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KOS – Travel Through Your Backyard
Travel Through Your Backyard

Whether your ideal escape looks like an annual family stay in a beachside cottage or a year-long backpacking adventure across a foreign land, the memories you make trying new foods, navigating unfamiliar roads, and embracing different cultures will open your mind and inspire curiosity.

CS Blog – Influencing Mood With Color & Texture
Influencing Mood With Color & Texture

When you envision your idea of a perfectly styled space, what comes to mind? Perhaps it is an easy-breezy coastal-inspired getaway or a sleek, sophisticated modern space perfectly curated to host chic cocktail hours. Conceptualizing this ideal space feels easily attainable as it lives in our dreams, yet, despite our attempts to turn our visions into reality, the finished space often ends up feeling off.

KOS Blog – Starlit Sanctuaries
Starlit Sanctuaries: Optimizing Your Outdoor Space for an Evening Under the Stars

Vast and mysterious, there’s something primeval and evocative about a moonlit night that draws you in. In some moments that infinite dome of possibility might seem daunting, and in others it reads more like a call to adventure, revealing something about us even as it guards its own secrets. As famous astronomer and astrophysicist Carl Sagan once wrote, “Even today the most jaded city dweller can be unexpectedly moved upon encountering a clear night sky studded with thousands of twinkling stars.”

ES Blog – A Dash of Rustic Allure: Unique Accents in the Kitchen
A Dash of Rustic Allure: Unique Accents in the Kitchen

The kitchen is unequivocally the heart of the home, and in many ways, it sets the tone for all of our home-based activities. As the rally point for impromptu family discussions during meal prep and post-meal cleanups, not to mention the occasional afternoon homework session, the kitchen serves as the backdrop of so much more than our morning and evening meals.

ES Blog – Reconnecting with Wonder: Enhancing Creativity with Nature-Inspired Playrooms
Reconnecting with Wonder: Enhancing Creativity with Nature-Inspired Playrooms

For many, the idea of escaping modern reality and reconnecting with the simplicity of the natural environment is just a dream. However, the growing divide between the natural and built worlds has prompted many to explore ways to stay connected with nature through the use of biophilic design, which intentionally integrates natural elements, textures and color tones into everyday spaces for the purpose of reinforcing our inherent need to stay connected to the wonder of the world outside.

ES Blog – Aesthetic Accentuation: Upscaling on a Small Scale
Aesthetic Accentuation: Upscaling on a Small Scale

When it comes to what you wear, sometimes a small statement piece can make all the difference. Whether you’re getting ready for a wedding, graduation or other major engagement, or perhaps just dressing up a bit for an everyday outing, the right necklace, wristwatch or pair of shoes can boost your confidence and give you a slight edge over any challenges you face throughout the day.

ES Blog – (Re)igniting Joy: Shaping Your Spaces for New Memories
(Re)igniting Joy: Shaping Your Spaces for New Memories

By now the holiday season has come to an end and some of your New Year resolutions have entered a state of “cautious optimism.” Inevitably, the fact that some high points from the last few months now sit squarely in the rear-view mirror has left a void in your home. With cozy comforts and festive décor back in storage, now might be the perfect time to give your space a well-deserved refresh.

CS Blog – Elevated Artistry: Creating Room for the Muse
Elevated Artistry: Creating Room for the Muse

Artistically minded people of all cultures and every level of training still seek to channel some form of transcendent or even supernatural creativity today. Whether they are longtime practitioners in a specific medium or jack-of-all-trades experimentalists, creatives of all ages and backgrounds feel the need to create room for “the Muse” to emerge in their artistic spaces at work and within the home.