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Animal Instinct: 7 Ways to Try the Animal Portrait Trend in Your Home

The stranger art trend has been picking up steam for a while now. While it’s a trend we love, we know that sometimes it can be a struggle to find that perfect vintage portrait, or maybe the idea of someone else’s great-grandfather watching over your living room is simply just too creepy for you. A fun and […]

4 Modern Furniture Retailers You Can Try on in 3D

Here at Modsy we work closely with some of today’s top retailers to bring you the newest designs in the market that you can try on in your 3D home. And when it comes to modern furniture and decor, more than a few have become our favorite go-to sources. If you’re looking for a little […]

Style Spotlight: Mod Collector

Designing a Modern Eclectic Space   The Modsy Fall Mod Collector Collection is finally here. A style that pairs mid-century modern forms with eclectic and personal accents, this is a look for anyone who craves a trendy space with a personal twist. A style that plays with texture and pattern, this season’s Mod Collector Collection […]

A Simple Solve for a Common Living Room Dilemma

For many homeowners, having a large living room can be a conundrum, especially when it comes to figuring out the best seating and furniture arrangement. And it often starts with where the sofa should be placed. Not surprising, given it’s the largest and most essential furniture piece in every living room. It’s almost instinct to […]

New Home, New Living Room, No Idea Where to Start

New homeowners, Cristina and her husband, wanted all the right furniture—but they just couldn’t decide on anything.   The Backstory Graduating from a rental to her family-of-four’s first owned home I live with my husband and our kids, and we purchased a home in New Orleans after renting for several years. The house is huge […]

You Finally Have a Dining Room. Now What?

While the kitchen may be the heart of the home, a dining room, if you love to entertain, is a luxury. At Modsy, we often get requests from homeowners that have moved from a small house or apartment into one that has a dedicated dining area for entertaining friends and family. It’s a space that […]

Best in Show: Our Favorite Home Decor Finds from Target

A great retailer of on-trend and wallet-friendly furniture, Target is an amazing place to shop for home decor. Their collection features a range of options to suit every style and budget, and sometimes all it takes is a little imagination to see how the look can come together. To help show you the possibilities, we […]

Modsy Redesigns Real Housewives of New York Star, Sonja Morgan’s Townhouse

It’s Sonja Morgan’s (second) living room and she’ll redesign it five ways if she wants to. During the season finale of the Real Housewives of New York, Modsy virtually redesigned Sonja Morgan’s Manhattan townhouse five ways.     Ready to “revamp and revitalize” her formal living room, Modsy got to work transforming Sonja’s space into […]

Our Favorite Ways to Style Indoor Plants

One of our favorite tools in our Modsy interior design bag-of-tricks are plants! A true triple-threat, plants bring shades of green, lush textures, and clean air into our homes. We can’t think of a better way to liven up any interior than with a splash of leafy foliage! To celebrate our photosynthesizing friends on Earth […]

Icelandic Interiors: Bringing the Nordic Look to your Bedroom

Recently we’ve found ourselves daydreaming of taking a vacation to Iceland. We can’t stop obsessing over the land of majestic mountains, cascading waterfalls, and the fluffiest sheep and reindeer. And while Iceland’s outdoors are a marvel in and of themselves, their interiors are just as stunning. Images of bedrooms with clean lines, a modern Nordic edge, […]

The Naturalist’s Interior: Designing a Minimal Bohemian Living Room

Warm, calming, and eclectic, this living room is the naturalist retreat you’ve been searching for. Come lounge around on a patterned dhurrie settee or plop down on the floor with some pillows; this space is for those of you looking for a way to satisfy your minimal and bohemian cravings. Get the Minimal Bohemian Look: […]

Boho Glam Wonderland: Give Your Hollywood Glam Living Room a Bohemian Twist

Have you ever walked into a room and wanted to touch everything? That’s how we feel about this India Mahdavi-worthy living room, that’s full of luscious textures, earthy colors, and sumptuous materials. The result is a boho glam wonderland! Check out the shopping list below, with 100% real (and affordable) products and take a peek […]

Industrial Glam Bedroom

At Modsy we don’t think that interior design styles, like art, exist in a vacuum. Rather, we believe that they grow and change as they endure through time, changing out bits and pieces that allow them to feel fresh and contemporary. Hollywood Glam, sometimes called Hollywood Regency, is a style that has evolved through time, […]

A Hygge Hideaway

Step inside our cozy hygge hideaway, and you can immediately smell the cookies baking and hear the crackle of the fire. Piles of pillows abound, plush comfy furniture offers itself as a cozy seat for snuggling up, and the floor is covered in layers of rugs and even more pillows. Harsh overhead lighting is forgone […]

A Petrie-Perfect Living Room

Cropping up in practically every living room pin and many a home tour photo essay, we are seeing Crate & Barrel’s Petrie sofa everywhere. Why? The Petrie’s Mid-Century Modern form, updated with a transitional edge, makes it utterly versatile and it is the perfect combo of comfort and style. It’s available in a plethora of sizes, […]

Industrial Chic Living Space

Even on an overcast, wintery day you still have a fabulous view of the city from international intelligence agent, Jane Bond’s penthouse. A luxe array of materials, iconic furniture, and every shade of black and white harmonize inside this industrial chic living room, where we got a chance to sit down and chat with the […]

The Mood of Monet: Bringing Pastels Indoors

Our big takeaway from this season’s runway collections was color. More subdued than sweet, a palette of moody pastels dominated the 2017 Pre-Fall collections of designers such as Valentino and Bottega Veneta. A different take on hues usually reserved for baby showers and easter egg baskets, we found these stormier pastels reminiscent of colors employed by […]

Get the London Loft Look: Three Takes on a Conversational Layout

At Modsy we know that living rooms, just like snowflakes and people, come in all shapes and sizes. We know it can be a challenge trying to find a layout that works for your unique space. To help, we rearranged our London loft and created three different takes on a conversational layout. Today we are taking shelter […]

Cabin in the Holly-Woods

We’ll be hibernating for the rest of Winter (maybe even some of Spring too) in this gorgeous “Cabin in the Holly-Woods” space. Part elegant hunting lodge, part wilderness chic, we designed this room for those who love rustic spaces with glamorous touches. To start, we pulled together a base of hearty and comforting classic pieces, layered […]

Industrial Visionary Bedroom

A style that is simultaneously unfinished and refined, organic and designed; we love to admire industrial loft spaces, but it can be hard to imagine actually living in them. An increasingly popular style, the name conjures up images of exposed ceiling beams, raw and unfinished materials, and a celebration of objects and their industrial pasts. […]