Exterior Living Spaces

Designing Great Exterior Living Spaces With the advent of spring many of our clients look to us for help in carrying the interiors of their home through to the outdoors. We use the same principles of design as of those we follow in designing interiors, the subtle blending of proportion, scale, texture, color and light is the success of any room. Exterior living spaces should be cohesive with the interior, designed to flow seamlessly from inside to out. Not only … Read More

A Study of the Home

A Study of the Home by Beverly Farrington Alm The days are getting longer and the sun seems to be popping its head from the clouds more often making us hopeful that spring will soon be here. So, while we wait, it’s a perfect time to sit by the fire and become introspective ‐ to think about, observe and cherish what is abundant and attend to what is lacking. In this same way, we think about our homes. We can … Read More

Lighting Design

Lighting Design Whether its natural light streaming in the windows or strategically placed can lighting in your kitchen, there is no doubt a well-lit home is a happy place to be. Lighting design is a very important piece of the puzzle when designing a home. From lamps to chandeliers and sconces to can lighting. We at Accents of the South think of all the possibilities to give you a well-lit home. You could even say that lighting is our strong … Read More

Market Finds and Design Trends for 2019

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Market Finds and Design Trends for 2019 It’s market time in the design world and we at Accents of the South love going to market to find fresh new ideas and to see what is trending. This year did not disappoint! We rounded up our favorite market finds and listed what we think we shall see as design trends in 2019!  Color, Color, Color Its no surprise that we love color! Seeing bold, rich hues at market was exciting for … Read More

Design Excellence Awards 2018

ASID DESIGN EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2018   We are so honored to have won in all categories again this year at the ASID Design Excellence Awards! The Design Excellence Awards were established to recognize the skills, creativity and innovation of the talented ASID Alabama practitioner members who inspire us all, peers and consumers alike.  We at Accents of the South strive to inspire all of you through our designs. We are thankful for our amazing clients for giving us the opportunity to … Read More

LED Lighting Today

LED Lighting Today With rapidly evolving technology, LED lighting is the future of how we use and see lighting in our homes. For most homeowners it can be a daunting task when choosing the correct LED fixture and or bulb for their home. Lauren recently discussed the trends, benefits and advancements of LED lighting with Ed Jaco, showroom manager at Inline Lighting.  Though we at Accents of the South and others in the design industry have been utilizing LED lighting … Read More

Before & After: Men’s Study

Before and After: Men’s Study   Sallie is giving us a behind the scenes look on how this Before and After: Men’s Study went from mundane to extraordinary. This handsome den got a complete makeover from top to bottom. Showing you that the “man cave” can be a place of sophistication.   The Before     This space was formerly a study right off the foyer. It was non-functional and under-utilized. An awkwardly placed closet left a narrow niche which … Read More

Color Spotlight: GREEN

Color Spotlight: Green With the approach of Spring and St. Patrick’s day right around the corner we’re excited to dish on this week’s color spotlight, green! Green is on trend this year and we love seeing it everywhere.  We are diving in on tips on how to use the color green with some of our favorite green paint colors! Source The Color Green Green is the color of, renewal, nature, and energy, and is associated with meanings of growth, harmony, … Read More

Why you can Afford to hire and Interior Designer

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Why you can Afford to Hire an Interior Designer Have you considered hiring an interior designer but thought you might not be able to afford one? Hiring an interior designer is more attainable than you think and in some aspects could actually save you money. In the days of Pinterest, Houzz and HGTV you might feel confident in making the right choices for your home. But sometimes all those pins and idea-boards can get overwhelming. “This is pretty, but would … Read More

Why you need an Interior Designer

Why you need an Interior Designer When you think about hiring an interior designer you might zero in on aesthetics: wall colors, window treatments, pillow patterns. But that’s just scratching the surface of what we do at Accents of the South. This post is to describe the process of how we work and why you might need to hire us! You may have a vision for your home, but we can help you clarify it and bring it to life. Our … Read More

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