5 Tips to Creating a Relaxing Atmosphere in Your Home

Interior Design by:  Urbane Design We consider our home as our personal sanctuary, but few people create an environment in which we are truly relaxed. Creating a relaxing atmosphere in your home can help you relieve daily stress, allow you to stretch out, and improve your mood.  Here are 5 tips to create a relaxing […]

Make Your Bedroom the Ideal Space for Great Sleep

Follow these 10 steps to turn your bedroom into a serene sleep oasis By Beth Krietsch HELPFUL RESOURCES At Mattress Advisor, you’ll find comprehensive, unbiased reviews on the best mattresses and bedding products and thoroughly researched tips for getting your best sleep. TAKE MATTRESS QUIZ Few things in life are as satisfying as a good […]

How to Create a Home that Supports your Well-Being and Reduces Stress

Your home should be your sanctuary, a place away from the stress and chaos of the outside world. While that sounds good in theory, it can feel more difficult to create a warm and soothing home environment in practice. So, if you are ready to create a home that supports your well-being and reduces stress, […]

8 Ways to Optimize Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

Part of quality design is building functionality. In styling your bedroom, it is important to optimize your room for quality sleep, making it a sleep haven. Confidence starts at home; having the right sleep environment and sleep hardware is essential for building a warm, tranquil atmosphere. Whether you are designing on your own or using […]

A Beginner’s Guide:  Working with An Interior Designer for The First Time

I have wanted to write on this subject for a while as I personally work with a lot of first timer’s, as such I have spent a significant amount of time note taking and collecting data.  If you have never worked with an interior designer before, the idea of hiring someone can feel like a daunting […]

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, […]

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 […]

Why Hire a Designer and what is the Difference between and Interior Designer and a Decorator?

Interior designers specialize in creating a home environment that supports the health, safety and welfare of the client.  Interior Design involves many practical and procedural considerations that affect comfort, function and safety. A good interior designer conveys an objective, creative and critical eye as well as an artistic flair to your home.  Equally important, a […]

How to Make Your Home Elegant and Environmentally Friendly

Green living is more than a fad. It is a conscious way of existing that more and more people are embracing every day. For those who have been researching and implementing environmentally friendly elements to their homes for years, green living is essentially second nature to them. But for those who are in the process […]