Week of September 21st, 2020 – Design Rewind: Return of the ’70s

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week Here comes September bringing us cooler weather, pre-holiday pandemic planning, and of course the hit song by 1970s band Earth, Wind and Fire, September! If you don’t start humming the music whenever you hear that legendary tune, we’re not sure you’re ready for Fall. But if you miss

Week of September 14th, 2020 – Latin American Design Influences

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week September is Hispanic Heritage month and we are taking the opportunity to focus on the influence of Latin American Design. In more modern times, we’ve seen a shift towards just that – modernity within design. Chic, sleek, and seamless. However, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of warmth

Week of September 7th, 2020 – Aging in Place vs. A New Space

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week September 13th brings us National Grandparents Day, which is a day for us to spend some time (perhaps virtually) reminding our grandparents how much they mean to us. In this day and age, there are vast possibilities for those on the cusp of retirement, and it’s up to

Week of August 31st, 2020 – Southern Hospitality & Design

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week September 5th brings us the annual Kentucky Derby, America’s favorite holiday to celebrate a sporting event that lasts under 3 minutes. A brief history and a fun fact about the derby – it began in 1872 when William Clark’s grandson Lewis Clark traveled to Europe and attended their

Week of August 24th, 2020 – Pet Friendly Design

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week August 26th brings us National Dog Day, which is a friendly reminder to give your furry friend some extra love, or maybe add another mile on your morning walk. ACI pup and 9-year-old Chocolate Labrador, Cocoa, dominates the house with her ever-wagging tail and always reminding us when

Week of August 17th – Beat the Heat

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week As we enter Fall, it’s important to keep in mind the “new normal” and remember to do your due diligence in cutting the spread of COVID-19. Whether it’s switching to an online at-home based schooling system, working from home, or simply going out less and making sure you’re

Week of August 10th – Work from Home Design Tips

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week As we inch closer and closer to schools starting back up again, whether it be hybrid in-person or online, we also inch closer to the realization that we might be using out home spaces for much more than just living. Finding space within your home to dedicate solely

Week of August 3rd, 2020 – Library Design

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week In the year of challenges and obstacles, we take on August like we have every wrench thrown our way, with a big smile and an open mind! Thinking about school in the Fall is never a fun thing for anybody, especially this year with plans up-in-the-air until the

Week of July 27th, 2020 – American Designers

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week As we close out July and welcome the familiar feel of August, it’s important to reflect on the Summer and appreciate all that accompanies these hot and humid days. As Summer dwindles on, let’s take a moment to honor our favorite designers hailing from the United States! Featuring

Week of July 20th, 2020 – Baseball & Americana

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week With the rise of our “new normal”, some things we remember may take on an unfamiliar spin. We might be explaining to our kids one day what the legend of a “buffet” was. But if there’s one thing people are adamant about continuing (with the proper precautions and