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Problem Solved:  Powder Rooms are generally small, but if designed well they can make a big impression.  Here are a few we have installed for clients looking to impress their guests. Modern on Monument Avenue   This client wanted to make a stunning, modern statement. The Lacava pedestal...

Placing the TV over the fireplace is a design question that comes up almost weekly.  Is it safe? Is it ideal for viewing? How does it all work together as the centerpiece for a room? There is no "white paper" that explains or spells out recommendations...

The popular “Urban Farmhouse” trend is starting to morph into “Urban Industrial" where natural materials blend with more streamlined decor for a fresh, modern style.  Here are great ways to fake it in a non-industrial setting. Faux Brick Installing brick tile with a jagged edge creates a...

I used to panic when a client wanted a recliner for the “man of the house." Now the women want them too! 2019 has seen a resurgence in recliners or what the experts call “Motion Furniture." I truly believe this is because the new recliners...

A plain white ceiling can often stand out in an otherwise well appointed room.  Why do so many people forget this 5th wall? Did you know this post is part of a series? Make sure to view Part 1 and Part 2. This edition of ceiling inspiration...

How do you handle an off-center chandelier in a small space?  Old homes present challenges when it comes to plumbing and electrical.  Most of it can’t be relocated.  Sometimes clever solutions are required… This was the off-center chandelier in the powder room at the Richmond Symphony Orchestra...

“Stairway To Heaven,” the foyer at the Richmond Symphony Orchestra League Designer House, has an awkward corner. It needed something thoughtful. The giant urn finials reminded me of chess pieces, so I decided to run with it.   The finals on the newel posts at Holly Lawn...

When Jones Custom Homes asked us to be their interior designer for “The Modena” at Homearama 2018, we had no idea what an opportunity it would be to showcase our designs.  So many people made this home beautiful, executing our designs and showing off their talents...

Choosing paint colors for your home can be overwhelming. Luckily, picking the right paint color is an interior designer's specialty. When this family of four moved from Arizona to Richmond, Va., I helped them take their style from Southwest to refined Southern with a pallet of...

Relax, smile and feel at ease every time you step inside the door. At Kathy Corbet Interiors we create a comfortable, beautiful respite where you enjoy spending time. Providing custom spaces tailored for you in the greater Richmond area and beyond.