Posts Categorized: Interior Design

  • A few expertly coordinated fine fabrics from our newly organized materials library.

    For Fabric and Wallpaper, You’ve Been Looking In the Wrong Place

    It’s no secret – we love wallpaper and custom upholstery. If you’ve ever stopped in and spoken with any of our designers about it, chances are they’ve gushed to you about their favorite new sample that we just got in. (“The most gorgeous wallpaper ever!”) If finding the perfect material has left you scratching your… Read more »

  • Perfect for fall and winter, faux fur is animal-friendly and adds a dose of warmth to your décor.

    Perspective: A Man’s Take on Faux Fur Decor

    Interior Design, Trends

    Interior design can be a female-dominated world (our own office is a ratio of 4:1), so when dealing with clients we always try to make sure that the husband/fiancé/boyfriend/bachelor’s voice is heard loud and clear. Therefore, with the chilly fall weather rapidly approaching, we wanted to get a male perspective on one of our favorite… Read more »

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    Line We Love: Phillips Collection

    For our clients with discerning taste and a desire for unique statement pieces, there’s one vendor that we know is always sure to please. Pulling inspiration from one of a kind pieces found in Southeast Asia, Africa, and the Pacific Rim, this furniture is anything but ordinary. Our designers agree. “Finding interesting non-traditional art can… Read more »

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    Surprise, Surprise: A Sweet Design Makeover

    Interior Design

    We love a good surprise. A client recently came to us for help with a special surprise for her fiance – to transform his one-bedroom loft of hand-me-down furniture into a chic and inspiring space.   In the span of only a week, using a combination of staging, floor model, and quick-ship pieces, we were… Read more »

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    Home Color Tips & Tricks!

    Having trouble deciding what colors to use in your home? Are decisions about colors more of a headache than anything? Here at Busybee, color happens to be our specialty. Our designers are well versed in everything from Amethyst to Zucchini. If you’re on the drab side of the spectrum, infusing color can be tricky: What… Read more »

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    Designing Your Dream Office

    Interior Design

    Calling all worker bees! Is your office lacking excitement? Is it lacking that special something that evokes your employees to produce greatness? This week, we researched famous offices of social media giants to help inspire smaller companies that want to create the ideal environment. From Groupon’s indoor swings, Facebook’s “Wall” for employees to post comments, Portland-based… Read more »

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    Rock the Casbah: Alexis’ Moroccan Adventure

    Interior Design, Trends

    This past spring our lead designer, Alexis Pew, took a whirlwind trip through Morocco and Spain, giving her a chance to take in one of our favorite design styles. Here’s a look at what inspired her along the way, as well as some of our suggestions for how to translate this look into your home…. Read more »

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    Brands We Love: Monte Design

    Interior Design

    There are so many reasons why we carry this incredible line of glider recliners and children’s furniture (we’re the only retailer in Philly!) but let’s start with the first: You guys love it as much as we do!  Monte Design is becoming increasingly popular among our customers who come  in asking about it all of… Read more »

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    SOUTH BEACH STYLE.

    Interior Design, Trends

    We love you, Miami! Our designers recently stayed at the Surfcomber Hotel in South Beach while on-site for a client project. More than just another hotel, the Surfcomber was a source of inspiration for us, with its relaxed but chic surf-inspired décor – featuring many of our designers’ favorite furniture lines! The bright colors, sleek silhouettes,… Read more »

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    Signs of Summer