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Our Favorite 2024 Design Trends

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Photo by Caitlin Paredes Part of our job as designers is to keep a pulse on emerging trends and product lines. We do this by attending the biannual High Point Furniture Market as a team, and constantly reading and watching what trends are spotted around the country. We asked our Design Team what trends they're excited to see come to life in 2024. Here's what they're looking forward to:  Melissa Lee, CEO & Principal DesignerThe Curated Home I love the trend we're seeing of adding found and collected pieces[...]

2023 in Review

The past year has been one of growth, change, and upward momentum at New South Home. We’ve grown into a new office building and design studio, expanded our team, won awards, and best of all, had a full year of partnering with our clients to design their dream homes.  Here’s a look back at some of our favorite highlights from 2023. Places and Spaces In July, we moved 2 blocks from our previous office into a historic home that reflects our quintessential Southern style. Situated in the heart of Downtown Matthews, the home was built in 188[...]

5 Tips for Holiday Decorating

December is here and it's time to trim the tree, light the Menorah, and host family and friends. Here are our top 5 tips for holiday decorating to incorporate into your home. 1. Pick a Color Scheme When envisioning a seamless holiday look, cohesion is key. Pick a color scheme you want to work with at the beginning of your process and stick to it. Pro-tip: It doesn't have to be a 'traditional' holiday color! Play around with colors that you love. 2. Utilize Your Existing Decor You don't have to[...]

Behind the Rooms with Melissa Lee: A Townhouse Transformation

This post originally appeared in Thibaut's email newsletter on 11/3. Designer Spotlight New South Home is a Charlotte-based interior design firm that specializes in creating functional homes with unique style and architectural preferences. We partnered with Melissa to transform her Airbnb rental in Savannah, GA with Thibaut wall coverings, fabrics, and trims. Q: What was your design inspiration? A: I used our signature blue tone, fun pinks, and greens to honor Savannah's bright colors. The Palm Botanical wall covering in the bathroom pays homage to the city's[...]

5 Questions to Ask When You’re Considering Hiring an Interior Designer

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Congratulations! You're in the market for an interior designer. That's a big step, and it's one that can help you finally get your home looking the way you've always wanted it to. However, there are a few questions to ask before you hire a designer. It's important to find someone who is the right fit for your style, budget, and needs. Use this list of questions below to ensure you're hiring the best design firm for your project! 1. What is your design process - how do you get from an initial phone call and consultation to a finished home? Understanding[...]

2022 Interior Design Trends from High Point Market

2022 interior design trends

Every 6 months, we are so excited to go to High Point Market and discover all the new interior design trends. From textures to patterns to colors - we love them all! Below are the top 5 trends we saw in High Point Market this fall for the 2022 year. Curves and rounded edges The interior design trend for 2022 is clearly the curved line. It's everywhere, from furniture to lighting fixtures! It gives us that classic 80's vibe with a modern twist and we're all here for it. warmer tones Terracotta, greens, and mustards are the colors of 2022. Whether i[...]

Top 5 Trending Neutral Paint Colors for Your Home

When it comes to painting your home, neutral colors are popular for a reason. Not only do they go with everything, but they also blend in with any home decor! Choosing the right shade can be tough, though. At first, you think that choosing a simple white or gray is easy, but one wrong undertone can completely throw off your room's design. Luckily, we have experience in choosing the right paint colors ;) and today we're sharing the top 5 trending neutral paint colors for your home! You can view them below: Eider White SW 7014 This white is one of our favo[...]