Pantone 2020 Color of the year – Our Take!

19 MarPantone 2020 Color of the year – Our Take!

Classic Blue is the Pantone 2020 Color of the year! If you know anything about the Design by Misha team, it’s that we love color theory. It’s hard not to get excited when a color really inspires you. We’re always on the lookout for new … Continue reading

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2020 Color of the Year by Sherwin Williams Review

12 Dec2020 Color of the Year by Sherwin Williams Review

This color of the year for 2020, ‘Naval’ released by Sherwin Williams is such a versatile shade and is inspirational in many facets of design. Here at Design by Misha, we have already been applying this hue within various aspects of our projects. Whether it’s … Continue reading

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Outdoor Seating Ideas To Liven Up Your Yard

25 NovOutdoor Seating Ideas To Liven Up Your Yard

If there’s one thing we’ve seen a lot of over the years as designers, it’s patio furniture. The scope of seating options alone is enormous and it can be difficult to narrow down exactly what might work best for your home garden. We’ve narrowed down … Continue reading

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On Trend: House Plants

17 OctOn Trend: House Plants

Here at DBM we all have a bit of an addiction to houseplants. Lately we are seeing more and more interest in adding living greenery to interior spaces. We believe a touch of greenery can be what completes a space. Just one well placed plant … Continue reading

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Modern Home Design

11 JunModern Home Design

Exciting news! Design by Misha (DBM) is currently in the throes of a modern new build and home design that has us doing imaginary cartwheels! It’s all things DBM in every modern way: current, innovative, and timeless statements. This project is in the more provincial … Continue reading

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Fun and Functional Playroom Ideas

6 JunFun and Functional Playroom Ideas

Image Credit: Design By Misha If you’re deep in the parenthood journey, you know that creating functional play spaces in your home is essential for the kids, but also for your own sanity. We have some great ideas to get you started on building that … Continue reading

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Creative Ways To Define Your Home Decor Style

20 FebCreative Ways To Define Your Home Decor Style

When looking to define your home decor style, there are so many directions you can go. No need to get overwhelmed, we have some direction and inspiration to guide you on the right path. Your new home design will have a personality to match your … Continue reading

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Top 15 Smart Home Decor Tips to follow on tight budget

30 JanTop 15 Smart Home Decor Tips to follow on tight budget

When you’re on a tight budget, decorating your space how you’d like to can seem far out of reach. The truth is, it doesn’t need to be! We have 15 easy home decorating tips to follow that will make your interior design dreams come true. … Continue reading

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Four great tips and tricks to interior design a small bedroom

19 JanFour great tips and tricks to interior design a small bedroom

We love a quaint cozy bedroom! Whether it’s your primary room, or a guest room space in your home, we have the interior design tips to make the most out of that small space. To get the most out of your small bedroom, it’s important … Continue reading

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2019 Color of the Year!

17 Jan2019 Color of the Year!

We’ve entered the new year, which means new color inspiration from some of our favorite paint and color companies! Style and fashion insiders know that these colors will define the upcoming seasonal trends. Interior Designers are jumping on board with this gorgeous palette of colors … Continue reading

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7 simple and useful tips for decorating your first house

16 Jan7 simple and useful tips for decorating your first house

Congratulations, homeowner! It can be equal parts exhilarating and terrifying to be the owner of your first home. When planning how to decorate your first house, pull together those magazine clippings, pinterest boards and any other inspo you have lying around and read on to … Continue reading

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6 Great Ideas on How to Decorate your Home Office Area

9 Jan6 Great Ideas on How to Decorate your Home Office Area

Image Source: DesignByMisha When it comes to decorating your home office area, it’s essential to blend style with function. We’re here to help you do just that! If you’re like us, your home office needs to be a place to escape and focus on the task … Continue reading

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5 Creative Ways To Decorate your Mint Green room

2 Jan5 Creative Ways To Decorate your Mint Green room

We are ready to make a splash with one of the trendiest interior colors of the moment, mint green! Dive into this pool-hue by using some of our creative ideas below. You won’t regret this color choice that can go from chic and now, to … Continue reading

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How To Decorate a new Home With less Effort And Little Money

26 DecHow To Decorate a new Home With less Effort And Little Money

I once lived in 10 rental locations over the course of 12 years, so moving into and decorating a new space is nothing new. But it feels like a whole different ball game once you’ve purchased your own home. If you’re like me, you have … Continue reading

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Innovative ways to decorate your home with minimalist furniture

19 DecInnovative ways to decorate your home with minimalist furniture

Here at Design by Misha we’ve rounded up our favorite furniture pieces we love to decorate our spaces with. Finding new and inspiring furniture that sets a room apart from the status quo with varying finishes and textures is our constant intent. What we’ve learned … Continue reading

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5 Tips and Tricks To Decorate a Tiny Room

12 Dec5 Tips and Tricks To Decorate a Tiny Room

Some design hurdles seem difficult to overcome without major construction renovations, but even when dealing with a tiny room, we have the right design solutions to make your space livable and lovable. Small spaces can have big style with just a few small adjustments. We … Continue reading

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Steps to Style Your Home Interiors like a Pro

5 DecSteps to Style Your Home Interiors like a Pro

It’s been an interesting journey the last several years in the interior design industry watching styles come and styles go. The deep love some have for mid century modern. The attraction others have toward a bohemian vibe. There’s also the very minimal modern look that … Continue reading

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How To Repurpose Old Doors In Interior Design?

