Know The Difference: Quartz vs. Quartzite

Many of our clients ask us, “what is the difference between the two?” We are here to break it down for you. Quartzite is a natural metamorphic stone, quartzite is created when sandstone is under a lot of extreme heat and pressure from compression of tectonic plates in the earth’s crust. The stone is then […]

Classic Interior Design Ideas For Small Homes

Gone are the days of people wanting big, extravagant homes. Now, people are more interested in downsizing to smaller homes that require less upkeep and give them more money to do things they love. Although the home is smaller than average homes, homeowners do not need to sacrifice style and design. Here are some great, […]

Featured Artist- Lana Nguyen

Lana Nguyen was born and raised in the beautiful city of Kiev, Ukraine. The very first painting she made was when she was only 2 years old with her mom’s red lipstick on a very large mirror. Since then, her parents knew there was a messy little artist in the family. Lana currently lives in United […]

Urbane Design is Featured on Houzz

Urbane Design was hand-picked by Houzz to be featured in an editorial ideabook on the home page of Houzz.  The article is about how to choose a ceiling fan, check it out here.  You can find our featured photo under “Outdoor Ceiling Fans” or just look below… The fan is pretty cool, but how about […]

Featured Artist- Elizabeth Carrington

As some of you may recall, we used to have a monthly spotlight for our favorite artists, and, well…we’ve been pretty terrible at it for some time now (our last spotlight was in 2015!  Oops!).   Our principal, Jessica Love is a self-proclaimed art fanatic and collector.  It has been a dream to one day […]

Q&A With Jessica Love

Who is Jessica Love? One of my greatest strengths is connecting with people; this skill has proven to be a phenomenal asset with over 14 years in the interior design industry.  In addition to being an interior designer, I am an entrepreneur, philanthropist, mentor, mentee, lover of arts, antique enthusiast and world traveler.  In all […]

How to Find a Mattress That Fits Your Antique Bedframe

How to Find a Mattress That Fits Your Antique Bedframe An antique bedframe can offer a beautiful aesthetic for your bedroom, but it can be harder than you think to find a mattress that fits the frame appropriately. Not all antique bedframes take today’s standard size mattress, so finding a match can be a challenge. […]

Greener Homes and Offices

Green building and design are both becoming increasingly important to nearly every home and business today. Between the energy savings, the healthier environment to live and work in, and the environmental impact, there’s a lot of positive benefits to going green. Many commercial offices have already begun making the switch to more eco-friendly materials; now […]