Category: “Design Inspiration”

The Psychology of Color

Life is full of color. Design should be too! Colors heavily influences the mood of any space and understanding the psychology of color makes it easy to create just the feel you're looking for. Why not let some examples do the talking? Thank you to Arhaus for sharing their fantastic, informative... Read more »

Chevron or Herringbone?

Let's start with a question: is this floor's pattern chevron or herringbone?   If you said chevron, you got it right! The subtle variation between chevron and herringbone can be confusing, but it's easy to spot once you're familiar with the difference. Both patterns... Read more »

Inspiration: Setting The Bar

Nothing says luxury like a home bar! It's a perfect spot for entertaining friends or winding down after a long day, and can be as simple or lavish as you want.   Bar spaces are all about customization, and with so much inspiring content out there it's easy to find ideas to... Read more »

Inspiration: We Love Wallpaper

We love wallpaper and you should too! With so many beautiful patterns, textures, and colors to choose from, there’s a wallpaper out there to compliment every style and mood. Throw in hand-painted and custom options, and the possibilities really are endless. The down side? With so many... Read more »

Santa’s Favorite Fireplaces

The holiday season is here—Christmas music is playing on the radio, friends and families are gathering for holiday meals, and all our favorite neighborhoods are twinkling with Christmas lights. Santa will be off on his annual house hop soon enough and we can hardly wait. A little elf told us... Read more »

The Great Outdoors

Summer might be coming to an end, but we’re in denial! There’s just nothing like a summer night in a beautiful backyard surrounded by friends and family. So we’ve decided to keep the summertime vibes alive with a tour of some of our very favorite Coats Homes outdoor living... Read more »

Stair Masters

What brings together a home more than the staircase that bridges its floors? Crafting a unique staircase to suite the style of a space not only adds functional design, but introduces shape and contrast that takes a home to the next level. Unique metal detailing, elegant banisters, contemporary... Read more »

(Kitchen) Range with a View

While many clients desire a decorative backsplash behind the kitchen range, it’s pretty difficult to top the beauty of natural light. That’s why we love the  architectural trend of having a kitchen range with a view! Not to mention the added benefit of being able to see what is... Read more »

For the Love of Lacquer

Paint is the part of the building process that really allows homeowners to visualize what their home will look like once complete. It can transform a space from flat and boring to bright and vivid. If you ever need to up your paint game, one word – lacquer! It is no secret that we’ve... Read more »

Tile with Texture and Dimension

We love tile. It’s one of those details that can set the tone for a space and can go in a variety of directions. As much as we appreciate a good subway tile, we get butterflies over some of the tile trends as of late. Here is a highlight of what we are itching to install. We have been... Read more »