7 Designer Tricks That Will Make Any Space Look More Open

If your space feels cramped instead of cozy, it may not be just the square footage -- it could be the paint color. Give yourself a little more breathing room with these seven pro tricks that will make your space feel more expansive. 1. Paint a Dark ...

You Need to See These Popular Wallpaper Trends From San Francisco

There are certain cities around the world that are crucibles for design and color trends: Paris, Milan, New York and, of course, San Francisco. If you know what's going on in San Francisco, you can almost predict what Houston and Charlotte will be do...

8 Beautiful Ways To Use Paint Colors for a Home Library

Home libraries may be quiet spaces for reading, relaxing, and reflecting, but that doesn't have to mean boring. You can create a reading area that reflects your personality by drawing color into in a variety of ways, from the walls to the books. Here...

11 Writer Room Ideas That Will Make Even Non-Writers Happy

Writer's block, step aside. The right space can spark inspiration in the most desolate of times. Here are 11 writing room ideas (including a couple of spaces from authors you might recognize) that will give you color and design tips even if you're no...

Paint Colors and Decor Inspired By Game of Thrones

When you play the Game of Thrones, well, you know the rest. Painting your home isn’t typically a matter of life or death. Some styles, however, will make you feel like you’ve won the Iron Throne. Are you the ultimate GOT superfan? Do you want ...

Put Your Walls on a Diet

We've all heard the maxim, "You are what you eat," but what if there's more than just food? What about "You are your surroundings?" This leads us to interior paint color theory. Ever since we were young, we've been told to surround ourselves with...

Looks to Love: 10 Wallpapers That Are Trending Now

After years of duck wallpaper borders and teal-and-rose cabbage roses, wallpaper was persona non grata in the design world. But as we started looking back to the '50s, '60s, and '70s for design inspiration, it began popping up on the design fringe. ...

4 Rooms To Prep For Your Holiday Guests

It's that time of year again; the holiday season is rapidly approaching along with a seemingly endless list of things to do, presents to buy, and parties to plan.  If you entertain friends and family in your home, you want it to look its absolute be...

10 Holiday Decor Ideas To Make The Season Colorful

We're all looking for fun new holiday decor ideas to bring color to the holidays. From table settings to door decorations to Christmas trees, here are 10 ideas that will make your holidays shine -- in living color. A Sign of the Season [caption i...

Featured Project: Grisoro Designs Renovates Southampton Bungalow

Paintzen recently partnered with Grisoro Designs, a New York based interior design firm, to completely renovate a ‘50s style bungalow in Southampton, NY. We spoke with Grisoro’s founder, Gabriela Gargano, to talk about the project and her path...