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BEFORE AND AFTER PICTURES OF A ZEN CONTEMPORARY FAMILY HOME

BEFORE AND AFTER PICTURES OF A ZEN CONTEMPORARY FAMILY HOME

Located in the Upper East Side Manhattan, NY, we designed a a zen contemporary family home in the heart of bustling Manhattan.

Before and After pictures of the Kitchen and Dining area:

Before Kitchen and Dining Area

Before Kitchen and Dining Area

Before - Dining Room

Before - Dining Room

After Kitchen and Dining area + Living room

After Kitchen and Dining area + Living room

The open kitchen is sleek and modern with meticulous detail, including white high-gloss cabinetry, appliances by Bosch, Jenn-air, Liebherr and a massive granite breakfast island that can comfortably seat four or more.

The separate dining area (below) is perfect for formal dinner gatherings:

Before - Dining Room

Before - Dining Room

Before Living room and Kitchen

After - Dining Room  We chose an Organic Hemp Broadway Blue Wallpaper to cover the dining area's wall and make it a very comfortable place to receive guests - it brings in texture, personality and a chic quality to the space.

After - Dining Room

We chose an Organic Hemp Broadway Blue Wallpaper to cover the dining area's wall and make it a very comfortable place to receive guests - it brings in texture, personality and a chic quality to the space.

After Living Room and Kitchen

After Living Room and Kitchen

The generous living room has been designed to be a place where family and guests gather for group recreation like talking, reading, and watching TV. 

The Entertainment center has been custom designed by Marie Burgos Design.

Featured Accessories that will be very soon on sale at our online store! 

  • Bonbon Chouval Bleu de mer in Hig - fired glazed ceramic

  • Pillows:

    • “Terra” Pillow Bonbon Chouval in natural linen, organic felt and gold By MBD

    • “Yin” Pillow Bonbon Chouval in natural linen, organic felt and gold By MBD

    • “Yang” Pillow Bonbon Chouval in natural linen, organic felt and gold By MBD

 

By Anaïs Gibaud

 

 

"When Kathy met Rally"... A Colorful, Textile, Exotic Story

"When Kathy met Rally" , Katherine Rally Textiles was born... is a fairy tale story just out of the design world!!!

Rally is an architect originally from Nashville and Kathy is an interior designer born and raised in the desert of Arizona.

This lovely couple and their two little children are the creators of Katherine Rally Textiles.

They started their journey together in Bali in 2002, with a backpacking trip which lead them to create their own line of batiks inspired by their love of travel, textiles and design.

If your read my blog regularly, you know that I love color... and also that every color has a meaning...

Katherine Rally Textiles has created just an answer to your every needs of color  with a beautiful range of fabrics, pillows and accessories in vibrant colors and amazing patterns that transports you to exotic places, revamp your surroundings to happiness and adds just the flair your home needs!

Discover some of their fabulous fabrics and pillows patterns here with collections names such as  "Les Amis", "Joie de Vivre", "Gemstone", "Monaco" or "Africa" .... all Happy friendly names!!

Garden gate blue pillow- A beautiful royal blue to create a very chic space!

Pondicherry in Pink Coral Pillow- LOVE Pink Coral!! This is a great color to do your summer home and add some glamour in your space. The bold pattern brings elegance and exoticism. Can you imagine your bedroom with pure white bedding, and coral pillows! How glam!

Monaco in Tangerine Pillow - This tangerine color pillow is so sunny and happy. It really brings sunshine to your space. Perfect to revive your living room!

Joie de Vivre Tablecloth in Empire Red - Great pattern and color for a garden party! Your guests will remember such a decor!

Here are other colors on  napkins. Plenty of ways to revamp a table for a summer meal out!

Balian Pillow in Kelly Green- So refreshing and chic! Green is this special color that feels healthy and alive and always gives a fresh look to any room!

So now, are you ready to revamp your home with some great exotic colors and patterns?

For more information about interior design and Feng Shui, visit www.marieburgosdesign.com and email marie@marieburgosdesign.com

A place to seat in the foyer...

The foyer being the first space that you see when entering a home, it is important to make it inviting.

According to Feng Shui, The entrance of your home is also the "mouth of Chi", which is the entrance for good energy. This energy nourishes all your home, your goals and dreams. You want to make sure that your entrance allows the most good energy to come in your space with some great Feng Shui tips for your home entrance.

Here are some great examples of design for a welcoming and elegant foyer.

Let me know which one is your favorite...