28 NovHow To Repurpose Old Doors In Interior Design?

It’s time to raid your granny’s storage space and find those hidden gems – Old doors! Any way you can get your hands on an old door is great, because they are so versatile for repurposing. The latest trends show old or antique doors being … Continue reading

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5 of the Best Way to Decorate a Rental Home

21 Nov5 of the Best Way to Decorate a Rental Home

Decorating a rental home shouldn’t be seen as a daunting task. There are so many creative solutions to keep up with the style, while still be flexible enough to keep your rental deposit safe! We have just the tips and tricks to get you started. … Continue reading

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4 examples to create good modular kitchen designs?

14 Nov4 examples to create good modular kitchen designs?

A great solution for any kitchen space planning is modular kitchen design! Using modular kitchen components can customize any space to fit your needs. Make the most of any shaped space you’re working with. With modular kitchen design, there is a way to make your … Continue reading

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4 useful tips to decorate large living rooms

7 Nov4 useful tips to decorate large living rooms

When home shopping, the top of many buyers wish list is having a large living room. Then, when all is said and done, having to decorate such a large space can pose some issues. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with a few tried and … Continue reading

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Interior Design Trends You’ll See In 2019

31 OctInterior Design Trends You’ll See In 2019

STATEMENT CEILINGS Statement ceilings are a design trend we’re seeing a lot of in 2018. We’ve seen beautiful wood treatments to statement colors and sometimes even statement colors with contrast. Texture is everything this year. Going back to a traditional era when ceiling texture, colors, … Continue reading

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It’s go time!!!

11 JulIt’s go time!!!

There once was a silly young couple who bought a mid-century modern house from original owners which was in dire need of a serious facelift.   It was a slightly overwhelming project at the time but slowly they chipped away at it, doing most of … Continue reading

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4 Amazing Design Options for your Bathroom Vanities

6 Jun4 Amazing Design Options for your Bathroom Vanities

When it comes to decorating and livening up your bathroom spaces, there’s nothing better than bathroom vanities. Not only do they add character but are also immensely useful. Let’s be honest, there’s probably nothing that looks more untidy than your toiletries lying around the bathroom … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Choose a Wonderful Wall Curtain to Decorate Your Home

6 Jun6 Ways to Choose a Wonderful Wall Curtain to Decorate Your Home

When planning how to decorate your home, many of us underestimate the importance of wall curtains. Some of us may even overlook this crucial aspect of interior design. However, any styling expert would agree that wall curtains are an amazing addition to your space that … Continue reading

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4 Stylish Ways to Use Neutral Colors in Interior Design

6 Jun4 Stylish Ways to Use Neutral Colors in Interior Design

Neutral colors in interior design have been making headlines lately. And rightfully so. There’s probably no better way to turn up the style quotient of your interiors while keeping it elegant, chic, yet minimalistic. Here are four ways to set the mood and turn up … Continue reading

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ROUGE

16 AprROUGE

Rouge. It’s on everyone’s lips this spring season. We’re seeing women draped in head-to-toe, monochromatic red from Paris to New York fashion week. It’s no coincidence that the timeless classic red color has remained Design by Misha’s signature color . The inspiration never ends from … Continue reading

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Terrazzo Take-Over

29 DecTerrazzo Take-Over

If there’s one thing we’ve fallen in love with in 2017, it’s Terrazzo. Unfortunately terrazzo is often overlooked or looked at disdainfully due to its over-application in hospitality buildings in the 70’s. This beautiful product has so many possibilities to make all sorts of spaces … Continue reading

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2018 Pantone Color of the Year: Our Thoughts

18 Dec2018 Pantone Color of the Year: Our Thoughts

The year of greenery has come to an end and has been replaced by an equally bright but significantly more celestial hue: Ultra Violet. Pantone 18-3838 brings to mind a Prince album cover, the reflections of an amethyst crystal, and a pretty resounding “why?” from … Continue reading

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Eclectic and Vibrant Kitchen Design

12 DecEclectic and Vibrant Kitchen Design

Our most recent kitchen remodel has stolen our hearts. We were tasked with enlivening the living space and kitchen of fun family with a killer cook/mom. The existing beige track home kitchen absolutely did not represent the fun vibrant family that inhabits the space daily. … Continue reading

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DBM’s Holiday Picks

5 DecDBM’s Holiday Picks

It’s that time of year again- the rush between Halloween and New Years when the days fly by and suddenly it’s Christmas eve and you’ve barely had time to put the Thanksgiving tablescape away. We’ve collected 12 of our favorite holiday accessories that can last … Continue reading

