August 2, 2011

Have you ever toured a decorated model home and wished you could move in just the way it was?

May 4, 2010

Lighting is one of those fun affordable ways to easily change the look of an entire room. Take these simple suggestions to light up your home in style.

April 1, 2010

As a designer it often feels like I'm a one woman destroyer of all things sentimental. When a client wants real recommendations on what to change inevitably I end up hurting some feelings. Discover how you can set feelings aside and join me in exterminating your clutter!

March 15, 2010

Ready to freshen up your rooms in 2010? Spring is a great time not just for cleaning, but for freshening your decor. Put that garage sale money to work and keep your home up to date.

February 22, 2010

If you've been through Las Vegas in the last 5 years you've surely noticed the World Market Center's huge buildings on the side of the freeway just north of the strip. This month we made our annual trip to the show that displays new product and trends in interior design.

February 1, 2010

It's always fun to speculate what the next color trend in Interior Design might be. Even if you choose not to follow the trend it's fun to try to stay ahead of the curve or at least be able to recognize patterns in the design you experience all around you.

January 15, 2010

Finding interior designers can be difficult. Start by deciding what "type" of designer you need to complete your project. This guide can help you decide where to start your search.

December 7, 2009

Take 60% off our lowest marked price on all of our Christmas accessories store wide. Sale lasts through December, but hurry in to get the best selection. We look forward to seeing you!

November 15, 2009

At Envy we have trained designers on hand. Not only do these designers have a knack at making things look good, but they have a degree in Interior Design, which gives them a better understanding of space, style, textiles, architecture, color, light, and much, much more.

October 5, 2009

Save 25% on select sofas when preordered before October 15th 2009. Here's the details:

September 2, 2009

Understanding the color wheel is fundamental to working in Interior Design.

August 31, 2009

Our resident designer, Manon Seethaler, had a fantastic showing in the mural competition at this years 2009 home show. Her painting, "Sweet Shop", received top Honors.

August 20, 2009

Veneers are thin sheets of wood glued to other products to create the look of solid wood...

July 13, 2009

Everyone wants to know what is considered good and bad fabric. There are several tests that can be done in the fabric industry to test the abrasion resistance.

June 26, 2009

The Tour de Riverton is a family ride held around Riverton and the surrounding communities. The ride takes place every year in conjunction with the Riverton Town Days Festival. As in years past, the 2009 ride will be held on July 4th at 7:30 A.M.

June 1, 2009

Micro Fiber is very popular today in furniture but few know what it actually is and why it is just now being used.

April 23, 2009

If your living environment feels enclosed, you may want to make some changes that will visually increase your space.

March 4, 2009

Purchasing a leather piece of furniture can be a large investment that most consumers would like to have last forever.

January 20, 2009

Cleaning codes on fabrics were established in the 1960's as a way to rate the methods of cleaning different types of fabrics.

December 12, 2008

Choosing paint can be very challenging and frustrating. If you are doing the painting yourself, it may not be a huge dollar investment, but it does takes time. Therefore you want to make sure you do it right the first time. There are several areas to consider when painting a room

November 18, 2008
November 15, 2008

When leather comes into the factory, it is fairly thick so they usually cut it down into 3 layers. The top layer is called a top grain, the second layer is called a split hide, and the third is usually scrapped.

October 8, 2008

Choose a rug either as the starting point to base your room design off of or to coordinate with the existing colors. For a new room choose furniture that enhances the rug design or colors found in the rug.

July 2, 2008
February 1, 2007

Louis XV and Madame de Pompadour helped to a establish a new style that developed into what is now called Rococo which is a combination of the word rockeries and cockleshells.

February 1, 2007

The Italian Renaissance began in Florence and was a rebirth of artistic activity. The architecture resembled that of ancient Greece and Rome. It was a time of beautiful buildings and outstanding art.

February 1, 2007

The Industrial Revolution was a period in the 18th to the 19th century where major changes and advances in manufacturing, textiles, architecture and machinery.

February 1, 2007

The Greek people where constantly seeking for perfection. This was evident in their buildings, their government, and their need to be better than everyone else. No culture has had more influence on the western civilization than Greece.

February 1, 2007

Some key examples of the Gothic Period Style include flying buttresses, stained glass windows, Gargoyle carvings and pointed arches.

February 1, 2007

Henry IV was the ruler of France from 1589-1610. Henry was a great appreciator of magnificent interiors. He brought Protestant artisans to France and because of this there was much spectacular art and architecture brought about during this time.

February 1, 2007

Frank Lloyd Wright said he could either have "an honest arrogance or a hypocritical humility"; he chose to have the honest arrogance.

February 1, 2007

Alvar Aalto was an architectural genius likened to Frank Llyod Wright. He full name was Hugo Henrik Alver Aalto. he worked in the International style but used a Scandinavian warmth. He related his architecture to the surrounding landscape.

February 1, 2007

William Morris is known as the founder of the English Arts and Crafts movement. Morris and Company was founded in April of 1861 with the goal of making this style well crafted and affordable.

February 1, 2007

The history of Bahaus, a school of fine art and design in Germany from 1919 to 1933.

February 1, 2007

The Eames architecture promised good design for minimal cost through the use of prefabricated standardized parts.the Eameses sought to bring the "good life" to the general public, integrating high and low art forms, modern materials and construction technologies, craft

February 1, 2007

A quick guide to space planning a room.

February 1, 2007

A brief overview of colors pertaining to design.

February 1, 2007

When designing a home, the architect and the interior designer work together to properly space plan your new home. Much is taken into consideration such as traffic patterns, function of the space, proper lighting, and general codes that need to be followed.

February 1, 2007

Frank Gehry born in 1929, is an award winning architect with many famous buildings around the world. A young Gehry started designing buildings in his grandfathers hardward store out of steel and other remnants. Although Gehry's style may seem unfinished or crude he has been calle

February 1, 2007

Art Nouveau was a large artistic movement at the turn of the 20th Century influencing art, style and architecture.

February 1, 2007

The cathedrals were the greatest architectural pieces of the Middle Ages. Monks were the main architects and the basic floor plan was either round, polygonal or cross shape.

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