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Design Dilemma: Awkward Space!

Q: How do I create a useful and serene space in this loft? A: Let us count the ways! 1. Turn this sunlit space into an inviting nook to work or relax with cozy seating, and an eclectic mix of color and pattern. 2. Monochromatic more your thing? Dial back the color and punch up the textures. Then get some work done…or not. 3. […]

Style Guide: Rustic Warmth

Refined, warm and luxurious, yet uncomplicated, crisp and natural. A hint of modern mixed with traditional forms and symmetry. If these phrases describe your ideal taste in décor, your style might be Rustic Warmth, in Modsy terms. Raw wood finishes and inviting textures in neutral tones balance comfortably on the line between dressy and casual – […]

Style Guide: Mod Visionary

If the thought that enters your head when you see sleek, no-frills, slightly Mid Century spaces is “Bring it!”, chances are your style is what  Modsy calls Mod Visionary. And lucky for you, this style pairs beautifully with everything from frilly Victorian cornices to a plain white box of a room. It’s timeless – current but not trendy, retro but not old-fashion. Create […]

1 Vibrant Rug, 4 Revived Rooms

Fear not, you minimalists, lovers of the understated and color-phobes! A vibrant rug won’t be the attention hog you might assume. In fact, it has the opposite effect – showing off your beautiful decor in a way that no other design element can achieve. Let us introduce you to one beautiful rug, the Mykonos Area Rug by Surya, and four […]

Modsy Founder Shanna Tellerman talks Startup Mindset, VCs and Sofas on Spirit of 608 Podcast

If you’re interested in – or in the process of – starting a business, get your note-taking tools ready and take a listen to our very own Founder and CEO, Shanna Tellerman in conversation with Lorraine Sanders on the Spirit of 608 podcast. There are some surprising gold nuggets of truth and insight here you don’t want to miss. A unique, […]

The Top 6 Modsy Styles

  What’s your home decor style? Modern? Traditional? Rustic? Chances are, it’s a combination of styles rather than something that can be defined with one word. We’ve done a Modsy mashup of well-known home decor styles to come up with 36 unique combinations. When you take our style quiz (it’s free, by the way), you’ll get paired […]

Transformation: One Great Do-It-All Space

City dwellers living in confined quarters often face a common problem: the all purpose room. Living room, TV room, dining room and entryway all in one space. It needs to look good so it will make you happy, and so you can entertain without apologizing. But it also needs to be functional and comfortable for everyday living. Click through […]

A Milestone & So Much To Celebrate!

OUR START It’s hard to believe it’s been only eleven short months since the start of Modsy.  Our mission from day one has been improve the way consumers design and shop for their homes by allowing them to see furniture and accessories in the context of their very own homes.  2015 was an exceptional year at Modsy and it’s […]

Transformation: Modern Bedroom Bliss

You know that room that feels too small, drab, or awkwardly shaped? No matter how many times you move the furniture around, it just doesn’t make your heart sing. That perfect piece you found online, the one that will solve everything, finally arrives and the size or scale is wrong, the color is off – and your dream solution dissolves into a huge […]

Introducing Modsy

When it comes to designing your home, inspiration is the easy part. We’ve all spent countless hours browsing through boards, flipping through magazines and walking through stores to gather ideas. This is fun at first, but can quickly turn frustrating as we try to translate inspiration into reality. Today we are proud to announce our […]

Modsy + Retail: The Virtual Photoshoot

Today we’re taking a break from showing off our customer space transformations to demonstrate another way Modsy is bringing change to the world of interior design. We’ve been doing some work with Rob Royer, founder of the Chicago-based company, Interior Define. They make high-quality, custom, affordable sofas and sectionals. We’re big fans of their work and have used their products in several customer […]

Modern Eclectic with a Touch of Minimalist

Modsy 3D rendering of Allison’s & Eric’s redesign (not a photo!) What do you get when you cross minimalist, mid-century, and eclectic styles? The first Modsy design collection! This collection was inspired by our friends Eric and Allison, a San Francisco couple and close friends of one of our founders, Shanna. They bought a home earlier this […]