum-drop and candy-cane constructed homes? (Assuming the roof doesn’t […]

Brand Spotlight: Meet Ashby Home

At Modsy we’re always scouting new brands to add to our digital catalog. From the well-known names to up-and-coming designers and even brands that are unique and hard to find, we work with a large array of partners so you’ll always be sure to find pieces you love in your style and budget. Our new […]

Year In Review: The 17 Best Living Room Designs of 2019

We can’t believe that 2019 is almost over. To celebrate the end of another amazing year, we’re looking back at some of our best living room design ideas, which are the most popular rooms among Modsy customers! Take a peek at some of the best living room designs we’ve put together in 2019, and see […]

How 5 Of Our Favorite Bloggers Used Online Interior Design In Their Homes

We all have that one room in our homes that we have no idea what to do with. A space where you struggle to find a vision, that has a doozy of a layout, or that always gets pushed to the back burner when life happens. But the good news is we’re not alone! Would […]