What They Don’t Show You on HGTV: Interior Design Reality Check

Interior Design has become more well known in mainstream society thanks in part to shows like The Property Brothers, Fixer Upper, and House Hunters. While these shows are fun to watch (and believe me, designers watch these shows too!) and the end product is often impressive, the journey to get there is far from what […]

The Case for Custom: 3 Reasons to Consider Custom Furniture and Upholstery

How many times have you seen the same sofa or coffee table show up across various homes on Instagram or Facebook? How often have you seen the same decor in multiple of your friends’ homes? Many retailers offer furniture and decor options with mass appeal…and the masses always buy. The problem this creates is that […]

How to Prepare for Your Initial Interior Design Consultation

Today on the AMR | Design Blog, we discuss some practical ways that you can prepare for your initial Interior Design Consultation. This consultation is a necessary part of starting our relationship off right with transparency, clear expectations and great communication. The design consultation is an important part of our process because it allows you […]

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Father’s Day: Celebrations & Renovations for Him

Do you know the history behind the holiday? The first Father’s Day celebration took place over one hundred years ago in 1908 but didn’t become a nationally recognized holiday until 1924 (sorry, guys!). Some say the first celebration took place in Washington state, while others claim the first day to commemorate fatherhood was held in […]