Interior Design Tips & Tricks

Lilu Blog

Minneapolis, MN

Equally committed to constructing inspiring thoughts as we are to creating fabulous interiors. We share our love for both right here every Sunday and Wednesday.

13 August 2009
By repeating some of the details in the original paneling in this room in the custom cabinet for the room the cabinet feels at home. Ahhhh…so comfortable in the...
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12 August 2009
by Lisa Peck A recent installation of outdoor furniture is full of fun details and beautiful outdoor fabrics. The client loves to have friends and family over to enjoy...
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11 August 2009
by Lisa Peck Here’s the problem. You have a great bathtub with a beautiful window above it in you master bath. You want light, you want privacy, you don’t...
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10 August 2009
by Lisa Peck As a design student I was given an assignment to keep a design journal. This is the best thing I could have done as a student...
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8 August 2009
If these lamps can’t create atmosphere… Baker Furniture Objet Insolite Blackbird Lighting Aqua Creations
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7 August 2009
By Lisa Peck A great case piece can be a focal point…and set the tone for a room. Bolier and Company Christopher Guy Jeup Furniture Oly
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6 August 2009
by Lisa Peck A table is a table…or can it tell a story? Bolier and Company Oly Studio The Old Wood Company
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5 August 2009
by Lisa Peck Yes…these chairs are wonderful to see! Bolier and Company Christopher Guy Jeup Furniture Dakota Jackson
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4 August 2009
by Lisa Peck Here are some mirrors with a presence that would warrant a role in a movie set. Theodore Alexander Ironies Tuell + Reynolds APF Munn Masters Framemakers...
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3 August 2009
by Lisa Peck I have an admission to make, I like movies but not for the great dialogue, superb direction or wonderful storytelling. A byproduct of being a designer...
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31 July 2009
by Lisa Peck I love the simple forms of new and old pieces from the Italian design consortium Sawaya & Moroni. See more at Sawaya & Moroni.
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30 July 2009
by Lisa Peck Also at the ICFF this spring was this up and coming furniture designer, Talitha James. I loved her desk and also enjoyed the  process sketches and...
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29 July 2009
By Lisa Peck Misewell, whose furnishings appeared at the ICFF show this spring does a beautiful job with combining natural and industrial materials in simple designs. Stretch coat rack...
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28 July 2009
By Lisa Peck In keeping with our inspiration about good design appearing effortless, I am going to feature furniture design this week that has details so clean, lines so...
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27 July 2009
by Lisa Peck I love to read about the creative process. I often read about how others…writers, scientists, dancers, photographers, architects approach their work and what inspires them. How...
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24 July 2009
By Lisa Peck, ASID When looking for inspiration from the past there are many local places to visit to see textiles, sculpture, and other artifacts that you can use...
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23 July 2009
by Lisa Peck, ASID Scandinavia is a rich resource for patterns in textiles and painted ornanment. The needlework and patterns of Scandinavia can be seen in these current products....
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22 July 2009
By Lisa Peck Many of us are so familiar with patterns drawn from traditional Indian fabrics and architecture that we may not even realize the origins of paisley and...
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21 July 2009
By Lisa Peck, ASID Traditional fabrics from all over the world are influencing interiors design. Africa is one area that is rich in traditional patterns and methods that can...
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20 July 2009
By Lisa Peck, ASID Many designers of products and interiors draw inspiration from the past. The traditional patterns of kimonos are reinterpreted as fabrics or rugs. Traditional rug patterns...
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