THE AJID BLOG

Our latest design tips and AJID news

Contemporary New Construction Project: GIBSON

In May of 2013 AJID completed this gem in the ‘04 neighborhood of Austin, Texas. What makes this home so special is the vibrant personality of the clients. The unique color combinations, the dining table that transforms into a pool table and the quality and selection of furniture make this space ideal for entertaining. Check […]

Featured Project: Rising Hills Living Room

A large dark grey leather sectional anchors the room and offers plenty of seating, perfect for everyday lounging or a large gathering. The room is punctuated by bright orange and teal pillows to brighten up the area. An accent chair by the windows is upholstered in a light, patterned fabric that offers some visual interest to the […]

Trend Alert: Industrial Lighting

A successful lighting plan usually uses multiple types of fixtures to achieve your lighting goals. When choosing fixtures for your home, you should consider what your illumination needs are, such as the type of activities occurring in a room, task-specific requirements, general lighting to fully illuminate a room, lighting that can be varied to generate […]

Featured Project: Lakeshore Powder Bath

Wallpaper in the last 5 years has made a major comeback. With so many varying materials, colors and patterns, the wallpaper industry is truly your oyster. Let’s say you don’t mind committing to a wallpaper, just not for a large space in your home. In years past, AJID has installed wallpaper in entry ways, accent […]

Think Local: Shop Local in Austin Texas

At AJID, a number of our projects consist of shopping for furniture for our clients. Here is a list of our favorite local furniture stores we love supporting. Caffreys Funriture: This showroom features a multi-line collection of hand-crafted American made goods that are made to order and can be custom sized. Collectic Home:  A lofty, upscale furniture […]

Featured Project: Via Media Master Bathroom

Homeowners are happy to rid themselves these days of large space-hogging super-soaking jet tubs and create large shower areas fit for a party of ten. Why not? Our rule of thumb is that as long as you have a tub in another area of the home, by all means demo that pool-like tub immediately. In this […]

Signature Style

Bravo’s celebrity designers Jeff Lewis and Mary McDonald are great talents in the industry of interior design and many times their clientele hand over a space to them and they take the reigns. Both have not only developed a signature style but have gained the trust of their audience to do so. Collaboration is an integral part of […]

Ikat-Love

Ikat, a fun fabric with a seriously funny name! Ikat, a dyeing a process in which fabric yarns have been tie-dyed before weaving was first seen in 1927. This technique has not lost it’s appeal and can been seen on the fashion runways and in homes around the world. Although the process of dyeing the yarn […]

Design Tidbits How to dress up your desk space

Since moved in to our new office, we’ve been ogling every piece of desk décor under the sun and have come up with a quick hits list of what makes a desk space eye catching and beautiful: Get eclectic – make your desk chair a contrasting style from your desk i.e. rococo desk with modern Lucite chair…just […]

Featured Project: Lakeshore Powder Bath

Wallpaper in the last 5 years has made a major comeback. With so many varying materials, colors and patterns, the wallpaper industry is truly your oyster. Let’s say you don’t mind committing to a wallpaper, just not for a large space in your home. In years past, AJID has installed wallpaper in entry ways, accent walls in master bedrooms and […]