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Sacramento Interior Decorator

17 AugSacramento Interior Decorator

A Sacramento Interior Decorators Shopping List Not only are we interior designers, we’re interior decorators as well! As a Sacramento interior decorator, Misha has a few places she frequents to find those finishing decorative touches to any interior design. We can’t spill all our secrets, … Continue reading

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Modern Interior

14 JulModern Interior

We’ve been swooning over staircases here at DBM. As the #sunsettosunset home remodeling project here in Sacramento gets underway we’ve been searching for a modern update to Misha and her family’s existing staircase. As we tend to gravitate towards modern interior design trends we’ve started … Continue reading

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Restaurant Design

10 JulRestaurant Design

Our jaws are dropping over some of the bold tile choices we’ve been seeing in more recent restaurant design. We’re all about using tile to set a space off, especially in restaurant design.   Here in Sacramento we love grabbing pre-dinner drinks (that often turn … Continue reading

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Tuscan Inspired Sacramento

5 JulTuscan Inspired Sacramento

It’s almost summertime in Sacramento! That means river days, ice cream in the park, and outdoor evening dinner parties. What better time to re-vitalize your Sacramento landscape design than now? Sacramento’s climate holds many similarities to the climate in Tuscany which means we can enjoy … Continue reading

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DBM’s Custom Furniture

18 JunDBM’s Custom Furniture

Sacramento seems to be suddenly booming with creative makers and designers. At Design by Misha we are SO enjoying the increased interest in Sacramento custom furniture and lighting design. We always jump at the opportunity to design custom furniture and light fixtures for our sacramento … Continue reading

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Wallpaper

14 JunWallpaper

  Check out Design by Misha’s latest round-up of beautiful wall coverings that are making us swoon over here! In Sacramento, we’ve been able to really upgrade the design of some spaces by simply adding a modern, showstopping, mural or wallcovering that really transforms the … Continue reading

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The Intro

27 MayThe Intro

OMG!  We just bought a MAJOR project!!!   Holy moly!  Our crazy family of 5 just bought an amazing Mid Century Modern home which is in need of a complete make-over!  Are we crazy?…maybe!  But here we go!!! This house was featured in Sunset Magazine … Continue reading

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Residential interior design

3 MayResidential interior design

A tufted leather sofa can set the tone of any residential interior design. Here are a couple of Design by Misha’s favorites. The modern chesterfield has the edge of being modern and classic, with its long mid-century legs, and sharp square angles. The classic chesterfield … Continue reading

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Interior Decoration Tips and Tricks

27 AprInterior Decoration Tips and Tricks

Interior design and interior decoration inform and work in harmony to create beautiful spaces. We’ve managed to learn a few tricks that make interior decoration just a little bit easier. Interior Decoration Tip #1: Hang your art at eye level. Nothing is worse than a … Continue reading

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Office Interior Design

22 AprOffice Interior Design

Office interior design has recently gone through a drastic change. The world of cubicles and hierarchical office interior design has been replaced with open office spaces, workspace variety, and office interior design that encourages collaboration. While this office interior design trend started with the uber … Continue reading

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Sacramento Bathroom Remodel & Kitchen Design – Design By Misha

1 AprSacramento Bathroom Remodel & Kitchen Design – Design By Misha

Everywhere we look, zellige Moroccan tile is making a strong statement among kitchen designs and bathroom remodels. The texture of zellige tile is stunning in every way: it’s handcrafted from white clay that is unrefined, and then glazed over in traditional glass colors. Zellige tile … Continue reading

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Sacramento Kitchen Design & Bathroom Remodel

1 AprSacramento Kitchen Design & Bathroom Remodel

Everywhere we look, zellige Moroccan tile is making a strong statement among kitchen designs and bathroom remodels. The texture of zellige tile is stunning in every way: it’s handcrafted from white clay that is unrefined, and then glazed over in traditional glass colors. Zellige tile … Continue reading

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Sacramento Home Interior Design Trends

1 AprSacramento Home Interior Design Trends

Now that we are well into 2017 we are starting to notice some of this year’s home interior design trends. The most prevalent of these current home interior design trends is a throwback to Mid-Century modern furniture and design. Many of our recent projects have … Continue reading

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2017 Color of the Year

8 Mar2017 Color of the Year

Here at Design by Misha we just can’t get over Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year. We love the idea of incorporating Greenery through a statement furniture piece, fun wall color or some sleek throw pillows. But really, what better way to bring Greenery to … Continue reading

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2017 Color of the Year!

31 Jan2017 Color of the Year!

As we leave 2016, we also say goodbye to the year of Rose Quartz and and Serenity. While we may miss these calming pastels we’ve eagerly anticipated each new 2017 Color of the Year announcement. Benjamin Moore has made a bold color choice with Shadow … Continue reading

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