Style Board – Home Offices

Posted by urbanid on Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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As designers, taking an inspiration and making the designs a reality usually happens at our desks.  No matter the amount of time you spend working at your home or office desk, why not have a beautiful and organized place to work?  This is what inspires us…

We love the look and feel of this office –

so sophisticated and serene.

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Image via Ally Whalen Design

It’s all about organization in this home office.  Using like-colored baskets in

cubicles or book shelves is a great way to contain and organize clutter.

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A pull out desk that can come and go as you need it is a great way to save your space.

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Try a small kitchen table with a piece of glass on top for a desk – beautiful!

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Adding a skirt to a simple table can be a great, inexpensive alternative

to a desk.  It also hides cords and storage underneath.

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This home office is so bright and open that it makes the space

feel much larger than it actually is.

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Exchanging industrial office chairs for comfortable dining chairs

adds designer detailing and comfort to your office.

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Image via DIY-Kitchens.com

Even open shelves can be well organized where everything has it’s place.

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Image via Anna Barnett Online

Short on space? I love these ideas of transforming a closet in to an office space.  Wouldn’t it be

great to be able to shut the doors at the end of your work and “return” to home?

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I think that we all should be able to do what we love and love what we do.   I hope that these awesome home offices have motivated you to transform the space that you have!  Contact us for more ideas on hard working home offices.

Color Crush – Black and White

Posted by urbanid on Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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 When it comes to a color scheme, black and white is a classic combination with endless possibilities.  Try incorporating it into your home or office,  and find out what a powerful punch of style it creates.

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Bold but beautiful, don’t you think?  One of the creative designers at Urban I.D. can help you create your vision.

Urban I.D. Style Board – 8 Quick Tips for Curb Appeal

Posted by urbanid on Saturday, August 16, 2014

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Earlier this week on our Urban ID blog, we talked about the backyard oasis.  Today, let’s move to the front and add some curb appeal and value to your home.   Altering the front of your home for great curb appeal doesn’t have to be daunting.  Most tasks can be done in a day or weekend.  Here are some quick points of action for  a beautiful front entrance ~

* Give your home some dimension by adding a bold, contrasting color to your front door

* Add a fresh coat of paint on the house and trim

* Create symmetry with plants and trees on either side of your door and in the yard

* Install efficient lighting to guide you into the home

* Add an arbor or fence

* A water feature is not only pleasing to the eye, but soothing as well

* Mount window boxes or shutters that draw the eye to the front of the house

* Spruce up your driveway and walkway by keeping a clean edge detail, power wash the brick or concrete and add some perimeter plants and flowers

Get out there.  Your neighbors are waiting!

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Let Urban ID Interior Design Studio help you create a front entrance that will welcome you home each day and invite your guests in!

Style Board – Backyard Oasis

Posted by urbanid on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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With the summer almost over, it is only natural to spend more time outside before Fall sets in.  We love taking our laptops and sunglasses outside to enjoy the warm weather and fresh air.  Urban I.D. went browsing for some amazing outdoor spaces and wanted to show you our favorites.  Here is some inspiration to spruce those patios up and get out there and enjoy!   Let’s face it, sometimes the best vacation spot is in your own backyard.

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Urban ID Design Studio can help you extend your home to your outdoor space!

STYLE BOARD – Room Dividers

Posted by urbanid on Thursday, August 7, 2014

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Most people love an open concept home, but sometimes it can pose a certain organizational challenge. There is a need for division of space and privacy, while maintaining flexibility and a sense of openness.  Here are some creative room dividers that will keep things open and airy while defining the room.

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Visit us at Urban I.D.  -  We’d love to help you discover your style.

Make It Yours

Posted by urbanid on Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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Do you ever see a beautifully designed space in a magazine or on-line but aren’t sure how to create it yourself?  Urban I.D. is here to help!  We will break it down for you and show you where to get the designer items in our rooms.

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Retreat To A Kitchen Island

Posted by urbanid on Monday, July 14, 2014

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You don’t have to be a gourmet cook to need more counter and storage space in your kitchen.  The island is the center piece of your space, serving as a prep station, storage area, gathering place, cook space, just to name a few.  With so many jobs that the kitchen island is a part of, there is no reason that function cannot meet style.  And whatever your style may be, there is something for everyone (and every home).  Here are just a few that we fancy!

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Do you need a kitchen face-lift? Give the designers at Urban I.D. a call at 971-255-1886

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