Inspiration

Our Favorite Interior Design Instagrams to Follow

Like everyone else, we are totally obsessed with Instagram. We love the daily dose of inspiration from scrolling through our feed and seeing what other designers are creating. Here’s our list of favorite interior design accounts that we follow! Check them out! @Pencilandpaperco Husband and wife design team Benjamin and Gen Sohr living a creative life in Nashville, Tennessee. @Kellywearstler Designer. Mom. Art and Nature Lover. www.kellywearstler.com @Ryankorban We’re obsessed with Ryan Korban’s urban glam style that he incorporates into each of his uber luxe [...]

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Our Guide to Scandinavian Interiors

Scandinavian style interior design has taken over the world with its simple and distinct look. It’s so popular that you would be hard pressed to pick up a design magazine without seeing it. The style is a throwback to the 1950’s mantra that put focus on simplicity and functionality. However, the design style also pays a lot of attention on minimalism, but doesn’t feel cold or uninviting. The goal is the exact opposite – putting emphasis on warmth and [...]

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Product Feature: Ambrose Accent Table by JKM Home

Few people know luxury furniture better than J. Kent Martin. The launch of his new product line last year at High Point Market has landed his tables in some pretty great company in magazines like Traditional Home. The Obelisk Home team also loves using them in designs for clients – and the clients love them too. Read More About JKM Home Here We’re featuring one of our favorite tables from the line; Ambrose, today. Ambrose is a mid-century modern take on the [...]

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Bedroom Details We Love

The bedroom is arguably the most important room in the house – it’s where you relax and recharge every day. It’s also often the most neglected because no one ever sees it. A bedroom needs to beautiful and functional in order to live your most healthy lifestyle, here are our 4 favorite bedroom details that will take your resting spot to a new level of luxe and make your life easier… Luxury Bedding We don’t have to tell you that the bed [...]

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20 Well-Designed Hallways

Hallways are often the most neglected part of the home (putting aside that one “guest room” that’s really just an extra closet at this point). It seems that halls are overlooked and just used as a path, where shoes are dumped and no thought is put into how they look. With the right direction, hallways can actually become a beautiful part of the home and can even be a place to take design risks to make a statement. Choosing the perfect [...]

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Color Swag

It seems having a healthy amount of “color swag” is a prerequisite at Obelisk Home. It’s fair to say, we use of the whole big box of crayons everyday. Color is our favorite design tool, but we know not everyone exudes such color confidence. This color-filled July we’re revealing our color crushes and sharing a few “color clues” with you–that you might boldly embrace color like never before. COLOR CLUES: • Examine your wardrobe for signs of colors you are consistently drawn [...]

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A Conversation With and About Color        

Color can speak louder than words. Color is a designer’s most powerful tool, used to harness emotion, create atmosphere, express style and influence mood.  Color is not only intuitive but is our most accessible, affordable and effective means to create the perfect personal environment. Color is very often the thing we recall most about a beautiful home, making a lasting impression on our psyches.  Color is never an all-for-one decision as it affects each of us differently, based on factors [...]

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A Good Kind Of Pride

The LGBT community celebrates “Pride Month” every June, to commemorate the beginning of the 48 year-old Gay Rights Movement. Obelisk Home invites all people–tall, short, young, old, gay and straight– to participate in this this life-affirming homage to humankind. This June learn more about a social movement that continues to fight discrimination at home and abroad. As we pay honor to those taken too often and too soon from (more…)

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When Designers Were Brave

At a time when posting every detail of life, over-sharing and inundating our peers with hash tags, blog posts, e-blasts and TMI– how could anyone’s personal decorating DNA ever be considered cutting edge, contentious or controversial? It takes a lot to raise an eyebrow these days, especially when (more…)

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Wall To Wall Style

Are you one of those people that shriek with horror when someone mentions wallpaper? We get it. Wallpaper brings to mind horrible memories of the stuffy interiors of your childhood. Let’s face it, we got more than a little tacky in the past. But over the past few years, wallpaper has been making a huge comeback, and we’re loving it. Wallpaper has been around for over 500 years, (more…)

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