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19Nov, 2013

Ten Steps To A Perfect Room

November 19th, 2013|Curtains & Drapes, Interior Design, Living room, Window Coverings|0 Comments

A few weeks ago, Beyond Blinds Inc. sponsored a fundraiser at the Northern Illinois Food Bank.  The main speaker was Sally Morse, Director of Creative Services for Hunter Douglas.  Sally’s presentation was titled “10 Steps to a Perfect Room.”  Here is a brief summary of the ten steps Sally talked about.

Step 1:  Start with inspiration.  Your inspiration could be a picture you cherish or maybe a dress, or shirt, that you like.  Maybe it is something from your childhood.  It […]

31Oct, 2013

Interior Designer or Interior Decorator: Is There a Difference?

October 31st, 2013|Color, Draperies, Interior Design, Window Coverings|0 Comments

Most people assume that the term “interior designer” and “interior decorator” mean the same thing and are interchangeable titles.  According to the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) the terms are not the same.  Here is a portion of an article that was published in the ASID Illinois Chapter Summer 2013 Newsletter.

An interior designer’s job is to help a client realize the client’s vision for the space, create a space that meets the functional […]