The Benefits Of A Great General Contractor

If you’re considering a home remodel, your head is likely spinning thinking about all the different people you’ll need to hire. This is where great general contractors come in. These are construction professionals with a large network of subcontractors that are trained in all areas of construction and can keep your remodel moving smoothly. A…

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Jessica Love Named As a Top Interior Design Influencer 2022

Jessica Love Named As a Top Interior Design Influencer 2022 The annual Top 200 Influencers in the Interior Design Industry has just been released for 2022. Presented by Fixr.com, the exclusive list recognizes outstanding contributions and innovation at an important time for home design.  Fixr.com chose interior designers and experts in related fields using a…

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6 Reasons Designers Won’t Disclose Their Resources for Free

It’s not uncommon for someone to message us on Instagram or send us an email asking for information about one of our projects they’ve seen online. Maybe they’re considering DIY-ing their own home renovation, or just looking for new pieces to spruce up a room in their space. We’ve been asked to provide details about…

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How To Choose An Interior Designer

Hiring an interior designer can feel like a daunting task. In major metropolitan markets, there can be dozens of designers or design firms to choose from. How do you know that you’re choosing the best team for your project? We’re here to help you feel prepared and confident as you begin vetting interior designers for…

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If You Want to Build a Home, Be Prepared for the Process

Building your dream home is one of the most exciting things you’ll ever do in your entire life. However, this doesn’t mean that every step will fill you with joy. If you prepare yourself for a long wait and an even longer list of things to pay for, you’ll soon(ish) be a proud homeowner. If…

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Complete These Tasks To Sell Your Home Quickly

Interior Design by Urbane Design The goal of every home seller is to complete a rapid sale and receive a great price for the house. Buyers today want move-in-ready properties that currently have the features they are looking for. If you leave repair projects unfinished, you can expect a lower offer for your dwelling and…

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Psychological Effects of Color in Interior Design

Interior Design by Urbane Design Do you know that colors affect how you feel? Some colors can make you feel relaxed, tensed, happy, sad, energized, or calm. Although the concept of colors may sound straightforward and simple, there are some intricacies in it. That is why we have the interior design niche. Here, you can…

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The Interior Design Project Management Triangle

There is a project management framework called The Triple Constraint, Project Management Triangle or Iron Triangle that states that all projects contain three constraints: time, scope and cost. You can prioritize two, and any time a change is posed to one of the chosen elements, something else must change. For example, if you want your…

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Common Design Mistakes to Avoid a Home Renovation

Interior Design by Urbane Design Renovating your home can be a huge, daunting project. When renovating, you could be focusing on more technical things, such as replacing old electrical wires with new ones. On the flip side, your focus may be honed in on the design and cosmetic look of your home. Either way, there…

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DIY Home Projects: Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

DIY Home Projects: Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them February 5, 2021 In Kitchen Renovation By Mary If you’ve ever done any DIY project then you know there’s nothing like the feeling you get after completing a task that you worked hard to finish. And not only are DIY activities fun, but they also…

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Jessica Love Named Fixr’s Top Interior Design Influencer in 2021

Jessica Love Named As a Top Interior Design Influencer in 2021 The annual Top 200 Interior Design Influencers, presented by Fixr, is an exclusive list that recognizes excellence and innovation in the design industry. Fixr employs a rigorous methodology to assemble this authoritative compilation of design visionaries, based on subject matter expertise, social media and…

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Austin Life Magazine- The Backyard Project

You may not know much about The Backyard Project unless you follow Urbane Design on Instagram.  We are overjoyed that Austin Life Magazine has featured the project in their February issue.  Check it out here. Quincy Wakefield in progress. The first artist Jessica brought on board was Quincy Wakefield. “When Jessica first mentioned the idea…

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