TAMPA INTERIOR DESIGN FIRM RECOGNIZED BEST BY HOUZZ.COM

While we’re not necessarily accustomed to tooting our own horn, we are quite proud of moments when we’ve been recognized for providing high quality interior design work for our clients in Tampa Bay and beyond. Recognized as a leading Tampa Bay interior design firm by Houzz.com Houzz.com is, as they state on their website, a platform for home remodeling and design, bringing homeowners and home professionals together in a uniquely visual community. We’ve been fortunate to partner with house for the last few years have become engaged with clients and their home redesign projects because of that relationship. You can view our portfolio and profile on Houzz.com by clicking here. Throughout each y

WILL RESTORATION HARDWARE TAMPA INFLUENCE THE DESIGN OF YOUR HOME?

Everyone in Tampa seems to be excited about the opening of the new Restoration Hardware at International Plaza. And rightfully so — the new RH store is itself a work of art, a design concept that’s big, bold and absolutely beautiful. Whereas many retailers are slimming down their brick and mortar retail footprint, RH is banking on a mind-blowing “catalog come to life” approach. Their goal is to create an experience — one that will resonate with people beginning to redesign their homes or add to existing decor. Restoration Hardware offers a vast selection of lighting, furniture, bath/bedroom, rugs, art and everything you need to completely custom design the interior of your Tampa area residen

LOOK FOR TURN-KEY INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES IN TAMPA

Whether you’re redesigning a home you’ve lived in for years or are customizing the interior of a brand new home, you may be looking for help from an interior designer or firm. And whether you’re in a 7,000 square foot mansion at Lake Nona in Orlando or a 3,500 square foot bungalow off Bayshore Boulevard in Hyde Park in Tampa, the design approach will be the same. So, where do you begin? Well, if you’ve ever walked into a room in your home and wondered how to turn it into something “like you see in design magazines,” then you probably understand that you’ll need to establish a relationship with a designer. An interior designer — like the team at Crespo Design Group Group — can work closely wi

TAMPA INTERIOR DESIGN QUESTION: HOW TO DESCRIBE THE STYLE LOOK YOU WANT

How would you describe the overall look that you want to give your home? It’s an important question and one that helps ‘set the tone’ and give direction to the relationship between you and your designer. While a designer is accustomed to talking about certain styles of decorating — and knows exactly what those terms mean — it’s often a little harder for the client to describe the look or style they’re going for. We might say casual or contemporary or modern or traditional. A client might use those words too, but they also may describe the decor they’re seeking as coastal, airy, ‘the Miami Beach, look, super Italian, Victorian or a dozen other descriptive words. The most important thing is to

IMPACT OF INTERIOR DESIGN HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES ON TAMPA BAY AREA INTERIORS

In one month, the 31st Annual Interior Design Hall of Fame Awards Gala will be held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City to celebrate the 2015 inductees. Per Interior Design, “this year’s inductees are John Cetra and Nancy J. Ruddy of CetraRuddy; Peter Ippolito and Gunter Fleitz of Ippolito Fleitz Group—Identity Architects; Primo Orpilla and Verda Alexander of Studio O+A; and Roger P. Thomas of Wynn Design and Development.” “The Hall of Fame honors architects, interior designers, and industry luminaries whose talent, vision, and dedication contribute to the progression of the positive impact of design everywhere,” says Allen, “This year we explore collaboration in its most intimate form—p