Interior Design Blog

The Bon Brise interior design blog is your go-to resource for interior design inspiration, tips and trends. Read the latest on how we’re bringing a fresh breeze to design.

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Quartz, Quartzite, and Marble…oh my!

Today, more than ever, the beauty of natural stone is a favorite choice of designers, architects and homebuilders. Having been used for thousands of years already, natural stone is a dynamic and versatile product that can be used in both traditional and contemporary buildings. For floors, walls, and countertops there is a variety of natural stone surface finishes to choose from.

More than a Pop of Color!

For quite a while now, we’ve been designing in muted tones, especially tones of grey. But color seems to be making a resurgence, with much interest from clients in using more than a touch of brighter tones in their spaces.

Mix It Up!

Aaahhh summer… it’s just around the corner, so let’s think about how we can update our patios! When in Florida, we practically live on our patio. But as I write, I am in Chicago, where it is snowing, so I can only dream of the summer evenings on our balcony!...

Got It Covered

One of our clients is transitioning into a new home, and we all know the difficulties that can present. Just when we thought we had planned around and incorporated all of her existing furniture, a chair we hadn’t seen before appeared from storage! Since we had already...

Old is new again…or is it?

You know the saying, "what's old is new again?"  Some people feel that design trends in interiors and fashion just recycle old ideas over and over.  I've heard people say, "Oh if only I had saved that (fill-in-the-blank item) all these years I could have just used it...