Posts Tagged ‘Space Plan’

A Contemporary CHAIR and a HALF

A Contemporary CHAIR and a HALF

Larger than a lounge chair and smaller than a love seat the size of a Chair and a Half is the perfect size for sharing… or not. Usually about 48” wide a Chair and a Half is big enough for reading with a small child, sharing comfortably with a medium sized pet or spreading out […]


When is it time for design?

When is it time for design?

Does your living/working space flow? How long do you plan to live/work at this space? Do you know or want to develop your personal style? Any interior benefits from a good furniture/space plan. Plans allow you to make the most of available space.  A good plan is more important than good furniture because the plan […]


Being at Home with Planning your Kitchen

Being at Home with Planning your Kitchen

Kitchens have come full circle from being the center & hearth of the home for cooking, eating & gathering, to clean efficient hidden away spaces used only for cooking, to again being the center of gatherings in open plan kitchens. What makes a good kitchen? The obvious answer based on today’s trends would be stainless […]


Plan with Design & Decoration in Mind

Plan with Design & Decoration in Mind

“It starts with a plan” is the mantra of the Design Directors of INSTUDIO. The plan is the road map for overall interior design direction. If you don’t know where you are going how will you ever get there? Start with a furniture plan. Even people who don’t intend to design a room create a […]


Interior Decorating & Design Starts With a Plan

Interior Decorating & Design Starts With a Plan

The interior Design Directors of INSTUDIO use the phrase “It starts with a plan” as an all inclusive directive for design services that change lives through design. An overall plan comes into play for any budget or design direction from restyling a room, redecorating, remodeling one room or designing completely custom home interiors. Restyle of […]


A Family Room for All

A Family Room for All

A large family room often has to serve more than one purpose. If the family room is a large sunny loft like space with views of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge what family member wouldn’t want to use it?  This family room was used as a part time home office, a music room and alternate […]


International Chic Restyle

International Chic Restyle

A collection with international chic was brought together for the restyle of this elegant San Francisco living room. Using only what was found in other areas of the home designers Samuel F. Lewis and Stephen Kladder of INSTUDIO helped the homeowner see her furniture and art in a new way. She had collected a wonderful […]


A Modern Bath

A Modern Bath

Bathrooms are one of the most expensive remodeling projects to do. A home’s renovation often starts with updating a bathroom. If your design style is contemporary consider a classic modern white on white bathroom. After seeing a white on white bath designed by INSTUDIO Avner Lapovsky enlisted the design directors to create one of his […]


How to Measure Your Furniture

How to Measure Your Furniture

Here is your INSTUDIO design tool that shows you how to measure your furniture in your rooms.  It also shows you how to measure rugs and floor lamps and record the information you need for your design project.


How to Measure Your Rooms

How to Measure Your Rooms

Here is your INSTUDIO design tool that shows you how to measure your room and record the information you will need for your design project.


Residential Restyle Design Services

INSTUDIO Interior Design Directors Samuel Lewis and Stephen Kladder offer affordable interior design direction to clients who want to re-use their furniture, art and accessories in a fresh new way. Restyled with a new furniture plan, better utilization of space, freshened colors, along with a new design direction; your interiors are redefined with a look […]


Small Business Interior Design Services

INSTUDIO Interior Design Directors Samuel Lewis and Stephen Kladder are both excellent space planners who began their careers designing corporate interiors. Continuing their expertise in planning, INSTUDIO offers design services to small business owners. While developing a business plan or building an existing business, the visual and practical side of your work place can get […]


Residential Interior Design Services

  INSTUDIO helps you to evaluate how you really live and how you want to live. First we listen. Listening allows us to develop furniture or design plans relevant to your life & style. Samuel Lewis and Stephen Kladder act as personal INTERIOR DESIGN DIRECTORS helping you to achieve your objectives.  From full service interior […]


Talk About Design

Talk About Design

Any couple or family should talk about interior design prior to making simple or major design decisions for the home. It’s rare that everyone involved is as passionate about every aspect of the design direction but all voices need to be heard.  A couple or family has individual needs that should be addressed prior to […]