Lighting is one of the most important elements of interior design, but it’s not just where the lighting is placed that matters — it is also the fixtures from which it emerges. When decorating with lamps, it’s important to choose a lamp shade that conveys the proper sense of balance. Keep these transitional home design … Read more: How to Pick Lampshades for Your Transitional Home

Dining Room

Planning your interior design project involves a lot more than picking out your favorite curtains and color scheme. Behind the design decisions and artistic interpretations are a need for timeliness, proper scheduling and top-notch communication. At Chrisicos Interiors, one of our primary goals is to make planning your interior design project as seamless and straightforward … Read more: Chrisicos Interiors Helps You Plan the Perfect Interior Design Project


Elle Decor has long been one of my favorite shelter magazines. I recently had the opportunity to listen to the magazine’s editor, Michael Boodro, speak at Boston Design Week. The experience was both educational and fulfilling as Michael is a great conversationalist and very adept at working with people. While sitting back in an upholstered … Read more: Michael Boodro Talks About Custom Interiors at Boston Design Week

Living Room

Throw pillows are perfect accents bringing color and interest to your space. Whether you’re decorating a living room, library, or foyer, here are a few tips and ideas to use as inspiration as you decorate with throw pillows. Mix patterns and solids. When using throw pillows on a solid-colored sofa or chair, try using two … Read more: How to Decorate With Throw Pillows in Your Back Bay Home


If you love transitional design with hints of crafty, artistic appeal, then you’re going to enjoy decorating with Passementerie. Pronounced “pass-mon-tree,” this decorative edging looks lovely on everything from curtains to pillow shams. Here’s a closer look. What is passementerie? Put simply, passementerie is trim. It comes in a lot of different varieties, from woven … Read more: Everything You Need to Know About Passementerie

Living room with leather couch

Leather is known not only for its beauty, but its durability. This simple yet luxurious material can be used in so many ways in transitional designs. If you are considering designing with leather for your next home project, here are some creative ideas. In The Kitchen Soft, supple leather is making its way into kitchen … Read more: How to Design Using Leather in Your Transitional Home