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Fiori Interior Design is now a Green Accredited Professional

Photo courtesy of Galbraith & Paul This month’s Wellnotes reveals that Fiori Interior Design is now a Green Accredited Professional in eco-friendly furnishings!  This certification is granted by the Sustainable Furnishings Council, “a coalition of manufacturers, retailers and designers dedicated to raising awareness of environmentally sustainable practices across the home furnishings industry.” As a company, we are always striving […]

Design Principal #4:  Designing for Wellness: Visual & Sensory Elements

Design Principal #4:  Designing for Wellness: Visual & Sensory Elements Can art help people connect? Research says yes.  One organization recently examined how its institutional art collection affected their employee’s mood and performance.  It was discovered that the staff garnered a connection to their work place. The artwork promoted social interactions, evoked emotional responses and facilitated personal […]

On the Prowl for  Martini Tables

We are always on the search for small and interesting end tables for our projects.  Fortunately there was no shortage of these tables at this past High Point market!  These lightweight tables allow our clients to customize their spaces and move things around as they see fit.  And customization is always a good thing.

Design Principle #3 of Designing for Wellness:  Spatial Planning.

In this month’s newsletter, we’re discussing the third installment of our six design principles: Spatial Planning. A client recently asked us to re-design their large sized family room. Seating in the current layout consisted of only a sectional and a recliner. In our questionnaire we uncovered the fact that the wife usually found herself reading […]

Inspiration

There’s nothing more inspiring than a bright beautiful room to forget about the rain and cold weather!  We love this cheerful room at last year’s High Point Market and can’t wait to be inspired again this April!

Our Second Principal of Design: Color

Research has proven that certain colors will elicit certain emotions. But…there are so many variables involved when specifying color.One of the first questions we always ask our clients is “How do you want to feel in your space?” We start by grouping colors as Cool versus Warm: Cool colors are purples, blues and green – We […]

Lighting for Boomers

  I recently read a statistic that said the highest population of baby boomers live in Califorina.   It should really comes as no surprise.  As we age, we naturally yearn for more natural sunlight…simply because it makes us feel better. So, if you don’t live on the West Coast, here are a few easy […]