A mirror in the entrance is a great way to enhance the good energy and double the luck!

All the Feng Shui natural elements are represented in the entrance. Water with the mirror, earth with the coral accent and ceramic vase, wood with the 3 stools and green plant, metal with the metal Buddha accent and the white console, Fire with the abundance of wood items that nourishes the fire.

Love this well lit entrance. This is really creating a great energy .

Foyer design- Woodson & Rummerfield

Beautiful mirror and lots of great Feng shui elements with the Asian figurines and the gracious orchids.

Love the ikat style fabric on this sofette. The wall medalion is very vintage and elegant.

A very balanced and chic foyer. The dark wood lacquered console is one of my favorite piece. The simplicity of this classic style foyer is very pleasing.

Which one of these foyer is your favorite?

Let me know by leaving me a comment on the blog. Thank you.

For more information about interior design and Feng Shui, please email marie@marieburgosdesign.com and visit www.marieburgosdesign.com

The Yellow stripes Look in Design

Bathroom design with Yellow stripes tiles

Love this small mosaic tiles! This Bathroom Design reminds me of a chic Moroccan style bathroom of a fabulous hotel resort.

With the arrival of spring, it is time to use  light, sunny, happy colors for your home for more enjoyment of the warm season. Yellow stripes help achieve a really happy design look. You can use them on walls, furniture pieces, accessories, even ceilings!

Discover some great ways to apply yellow & white stripes all around your home.

Headboard with Yellow Stripes - Design Laura Casey

Elegant headboard design stripe look designed by Laura Casey.

Kelly Wearstler's take on yellow and black stripes. This decor definitely has that California, Hollywood Regency feel to it.

Yellow and white stripes sofa

Doesn't it look extremely inviting? The stripes pattern gives a chic beach look to this classic style sofa.

Very Pretty vanity design with a distinctive yellow and white stripe wallpaper. The yellow pouf is really adds a very comfortable feminine touch.

Nursery

This beautiful nursery design showcases a yellow and white stripes ceiling. A fun ceiling pattern for a baby to stare at...

Bedroom design with yellow and white stripes wallpaper. Very relaxing setting for this bohemian look bedroom design.

Yellow White Stripes Cotton Pillow

Yellow White Stripes Cotton Pillow from Etsy

Bathroom Design with yellow stripes

Bathroom Design with yellow stripes. Very elegant! The details of the straw shade and huge sea shell create a theme that makes me think of vacations...

Beautiful yellow stripes curtains

These yellow and white curtains give a very sunny look to this elegant drawing room.

Hope you have seen some great ways to create sunny rooms for the upcoming summer season... it is all about using yellow stripes!

For more information about interior design and Feng Shui, email marie@marieburgosdesign.com and visit www.marieburgosdesign.com

Orange color in your Home Design!

picture-322 Orange is probably one of the happiest colors you could use. It's a blues lifter. A health promoter. And it just makes you feel better. You don't grab for a glass of grape juice when your sick. It's the orange stuff we drink! Orange has a sense of warmth and liveliness to it. It makes you think of energy and movement.

Orange color is a symbol of enthusiasm, creativity, warmth, play, endurance and vitality, it also known as a power color. As a dynamic color which has a red and yellow elements, blend together creating an aggression and also cheerful at the same time. You can decorate your house with orange furniture, wallpaper, bed cover, lamp shade or any other ornaments. Orange could be easily showcased with a neutral background. Once you apply some orange, your room will just pop. This color is really  known as an element which effects in people daily life, choosing the right orange color tone  for your house will be a great mood booster.

Here some beautiful designed room for your inspirations!

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Wonderful pair of orange velvet wing chair - Kelly Hoppen

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Classic interior with a burnt orange background.

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Orange is a confidence booster! It has been wonderfully used in this hip lounge/ bar. Invite this lady to dance!!

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Orange is beautifully complementing the white/ chocolate decor.- Metropolitan Home

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Another great color combination! Orange is adding life to the light and dark grey wall and furniture pieces.

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Look up! This ceiling had a beautiful glossy orange treatment.

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My favorite! Luxurious design bedroom with just a touch of orange in a shiny velvet fabric for accent pillows and bed cover.-Kelly Hoppen

For more information about Interior Design and Feng Shui email Marie Burgos at marie@marieburgosdesign.com and visit our website on www.marieburgosdesign.com

Have you used orange paint or accessories in your home? Do you think that you are likely to use orange in your home in the near future? If so please let me know about it by leaving a comment on the Blog!

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