Remodel

Feb. 27, 2019

Bright ideas: What’s New and Now in Interior Lighting

 

Changing lighting fixtures has the power to transform a room. If you’re thinking of making a change but still feel like you’re in the dark, read up on the latest interior lighting trends and some advice from Tom Ogawa, owner of Lighting Concepts and Design in Honolulu.

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Feb. 20, 2019

Lighting Up the Night: Choosing the Best Exterior Lighting

Illuminate grilling area

Choosing the right exterior lighting is an integral part of making the most of year-round al fresco living after dark. Rick Benedict, owner of Beachside Lighting in Kailua, discussed how to choose the best lighting for aesthetics, safety, energy-savings, and our ocean side climate.

 

Unobtrusiveness

According to Benedict, the ...

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Jan. 23, 2019

“Tuxedo” Decor, Moody Colors and Concrete

Lotus bedroom

2019 Design Trends and How to Make them Work

Home design trends come and go as quickly as Windward rain showers.  As a homeowner, how can you incorporate the latest styles while remaining true to your own aesthetic? And what are some ways to integrate these up-to-the minute looks ...

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Jan. 9, 2019

Don't Want Your For-Sale Property to Sit on the Market? Consider a Professional Stager

Entry way

If you’re ready to trade-up (or downsize), hiring a professional home stager is one easy way to help your home sell faster. Read on for some "staging 411" from Blair Morrison of Kailua-based Windward Coast Design.

Why Should you Stage Your Home?

According Morrison, who co-owns Windward Coast Design with partner Sherry ...

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Dec. 19, 2018

Does (the end result of) Home Remodeling Excite You? Check out these resources for inspiration!

A home remodel is a great time to establish a new vision for your home that reflects your personality, your aesthetic preferences and your lifestyle. Are you someone who favors the sleekness of mid-century classic modern furnishings? Or do you prefer an exotic bohemian look? And how do you figure ...

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