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Blog Entries - tag: 'Trends'

Fall Brings Exciting New Trends for Interior Design

Fall is bringing some new trends for interior design! There seems to be a trend of old elements coming back in a fresh modern way. First up we have a reemergence of vintage lighting styles. Incorporating these new modern versions of old lighting can really

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“Accent Rooms” Instead of Accent Walls

We have seen accent walls on trend for a while now, but we are seeing a shift away from this practice. Instead of incorporating an accent wall into a space, we are now turning to a bold statement on all four walls. That’s right, a whole room now becomes

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Latest Trends in Cabinets and Countertops

Looking for new cabinets and countertops? For the longest time all white kitchens have been at the top of the design trends list, but they may be heading out. While all white kitchens will never go completely out of style, we are seeing color and wood tones

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Designing Commercial Space Interiors with Purpose

  When we talk about the interior design of commercial spaces, our focus is on efficient flow design that creates a balanced, engaging experience for the guest. Below are a few helpful tips if you are running your own business. Style Start by defining

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Interior Design for a Cozy Studio Apartment

  Studio apartment? What is it? Let's start with that! A studio apartment is an efficiency bachelor apartment or a lifestyle cube with one room, and is unlike a one-bedroom apartment. For this blog, we're discussing the topic for people that live in a

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New Year, New Trends!

New Year, new vibes, and for sure new trends that are coming in 2019. In the first blog of the year, we will explore some interior design updates and share all of the details! Agate Wallpaper Yes, wallpaper is still in! However, for 2019, Agate wallpaper is

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Festive Christmas Decorations

  The holidays are in full swing! This blog introduces some of my favorite design and decorating tips for this special season. Let’s start the countdown! 5. EntrywayThe first place your family and friends will see when visiting your house for the

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Pillows, The Perfect Solution!

We have heard the following from some of our clients, and I'm pretty sure this has happened to you too… "One day, I was walking around my home and had the feeling that something was missing in my living room. Something that could brighten up the room,

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Thanksgiving Décor

The Thanksgiving holiday is opening this week! Our tradition is to have family and friends gather together to enjoy the company of good friends and family and a delicious feast. For those that are having guests for this coming holiday, I will show you some

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Essential Geometric Features for your Interior Space

Before discussing our top 5 essential geometric features for your space, we need to understand that to have a great interior design composition, we must identify the elements of the room. Which ones will be playing the dominant role? Which will have the

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Our Top 5 Fall Interior Design Trends as Seen on Channel 9's CincyLifestyle

I was recently a guest of Allie Martin on Channel 9's Cincy Lifestyle show, and shared our favorite Interior Design Trends for Fall. Let's check them out!     ART DECO The art deco style is back and pushing boundaries in

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How to Incorporate the Color Black into Your Interiors

When I have asked people about their thoughts on incorporating black into their interior space, most of their answers were negative. They think using an enormous amount of black would look Gothic. Some think it wouldn't be appropriate for a living space,

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Light Up Your Interior Space

Light in our interiors is a priority. You can completely change the atmosphere of a room by the color of the light, by how soft, strong and dramatic it is, or by the position of it. For this new post we will show you our top 5 types of interior

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Submerge your Home in Nature!

If you haven’t already, it’s time to consider adding some greenery to your home. Houseplants will elevate your favorite space at any moment and it's the perfect accessory for our interiors!  Below is a list of our top five houseplants that

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The Wave of Wallpapers is Making a Comeback!

Wallpapers are slowly making a comeback into interior design trends for 2018. The resurgence of modern wallpapers brings new ideas to highlight your personal style in dramatic ways without breaking the bank. Isn’t that awesome??? In this blog, we will

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Get in the Ethnic Mode!

Rugs are one of the best decorative accessories, especially in these months of transition when temperatures begin to fall and living spaces gradually require more warm, inviting and cozy tapestries and decorations. Also, rugs serve to cover our floors,

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What's Up with Your 5th Wall?

There are days that we wake up wanting to make a radical change to our home. The most practical thing to do is to change the color of your walls to give a different feel to the space. It will sound that simple but many times you ask thousands of questions

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Top Summer Interior Design Trends as seen on Channel 9's Cincy Lifestyle show

While there are a lot of Hot Trends for this literally hot summer...these are my top favorites for the season: 1.  Bold Pops of Color:  One trend we are seeing is mixing 2 or more bold colors grounded against a neutral canvas  Even, if your

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Trend Watch: Velvet

Posted on: February 12, 2018
Tags: Style, Trends, Interior design, Inspiration, Interior design trends

If you haven’t noticed already, interior design trends have been going through a bit of a throw-back theme lately. Just to name a few, we’ve got brass, wallpaper and retro-inspired furnishings all making a strong comeback. So, naturally, you

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4 Ways to Get Inspired by Mid-Century Modern

  When you hear the words “mid-century modern”, what comes to mind? For interior designers, most of us envision rich walnut woods, hairpin legs, bright orange sofas, and unique pieces with clean lines. The mid-century modern era of design

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7 Most Common Interior Design Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on: January 22, 2018
Tags: How to get started, Style, Trends, Interior design, Inspiration

You can usually tell right away when you’ve walked into a home that’s been professionally designed by an interior designer. You get a sense of everything being in its place and it just feels very put together. Usually, this will prompt you to

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5 Trending Colors for Your Bedroom

Posted on: January 16, 2018
Tags: Style, Trends, Interior design, Decor, Inspiration, Palette, Color trends, Bedroom

