Category: Decorating Tips

Custom Bedding to the Rescue!

Have you spent hours searching for the *perfect* duvet cover and shams and came up empty handed? Unfortunately, there is a void in the marketplace for unique bedding with a wide range of color options. Our solution? Go custom!...

Chic Holiday Decor: White + Gold

Tired of red and green? Opt for a white and gold color scheme for your holiday decor this year! Simply mix and match white accessories, such as vases and glasses, with gold and brass accents, votives and candles. Feeling...

Cohesive Color Palettes

Niche Interiors just completed another home in Pacific Heights – we celebrated with a long (but fun!) photo shoot. This home is the perfect example of how a cohesive color palette works; the rooms all speak to one another...

The Art of Layering Patterns

Are you stumped by how to combine patterns with panache? The trick is to mix prints that feel harmonious but not matchy. Read on for our top two tips! Cohesive color palette. One of the easiest ways to effortlessly...

Family-Friendly Interior Design Tips

Niche Interiors kicked off 2013 by wrapping up two fabulous family-friendly homes in San Francisco and San Anselmo. We welcome the challenge of creating practical, functional AND stylish homes. Start with the basics below and you’ll be well on...

Still Loving…Lucite

Oh, lucite – we never tire of you! Translucent and versatile, lucite is well-suited for both traditional and modern spaces. It’s best used judiciously as an unexpected touch rather than a major focal point. Above: Louis Ghost Chair from DWR,...

Custom Drapery Guide

Need to warm up a stark room in your home? Drapery panels are one of the easiest ways to soften a space, while adding color, pattern, and texture. Get started with our top tips below! 1. Appropriate Fabric, Correct...

Wingback Chairs with a Twist

The classic wingback chair goes from fine to fantastic when re-imagined with these modern design twists! 1. Stylized Wings.  Look for soft protruding wings that transition smoothly into the arms.  Our favorites are Mitchell Gold’s Juliette Chair, Lee Industries Host...

The Scoop on Indoor Air Quality

Do you know how many breaths you take in one day? The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that most Americans spend 90% of their time indoors. By paying closer attention to the products you bring into the home, you can...

Space Planning 101

Most of us in the San Francisco Bay Area have lived in a tight space at some point during our time here. Our Edwardian apartments are oh so charming, but pose a challenge when planning furniture layouts. At Niche...