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Living Room By Design

Au naturel – This living room off the kitchen makes a great use of a long room. The soft shades of yellow and grey used throughout this living room blend seamlessly with the serene outside view. Your eye easily takes in both the interior design choices and the beauty...

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Caffeine Lovers

The goal of this design was to create a welcoming space that keeps caffeine lovers coming back for more than just the coffee.  This was achieved through the use of coffee bean hues paired with warm reds and oranges to highlight the space. Here is the space...

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Rejuvenated and Youthful Update

The Alpha Delta Pi Sorority house corporation and the sorority sister representatives were interested in updating the out-of-date interior. They felt the existing public living spaces were too dark and “grandma” looking for young college students. Their desire was for...

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Mid-Century Modern Kitchen

This residential kitchen renovation involved turning an out-of-date, inefficient space into a modern, functioning, family environment. A big buzzword these days is “Mid-Century Modern.” While this term may conjure up images that are uninviting and cold, the raw forms...

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Re-energizing your bathroom

The design goal for this renovation was to create a beautiful, relaxing, spa-like master bathroom retreat.  Creating a “tone-on tone, clean” and re-energizing bathroom. Bathroom BEFORE:   The challenge was to update this out of date bathroom, while keeping...

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Incarnation

The latest incarnation of a former savings and loan building represents an amazing transformation from one of the downtown area's most imposing commercial properties to a beautifully appointed mixed-use development that includes professional office space and high-en...

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Banishing the Blahs

Basic and boring.  Those are two of the terms that the client relayed to interior designer, Andrea Cornwell, ASID, when describing the master bathroom suite in the their recently purchased home.  Though the house was less than a decade old, the room’s beige...

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The most romantic corner in the Midwest…

This was a significant renovation,  The Fine Art of Romance gallery-boutique doubled in size. What were the Client’s requests for this project?   The client requested a unique store where every customer feels comfortable and enjoys the friendly romantic...

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Northern Exposure

A traditional style home gets a Norwegian-inspired makeover that provides storage, function and style. Moving from Stavanger, Norway, to Fayetteville, the client brought with her two cats, all of her furniture and a preference for the minimalist look and clean lines...

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Andrea M. Cornwell ASID | ASRID | AIA Affiliate 230-ncidq certificate #008294 479.521.7657 acornwell@ispacedesigners.com

The Interior Design field is the art and science of understanding people's behavior to create functional spaces with a building.