Top Ten Interior Design Web Sites: lovetoknow.com

Top Ten Interior Design Web Sites: lovetoknow.com

Sheffield School of Interior Design
Great online collection of interior design concepts, ideas and tips. Check out the tips of the month, the room of the month, and answers to design dilemmas. And of course you can enroll in the school and learn to be a professional designer.
eBay Home and Garden
Shop for home decor, lamps and lighting, window treatments and more. As always when shopping on eBay, pay attention to shipping costs and seller’s feedback scores.
Designing Online
Lots of resources and links to products here. Decorating articles, and a home and garden forum.
Amazon
Shop for books in their Interior Design category. Subcategories include painting and wallpapering, and upholstery and fabrics
Rental Decorating Digest
Design specifics for renters or others who can’t modify the basic home layout. Start at Interior Design 101 for the whole process, or jump directly to decorating by room. How to redesign a rental, and making dorm rooms habitable are worth a visit.
HomeDesignerSoftware.com
Software that allows you to design virtual rooms, homes, landscapes and exteriors. See what it will look like before you begin, evaluate costs.
Better Homes and Gardens
The classic periodical has an extensive online site, with a design gallery driven by pulldown menus, arrange-a-room and color-a-room tools, a how-to encyclopedia, and lots more.
Annie Sloan
UK designer, has many products available online. Includes painted and unpainted furniture; they will paint, ‘distress’ and wax your item to your specifications.
LivingHome.com
Fun site with great features. Visit the library, or Design Sketches, which features some of their great (and often funny) finds.
Ruffell-Brown
Online shopping for custom window blinds, wall coverings and tapestries. If you live in Vancouver, you can get inhome consultation.
HGTV decorating
Home and Garden Television’s website has a lot of interior design ideas and information. 2006 color trends, guest room makeovers and tips for a serene bedroom.
PriceGrabber.com
Shop their home and garden section for furniture, construction and remodeling supplies, and more.
DoItYourself.com
Home decorating section includes sections on decorating for kids, for the holidays, and decorating accents.
Collections Etc.
An unusual site, with most items $14.99. Lots of kitsch, including this cow rug. Visit their outdoor shop and pick up a set of chinese lanterns for your next patio party.
SeeMyDesign.com
Interactive online site to try out your ideas. Lots of fun. Also links to businesses who can sell you what you need to make your design come to life.
Touch of Class
Shop by style or category. Visit the clearance rack or chat online with the live helpdesk. Shop by theme, such as Tuscan or African Safari
LoveToKnow Interior Design
We hate to brag, but our own LTK Interior Design channel is full of useful articles, such as Country French Style Basics
Behr Paint
from concrete sealers to faux finishes. Visit their Inspirations page or get expert advice on how to paint.
InteriorDeZine
An eZine for interior design. Extensive history of furniture, a design glossary and downloadable ebooks.
InteriorMall.com
From area rugs to window treatments. Visit their Statues section for bronze and stone statuary.

Best of Citysearch.com: New York Interior Designers

Audience Winner
Editorial Winner
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Encore Decor Interior Design
PO Box 1897 (Old Chelsea Station) , New York , NY , 10113
This interior designer, regularly seen on television, provides a wide array of design services to Manhattan, Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Christopher Coleman Interior
55 Washington St Ste 707 , Brooklyn , NY , 11201-1036
Family-friendly interiors using bright, inventive fabrics and simple designs are what bring customers and media praise to this DUMBO studio.
2.
Area Aesthetics Interior Design
320 2nd Ave , New York , NY , 10003
Residential and commercial decorator offers a full range of interior design services.
3.
Use-What-You-Have Interiors
145 E 74TH St Ste 8C , New York , NY , 10021-3225
One-day redesign using your current furnishings, from complete redecorating to question-specific consultations. In-home and New York-based decorator training also offered.
4.
Christopher Coleman Interior
55 Washington St Ste 707 , Brooklyn , NY , 11201-1036
Family-friendly interiors using bright, inventive fabrics and simple designs are what bring customers and media praise to this DUMBO studio.
5.
Drake Design Associates Incorporated
315 E 62ND St , New York , NY , 10021-7767
The company’s designers help high-end residences sparkle with bright color, plush fabric and a blending of furniture from various historical periods.
6.
Apartment Therapy
22 Howard Street , New York , NY , 10013-3137
Interior design blogger and guru will clean up your act.
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Thierry W Despont Office
10 Harrison St , New York , NY , 10013-2810
A team of 40 architects and decorators with offices in New York and Paris boast high-end clients and luxury projects.
8.
Interiors by Francesca
99-45 67th Rd , Forest Hills , NY , 11375
9.
Richard Meier & Partners
475 10TH Ave Ste 6 , New York , NY , 10018-1179
These urban design architects value natural daylight in their plans for corporate and governmental buildings and private residences.
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Robert Am Stern Architects
460 W 34TH St Ste 18 , New York , NY , 10001-2341
At this 260-person firm, architects, landscape architects, and interior designers engineer structures and spaces that complement surrounding buildings.