Fabric Trends 2013 by Allen & James

Interior Design North Carolina North Carolina high end interior design duo Patti Allen and Stephanie James take you along to Showtime, the fabric market for the home furnishings industry, to see what’s coming to our sofas, drapery and bedding in the next year. Gorgeous jacquards. Bright hues right off Europe’s fashion runway. Traditional damasks re-imagined […]

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Magnificent Chicago Home

North Carolina Furniture Stores Join Design Consultant, Patti Allen on delivery day at the Larson home in suburban Chicago. Watch as this magnificent home comes together, the culmination of a two-year process beginning when Patti first met the Larson’s and they were completing the plans for their new dwelling. Patti created a soothing, transitional space […]

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Showhouse, April 20 – May 5

Allen and James have been selected as one of the participating designers in the ShowHouse fundraising event, April 20 – May 5. For more details about this event check out  www.juniorleagueshowhouse.com

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Living Large – High Point Furniture Mart

When considering small spaces don’t presume that it means small furniture. If your space has to accommodate a large group of people, approach the space with seating in mind and stretch your imagination as to what is really possible with your space! The following tips will help you make good choices with purchasing furniture for […]

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The Design Network Features Allen and James Fabric Forecast

Showtime! Fabric Trends to Watch for in 2013 Check out The Design Network’s video featuring the recent Allen and James visit to the Showtime! fabric market.

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Beautiful Luxury Oceanfront Condo Design

Stephanie James completely transforms her clients’ luxury, oceanfront condo into a warm, sophisticated space on a tight two week deadline. With only one day to place the furniture and decorate the five bedroom condo from top to bottom, Stephanie and her Furnitureland South crew make this “before and after” story a complete success!

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Pull Out Your Blue Suede Shoes

Allen & James Interior Design visits the Showtime/Fabric Market this week with one very important takeaway— IT’S ALL ABOUT BLUE!

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Fall Enchantment – Dress Your Outdoor Space For Fall!

With the changing of seasons comes a certain harmony of scents, tastes, and colors. My client, Mrs. Jane Dean of Chapel Hill, NC wanted her outdoor living space to appeal to these exciting sense and really utilize her absolute favorite area of the home. Together, she and I selected this Lloyd/Flanders grouping, which is both […]

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Color, color, color…

Interior Design North Carolina Patti and I visited the Fall Market and it was refreshing.  People are wanting color. We saw a lot of the neutral dove greys but layered with an orange sorbet palette or turquoise. We love the turquoise for a crisp new color.  It is great with a base color of taupe, […]

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