When remodeling, many people devote a great amount of time to selecting materials, including tile, for their home. While pouring over tile samples be sure to consider an often overlooked detail that can have a huge aesthetic impact on the final outcome: The grout. We will be breaking down your grout selection into three categories: grout joints, grout type, and grout color.
All great designs involve inspired collaboration. Vivian Soliemani Design takes an intelligent & collaborative approach to serving, working, & thinking practical yet elegant interior design with our clients & partners. Celebrate your Bay Area home, with style. Learn more about our local interior design company through these great articles & creative snippets for interior design inspiration & interior design principles alike!
There are various elements that contribute to a captivating and comfortable dining space, however, the item that you and your guests will directly interact with on a regular basis is your furniture. How can we select dining furniture that fosters great meals and lingering conversations?
As we muddle through the winter season we often must deal with less than ideal weather conditions. If there is one place in our home where the ramifications of poor weather affects us most, it is in the mudroom. Working out of Los Gatos, Ca, we don't see too many cold weather months, but we do see our share of rain and mud from the mountainous terrain. We have worked with homeowners in Lake Tahoe, Napa, and outside of California, and the conditions can get more acute in other parts of the country. If you are located in an area where dirt, mud, salt or snow is prevalent than it is best to be smart about the design of this space.
Interior Paint - Every project is unique and so is the process of selecting paint colors. A house with an open plan and a minimal aesthetic may have only one or two different paint colors throughout, while another home may have a different color in each room. Regardless of which category you fall in, there are a few general rules of thumb that always apply.
In addition to carpeting and wood flooring as discussed in Part 1 of our flooring in interior design , there are a variety of natural and man made hard surface options that may fit your residential flooring needs.
In the market for a new area rug?Enriching your interior design scheme with a rug requires some research and planning. Aside from size and material content, the main determining factor of a rugs cost, quality and durability is the construction.
Learn about the important factors involved with choosing flooring. Deciding between carpeting or hardwood flooring has as much to do with wood or carpet aesthetic appeal or material cost, as it does with functional usage & durability overtime. We will discuss two common flooring types: Carpeted Floors and Hardwood Floors.
Summer is here and grills are firing up across the country. Over the last few years we have noticed that many of our clients are interested in doing more than setting up a grill in their backyard, they want a designated outdoor kitchen that caters to the needs of the serious entertainer.
Whether outfitting a closet with custom millwork or using an off the shelf system, here are a few basic steps to maximize storage space.
Gone are the days of a formal receiving room or a parlor. It’s now more likely that you have a family room, sitting room, great room or playroom.
Selecting furniture for your home is an exciting venture, but too often people become overwhelmed by the task.
The powder room is a great design opportunity where bold decisions have maximum impact. It is also an important room to get right.
We're proud to announce recent publication of our work in The Luxury of Home architectural and interior design
A publication from the Los Altos Town Crier on one of our client projects, the home of Michelle and Peter Detkin in Los Altos Hills, Ca.
The development of a successful material palette is an exercise that is at the core of the design process. If you are remodeling take cues from existing materials and surfaces, if you are building from the ground up collaborate with the architect
In order to get them most out of your home interior design, it is important to utilize every livable area, including the exterior space design. The best way to do this is to create dynamic and inviting interior-exterior areas.
Interior design options sometimes include wallcoverings over traditional paint & texture. Most people are aware that wallcovering went through a bit of a rough patch.
With regards to your homes interior design, it is important for your kitchen to look beautiful and to be highly functional. When imperative for the users needs to be the driving force behind every decision. Many variables are taken into consideration in achieving the best kitchen design for your needs.
The Bay Area Interior Design scene is one saturated with construction, remodeling, and design firms alike. Amongst the wave of options, Vivian Soliemani Design Inc. has nestled itself into a lavish and niche position.
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See a informative Q&A session with Vsol Design Inc. founder, Vivian Soliemani.
We're proud to present a short list of our company and teams awards from the past 15 years.