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Lovely Lighting Ideas to Refresh Your Home

When it comes to interior design, most of us desire to create the biggest visual impact we can achieve with minimal cost. Our focus today is interior lighting, and we will be showing you some simple ways to acquire a high-design look for less! Lighting is one of the most important and powerful elements of interior design, and it is key for a well-designed home. The lighting used in your space will strongly affect the overall feel and ambiance of your space. ...

Thursday Apr 11 2019MORE >>

One Sofa: Four Delightful Designer Looks

Today we are excited to share with you four fabulous looks to spruce up your sofa! The season of spring is upon us and there is no better time to refresh your space (or sofa) with gorgeous throw pillows! Changing the look of your entire room can easily be achieved by simply switching out your throw pillows. Incorporating a pop-of-pattern, vibrant color and rich texture are essential elements for a well-balanced room, and you can include all of these ...

Thursday Apr 4 2019MORE >>

An Exclusive look into our Designer Home Renovation with Randi Smith Pt.4

Welcome to our final post on Randi Smith's historic home renovation. Randi is an extremely talented designer and also manages The Black Goose Design. The last few weeks on the blog Randi has given an exclusive inside look on her design renovation journey with helpful design tips on remodeling a home. Today she is sharing some updates she has made to her master bedroom. Each of Randi's home renovation projects has had different timelines, budgets and ...

Thursday Mar 21 2019MORE >>

An Exclusive look into our Historic Home Renovation with Randi Smith Pt.3

Today we are thrilled to present part three on this amazing historical home transformation located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Our wonderful manager at The Black Goose Design, Randi, has given us a rare opportunity and exclusive look inside her personal home renovation. This stunning home was originally built in 1899 and still displays remarkable charm today. Renovations can be extensive and rather stressful at times. There are so many critical choices and elements that go ...

Thursday Mar 14 2019MORE >>

An Exclusive look into our Historic Home Renovation with Randi Smith Pt.2

Welcome back to part two of Randi Smith's historic home renovation! Randi is an extremely talented designer and also manages our gorgeous interior design store, The Black Goose Design located in Midvale, Utah. She has been on a home renovation journey since October of 2017 and all of the details are coming together beautifully! Today we are continuing to share more helpful tips from Randi and giving you an exclusive peek at her construction experience.  Seek Trustworthy ...

Thursday Mar 7 2019MORE >>

An Exclusive look into our Historic Home Renovation with Randi Smith Pt.1

"We shape our buildings, thereafter they shape us." - Winston Churchill.  At The Black Goose Design, we believe our homes are a part of our identity. Home is a place where we escape, celebrate and find solace. We believe each home should reflect the unique inhabitants within its walls. We are delighted to show the remarkable renovation of this historic home. Built in 1899, it is located in the charming Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah.  It ...

Thursday Feb 28 2019MORE >>

Helpful Designer Tips to Refresh your Home after the Holidays

As the cheerful holiday decorations are back into storage, we start to feel a little blue and our homes begin to look a bit sparse. Our talented designers are here to help you to keep those wintery blues from starting to settle in. The Black Goose Design is excited today to share some helpful designer tips to keep your home looking refreshed and renewed for the upcoming year! We are delighted to spill some useful designer advice ...

Thursday Jan 3 2019MORE >>

Complete Your Room with Designer Draperies: Expert Tips from Kelly

Today we are thrilled to hear from one of our talented designers, Kelly. She is giving some helpful design advice on how she works with clients to achieve the perfect finishing touch to a room with window treatments.   As designers, it is our goal to complete the room with every designer detail including window treatments. Dressing your windows is like the icing on the cake, or the perfect accessory to your fashionable outfit, it just feels complete! The same rule applies to ...

Thursday Jan 25 2018MORE >>

How to Create a Designer Lighting Plan: Expert Tips from our Designer Pt. 1

Today one of our talented designers, Heather, is spilling some expert tips on how to create a master plan for lighting your home! Lighting is one of the most important and powerful elements of interior design, and it is key for a well-designed home. The lighting used in your space will strongly affect the overall feel and ambiance of your space. We are excited to present these wonderful tips to help you illuminate your home with layers ...

Thursday Oct 26 2017MORE >>

How to Select the Perfect Carpet: Helpful Expert Design Tips from Kelly

Choosing quality carpet is an extremely important factor for your home especially when it comes to functionality, durability, and achieving the overall look that you desire in your space. Today we delighted to share some helpful tips from our own expert designer, Kelly Winn. First, you need to know the basics; the fiber type, choosing a style or pattern and the color of the carpet. A big factor you may want to consider is the warranty and longevity of ...

Thursday Sep 21 2017MORE >>

Ask A Designer: To Match or Not to Match?

Thank you for all your kind comments and suggestions for our "Ask A Designer" series. We are delighted to share with you today expert design advice so get those pencils ready for some serious note taking.   One question stood out to us, “How can I mix patterns and not be matchy matchy.” This is a question that our designers at The Black Goose Design get asked daily! We have selected a few of our favorite ...

Thursday Aug 31 2017MORE >>

Remodel or Rebuild? Helpful Hints from a Designer

When the time comes to update your space we all seem to be in the same big debate, whether to start over and build a new home or to remodel your existing home? Perhaps you are thinking you might want to give your existing space a little "TLC" with a remodel update if you are not ready to take a giant step and build new. Not to worry, The Black Goose Design is here to give you some helpful hints and ...

Wednesday Aug 23 2017MORE >>

Our Top Designer Neutral Paint Picks

Get ready to sharpen those pencils and take some serious notes, we have a wonderful treat on our blog today! Our talented designers are sharing their top neutral paint picks of all-time.  Paint has the power to impact an entire room, having a strong affect on the overall mood and feeling of the space. If you are looking to make a dramatic impact to your home while getting the biggest bang for your buck, without-a-doubt your solution is ...

Thursday Jun 29 2017MORE >>

Designer Tips for Selecting a Stunning Sofa Pt.2

Welcome back to part two of our educational designer tips on how to select the perfect sofa. Our last blog post we had touched on the construction of the frame, inner cushioning and function. Throughout this post, we will be focusing on the visual design of the sofa, the fabric and how to choose the right upholstery and durability level for your needs. First, you really need to know what a textile is, so let ...

Tuesday Feb 28 2017MORE >>

Designer Tips for Selecting a Stunning Sofa Pt.1

The Black Goose Design is sharing some excellent educational designer tips when it comes to selecting that stunning sofa you have been dreaming of.  The sofa is likely to be one of the most well-used pieces of furniture in you home, so what really should you be looking for? Size, level of comfort, fabric durability or all of the above? Absolutely all the above, but most of all you want an ultra-comfy functional sofa that ...

Sunday Feb 26 2017MORE >>