It's the middle of winter and we're all feeling a bit tired of the cold weather, especially with all of the snow we have been having lately in Cincinnati! It's been one snow storm after the next and all we can think about is staying inside our warm homes and

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Ten Tile Shapes Worth Noting

Tile is a very versatile element in interior and exterior spaces. It can make or break a whole space. When it comes to choosing tile to create interest, the first thought is often a mosaic or a bold color. Shape is often overlooked. Here are ten tile shapes

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How to Mix and Match Appliance Finishes

Posted on: April 8, 2016
Tags: Home renovation, Style, Interior design, Neutral, Inspiration, Kitchen, Trends

Whether you're looking to update a powder room or completely overhaul your kitchen, there are many new plumbing and appliance finish options for all of your needs. GE has introduced "Slate" as an appliance finish. A smooth, satin patina, slate brings warmth

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What Trends You Can Expect to See in 2016

Posted on: February 1, 2016
Tags: Color trends, Trends, Interior design

The biggest interior design trend is that according to color leader, Benjamin Moore, the interior color of 2016 is Simply White. Similar to last year, white is all the rage and never out of style. However, with calmer palettes in, we're seeing even more

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How to Design a Gallery Wall in Your Home

Posted on: October 8, 2015
Tags: Interior design, Inspiration, Gallery wall, How to get started, Decor, Trends

Are you accumulating a large pile of children’s artwork? Do you have an assortment of old family photos or letters? Have you acquired a collection of interesting maps, mirrors, or artwork?  Creating a gallery wall is a great way to give these items

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Simple Ways to Bring the Outdoors In

Posted on: October 1, 2015
Tags: Interior design, Fall, Nature, Inspiration, Trends, Natural, Outdoor

Humans have a natural biological connection with nature. Crackling fires captivate us and a garden view can enhance our creativity. Strolling through the park can have a restorative, healing effect. With the fall season upon us and the weather turning

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The Key to Mixing Metallics

Posted on: September 26, 2014
Tags: Interior design trends, Interior design, Trends, Metallics, Fall, Inspiration

Brass and chrome can be used side by side.  So can silver and gold.  Brushed nickel, oil rubbed bronze, and pewter can, too.  The key is balance.  Much like mixing patterns, mixing metallics allows you to create a look that is balanced,

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A Successful Trip to Spring Market!

Posted on: May 27, 2014
Tags: Interior design, Trends, High point

Myself and Senior designer Ann Linck had an educational and inspirational trip to this Spring's Market in High Point, North Carolina.   The residential furniture mecca of the world,  High Point always proves to be a way for us designers to keep

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Spring Lighting Trends

Posted on: March 5, 2014
Tags: Spring design trends, Style, Lighting, Trends, Interior design

With the long winter ending, it's time to lighten things up. Consider replacing your outdated fixtures with bronze or brushed brass finishes. Enliven your space by combining materials such as wood and metal or glass and metal. Create a new look with

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Flooring Facts

Posted on: May 13, 2013
Tags: Wood flooring, Amy schuermann interiors, Trends

Last week the team took a little field trip to Mansion Hill Custom Floors showroom in Newport.  We learned a lot of fun things about different kinds of stains, wood cuts, and alternative flooring.  Did you know cork is super sustainable and comes

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Expecting an Exciting 2013

Posted on: December 28, 2012
Tags: Home renovation, Amy schuermann interiors, Interior design, Trends

It's been a busy end of the year at Amy Schuermann Interiors.  Ironically,  most of of my clients opted to postpone a lot of last minute holiday projects to bigger make-overs in 2013.   January can be a slow month for a lot of businesses,

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Erin Wachs Jewelry at Kate Boutique!

Posted on: May 17, 2012
Tags: Cincinnati, Hyde park, Trends

"Kate"  (formerly known as Snap)   has an amazing selection of clothes at a good variety of prices.  Not to mention they are now carrying Erin Wachs Jewelry.  Erin,  who has been in the jewelry business for years, is selling her stunning pieces at Kate and can be seen there often helping clients.

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Bright Color Is in!

Posted on: May 16, 2012
Tags: Style, Hyde park, Trends

It's no secret to people that know me....that red is my favorite color!  Check out these amazing dress/ fashion finds at Soho Boutique in Hyde Park.

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Happy Mother's Day

Posted on: May 11, 2012
Tags: Style, Trends, Cincinnati, Inspiration, Fashion

Happy Mothers Day to all you fellow mothers and moms-to-be!  What better way to celebrate Mother's Day with a little treat for yourself this weekend...

Which brings me to ANNOUNCE my new venture,  blog and future web-site:  "CINCINNISTA."  As many of you know...I have a passion for great design, art AND style and fashion.  

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Color Trends

Posted on: October 24, 2011
Tags: Style, Decor, Interior design, Trends

Wow!   I just received my latest issue of Elle Decor (in which my company is listed in the Designer Registry) and its all about color.    These are some trends I'm seeing and doing right now in color: PURPLE.  Purple is very "in"  right now.  

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Mixing it Up....

Posted on: September 12, 2011
Tags: Style, Trends, Interior design

When designing a space, I ask myself "What is fresh and interesting?"

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What is my Style?

Posted on: September 12, 2011
Tags: Style, Trends

People often ask me "What is your style?"  While I certainly have my own personal tastes.....I usually don't like to answer that question.  

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