Virtual Interior Design Services

Now more than ever, home is a place of comfort, safety and refuge. We work, teach our children, eat, play, and sleep within four walls. Our homes protect us, bring us comfort, and give us the confidence we need to tackle whatever life throws our way. At Urbane Design, we understand the deep importance of…

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Practice Feng Shui Today

As many of you know, at Urbane Design we practice Feng Shui on a daily basis and integrate the principles into each space we design.  Since a lot of us are finding more time on our hands while social distancing and spending more time at home, there is no better time to practice Feng Shui…

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Feng Shui in Hallways

Hallways connect the rooms and floors of our homes and are the passageways through which we, along with the vital energy that nurtures our homes, travel.  We like to approach hallways as a room and adorn them with their own unique qualities.  The longer, thinner and darker a hallway, the more people are compelled to…

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Feng Shui: Do’s and Don’ts in a Bathroom

The Chinese have a saying:  “A clean and beautiful bathroom is the key to health, peace and wealth.”  Your bathroom should be a retreat; a place where you can relax and pamper yourself. Do hang mirrors on the outside of the bathroom door if the bathroom happens to be in a wealth area (SE, E…

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Feng Shui: Do’s and Don’ts in a Kitchen

Food represents wealth therefore the kitchen is regarded as the source of general well-being.  If you prepare food in a kitchen with good feng shui the people who consume it will carry the benefits throughout the day. Do have a light and airy kitchen with little clutter. Don’t have the kitchen too close to the…

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Announcing a Brand New World of Opportunity

Announcing a Brand New World of Opportunity A Letter To Our Clients We are proud to announce that we are changing our business name from Designer Showcase to Urbane Design. A step ahead of our growing market; we wanted an up-to-date brand which would reflect our innovative and chic design style, but most importantly one…

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Feng Shui: Do’s in a Family Room

In the modern day home, the family room is the center; it is essential that chi flows freely and has easy access to the rest of your home.  With its central location it is associated with the earth element and the color yellow, because of its lively function the family room is yang. Do have…

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Feng Shui: Do’s and Don’ts in a Living Room

A living room needs to be warm and inviting; a happy place in which to entertain and for your family to gather.  This room regardless of the décor will affect your friendships, family relationships and your success- the chi should flow in a lively fashion. Do place a large or heavy piece of furniture in…

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Feng Shui: Do’s and Don’ts in a Home Office

Whether you work from home or simply have a study or work station, you need to separate its activity from your home life because each has a different pattern of chi.  In an ideal world there should be a completely separate entrance into your home office so you can easily move from one mode into…

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Feng Shui: Do’s and Don’ts in a Garden

An appealing exterior will help attract healthful chi and will improve your homes overall feng shui.  Whether you have a large backyard, a small courtyard or potted plants on a balcony, the idea of harmony applies just as much in your garden as it does in your home. Do have your garden appear as though…

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Feng Shui: Do’s and Don’ts in a Dining Room

The Chinese believe you should not be distracted from the food or the company during a meal because eating feeds the body and the spirit. Do put images of food and fruit in the East area of your dining room to represent the abundance and sustenance that you want to attract to your table and…

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Feng Shui: Do’s and Dont’s in a Bedroom

The bedroom is a private place where we rejuvenate and regain physical and spiritual strength- it should be peaceful, secure and subdued.  The happiness of marriage, and the health and wealth of a couple can be affected by the feng shui of the bedroom.  We spend approximately one third of our lives sleeping, which is…

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