Fall Decorating Ideas for your Airbnb Home in the Hudson Valley – by Dino Alexander, Alluvion Vacations – Hudson Valley’s Top Vacation Rental Management Agency

Fall Decorating Ideas for your Airbnb Home in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

Fall foliage season is about to bring thousands of visitors from all across the globe to our beautiful area to watch the leafs changing color and to be amazed and inspired for months to come. To help with getting the most out of your Airbnb home, Dino Alexander of the Alluvion Vacations shares some of his top fall exterior decorating ideas that will make your Airbnb home stand out from the rest and get you the most bookings this fall season in the Hudson Valley and Catskills. […]

Five Elements of Interior Design – by Maxwell Alexander

Five Elements of Interior Design – by Maxwell Alexander

Whether you are working with existing furnishings and fabrics or “starting from scratch” with an empty room, you should always use the elements and principles of design as a guide in choosing everything. The elements are your tools or raw materials, much like paints are the basics to a painter. The elements of design include space, line, form, color, and texture. The principles of design relate to how you use these elements and are balance, emphasis, rhythm, proportion and scale, and harmony and unity. Element […]

Give Your Home Some Space! Interior Design Tips for Small Living

Give Your Home Some Space! by Designer Maxwell L. Alexander (Duncan Avenue Interior Design Studio) Whether your house is big or small, a stand-alone structure or an apartment, it will go through a facelift sooner or later. You will have to repaint the walls (or get rid of the wallpaper), jettison junk that as accumulated over the years, and perhaps go in for some new furniture. It is easier for us Millennials, just because we used to “living small”, however, it applies to everyone who’s […]

It’s time to Reimagine Your Workspace – 5 Secrets of Productivity and Feng Shui from the Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Reimagine Your Workspace – 5 Secrets of Productivity and Feng Shui by Hudson Valley Style Magazine Editor, Designer Maxwell Alexander Designer Maxwell Alexander / Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Just a few months ago we featured Villa 9W – one of the Duncan Avenue Design Studio projects and analyzed it from the Feng Shui perspective. I like using Feng Shui concepts to make overly complicated scientific ideas more relatable and down-to-earth. It is fascinating how our knowledge of home design circled back thousands of years just to see […]