Unique Dining Table and Chair Combinations – Friday’s Look of the Day

By | 2017-05-26T15:05:37+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Categories: FRIDAYS LiLu Look of the Day|Tags: , , , , , , |

Today's look of the day is Unique Dining Table and Chair Combinations.   Your dining room table and chairs do not need to be a match that you purchase in a store.  You can mix them up  such as wood with metal, stone tops with metal bases with upholstered chairs, chrome mixed with dark metal, [...]

Classic Family Dining Room Design: Peek at a Project

By | 2017-05-22T07:43:13+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Family Friendly, Interior Spaces, Kitchen Design, MONDAYS Peek at a LiLu Project, Our Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Ally Evander, Allied Member ASID This casual dining space off of the kitchen needed to seat a family of six plus occasional guests. We didn't have much space to work with. So we designed an 8 foot long table with two benches and 6 chairs. Also nearby are 7 counter stools. The design does [...]

Great Chairs For Aging In Place – Friday’s Look of the Day

By | 2017-05-19T09:01:01+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Categories: Fabulous Furniture, FRIDAYS LiLu Look of the Day|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Ally Evander, Allied Member ASID They say the trick to aging gracefully is to enjoy it. We say, get yourself a great chair! This week on the blog, we've been exploring ways to make aging in place more comfortable. Did you know that your furniture can contribute to and support your health? Think about [...]

Aging In Place By Design-According to LiLu

By | 2017-05-17T15:12:17+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: According to LiLu|Tags: , , , , |

By Lisa Peck, ASID Aging in place by design is an approach to thinking about your home as a place you will live while you are young, like now, and as you age! Not everyone likes to think about aging and the associated issues but even the youngest among us might benefit from designing a [...]

Aging in Place – Peek at a Project

By | 2017-05-18T08:45:57+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Interior Spaces, MONDAYS Peek at a LiLu Project, Our Work, Sustainable Design|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Aging in Place is today's Peek at a Project.  You may recognize this project from a couple weeks ago where we shared with you the green, sustainable and net zero side of the house but did you also know that many of the key decisions that were made in this house directly relating to Aging [...]

Fabulous Finds: Our Favorite Apartment Size Sofas – Friday’s Look of the Day

By | 2017-05-12T07:59:11+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: FRIDAYS LiLu Look of the Day|Tags: , , , , , , |

Friday's Look of the Day - Here is a peek at our favorite apartment size sofas. Scale is critical when selecting furniture for your space. This week we have been looking at what life looks like in the empty nester stage and tips for downsizing and re- imagining life and rethinking the design of your home. Scale [...]

Designing a New Life and Home for the Empty Nester Phase of Life- According to LiLu

By | 2017-05-10T17:47:28+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: According to LiLu|Tags: , , , , , , |

By Lisa Peck, ASID Becoming an empty nester is a new phase of life for many of us in our middle years. Remember going off to college and feeling the exhilaration knowing the possibilities for reinventing yourself, exploring new horizons and the great opportunity to expand your interests and enthusiasm. If you are entering your [...]

Urban Cabin – Peek at a Project

By | 2017-05-08T08:58:36+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Interior Spaces, MONDAYS Peek at a LiLu Project, Our Work|Tags: , , , , |

This Urban Cabin is our Peek at a Project for a couple who is re-imagining their life as they enter a new stage as empty nesters.  This condo in Minneapolis is a place where they can come and stay for the weekend together; Head out to see a play at the Guthrie, catch a game at the [...]

The Story Behind Green Design Stories—Friday’s Look of the Day

By | 2017-05-09T10:24:12+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Categories: FRIDAYS LiLu Look of the Day|Tags: , , , , , , |

Did you know that sustainable and energy efficient materials all come with a green design story? And by knowing more about a material—everything from manufacturing to lifecycle—homeowners can make more informed decisions. “We would not have been able to keep up with the research alone,” Mark said. “LiLu not only found the materials, but they [...]