The Black Goose Design Blog

The Marx/Herr Home Reveal, Part 1

Welcome to the Marx/Herr residence, one of our latest design projects in south Salt Lake County. We’re delighted to unveil this show-stopper home with you and the many inspirational takeaways you can apply to your own design work.   Home: Marx/Herr Residence The Black Goose Design Team Member: Del Reanne Lucas Wilson Photography: Lindsay Salazar Project Timeframe: 20 months Home Style: …It’s complicated HOME STYLE Why complicated? Well, the home was purchased as a nearly-finished new build, so the style was already in place ...

Wednesday May 11 2022MORE >>

How to Select the Right Rug for Your Space

Welcome to this magic carpet ride! We compiled our go-to rug rules of thumb. From size and material to care and maintenance, consider this your go-to source for rug wisdom.  MATERIAL, GIRL Like any other textile, rugs come in various fibers and finishes. Understanding your different options and what to put where will help ensure your rug stands the test of time. image credit: Lindsay Salazar     WOOL Placement: High-traffic areas, such as entryways, living rooms, bedrooms, and dining rooms. Quality: Extremely ...

Wednesday Apr 27 2022MORE >>

High Point Furniture Market Recap and Upcoming Trends

High Point Furniture Market is like a crystal ball of good things on the design horizon! We love making this trip to North Carolina to take in the trends, shop for new pieces, and immerse ourselves in the wonderful world of home décor and design.   Will you be our +1? Join us on this walk-through of Market highlights and favs!   Market Must #1: Warm Meets Cool Whether you’re on Team Warm or drool for cool, the upcoming color ...

Wednesday Apr 13 2022MORE >>

Our Go-To Ottoman and Why

The Lee Industries Tailor Made Ottoman is our go-to at The Black Goose Designs for MANY reasons. Take a look at why it holds our hearts.   image: Lindsay Salazar IT'S YOUR TOP CHOICE FOR TOPS Where finishes are concerned, this ottoman offers several options. Choose from one of the following: 1. Plain: Offering a smooth, modern, seamless look.   2. Diamond Tuft: For a more traditional take, this geometric option is a girl’s best friend. (And a guy’s, for that matter!)   3. Waffle Tuft: ...

Wednesday Mar 23 2022MORE >>

Beautiful Basement Remodel Inspiration

Is there an area of your home that triggers the "One of These Things is Not Like the Others" song from our old-school Sesame Street days? The basement is a common contender. This remodel of a 20+ year-old home's basement definitely completes the gorgeous look and feel of the rest of this Kaysville, Utah, home. See how we took this space out of the, ahem, limelight, and into the modern day with impressive before-and-after pics, design rendering ...

Wednesday Mar 9 2022MORE >>