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Pantone Color Of The Year 2023

The Pantone Color Institute has taken this idea to heart in their choice for the Color Of The Year for 2023: Viva Magenta Pantone has been in the business of color science for 60 years, and for twenty-three of those years, they have chosen a specific color each year to represent the attitude and lifestyle […]

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Minimalism Design For Your Home. What to consider.

Minimalism Design For Your Home. What to consider. What is Minimalism on a personal level? Minimalism is not self-denial nor depriving one’s self. What you can bring into your lifestyle has meaning and only adds value.  The rest is stripped away. Read on to find out more about this unique lifestyle. I previously wrote a […]

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A Guide To Selecting The Perfect White Paint

So you want to paint your room white. Great!It’s just that there are about 150,000 shades of white to choose from right now, and that’s just plain torture! How do you know which is the right white? Here is a guide to selecting the perfect white. These are the most popular white and off-white colors at Benjamin Moore. […]

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Luxury Baths

Lauren Jacobsen Design applies extensive customization to today’s luxury bath, but I have narrowed it down to three main elements for a quick overview. We invest quality time in our primary bathrooms, and it is not surprising that the design of this room has become an essential part of a new build or remodel. A bath is […]

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Why Hire A Designer?

Why Hire An Interior Designer? The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) published the results of a survey of homeowners who had hired and worked with an interior designer indicating: Nearly 9 out of 10 said their experience was “Highly Satisfactory.” Almost all revealed they would work with an interior designer again. 8 in 10 […]

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Interior Design“Desert Days” Event in Scottsdale, Arizona

Design Days, Scottsdale AZ

Last month I spent the day at the “Desert Days” event in Scottsdale, Arizona. An all-day event where the showrooms at the Scottsdale Design District host an open house for designers to see the new products for spring 2022. There are lots of presentations, good cheer and what I call “touch opportunities”. These trade events […]

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Lauren Jacobsen Design Welcomes Spring

I am always studying design and products.  I spend time venturing into the marketplace to see what is new and stimulate my creative senses. Doing so is more than just “product research,” it is fun and can also lift your mood. It was what inspired me to create the mood board you see above, in […]

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