Know What to Look For Before Buying Eco-Friendly Bedding

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When you become more eco-conscious, you’ll also discover how much better the quality of your sleep is because your bed and bed linen are so much more comfortable.

Sesshu Project: A Sophisticated & Stylish Home Office

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The home office is gaining much more attention in the interior design world as it is becoming a popular feature in the home. Below is a stunning office designed by our own Tanya Shively of Sesshu Design Associates as a part of a recent Paradise Valley home interior design project. The warm pallet created by the rich […]

Successful Home Office Designs Embody Function & Form

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Home offices are more likely to be in the new home of 2015 than dining rooms, according to the National Association of Home Builders. With today’s economy, technology and the ever-changing needs and values of Americans, it is no surprise that home offices are becoming more of a common feature in the home rather than […]

Ideas for Special Purpose Rooms

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Custom homes are on the rise. Gone are the days when homeowners wanted the standard, commercial house. Homeowners today want a home that is all their own. Unique personality and ultimate comfort are becoming priorities in architecture and interior design. One example of this ever-thriving trend is the special purpose room. These rooms are designed […]

Creating a Successful Communication Plan for Design Projects

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Once you are confident that you have found the right interior designer and are comfortable committing to a project, you then need to sit down with your designer to create a plan for how you will communicate with each other. Before any layouts or materials are even discussed, it’s best to agree on how on you […]

Tips for Choosing the Right Interior Designer

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After you have decided that you want to start the New Year with a new look for your home, how do you go about picking the right designer? As you meet and speak with different interior designers, make sure you are not only considering their style of interior designing but their style of communication as […]

The Beauty of Designing with Salvaged Items

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There’s something special about a salvaged item. It has a unique beauty that can only come from age and character. Sesshu Design sees the value in antiques and salvageables not only because they are a way to be environmentally responsible but also because they add meaning. These are the types of details that transform designing […]

Does Your Home Need a New Look for the New Year?

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As you decked the halls for the holidays, did you notice your halls were a little outdated? Preparing for the season’s parties and gatherings have left you feeling that your home’s interior could use a little improving. The thought of adding a renovation to your resolution list is likely to be daunting. But that’s where […]

Decorative & Eco-Friendly Christmas Tree Alternatives

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Try something different while exercising your eye-for-design this holiday season. Instead of chopping down a tree, consider one of these delightful, eco-conscious Christmas trees we came across on green design website, Inhabitat. Made of sustainable materials, these trees are versatile and can be customized to fit any decor style… a designer’s delight! Your home will exude both […]

Sesshu Project: Creating an Inviting Home Design in Paradise Valley

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The new owners of an existing home in Paradise Valley, Arizona came to us here at Sesshu Design to remodel their home’s interior. Their goals were to establish a comfortable home for their family as well as an inviting space for entertaining friends and business associates. The clients wanted to utilize as much of the […]