Welcome to the Tracy Lynn Studio Blog! Please enjoy our interior design blog entries and get a behind the scenes look at our San Diego interior design projects. Discover the latest trends and find out more about the world of interior design. Be Inspired!
Interior Design Paints: Our Project Paints
We often receive questions about the paints we use in our projects and thought we’d round up a few of the most requested. Before we get started, let’s go over a few interior design paint selection fundamentals. When it comes to selecting a paint color, consider the lighting and other color elements within a space….
Growing Pains – Bedroom Designing for Tweens
We’ve all experienced the growing pains of transitioning from kid, to tween, to teen. Blending treasures from toddlerhood with tournament trophies and a poster of their favorite idol can perplex even the most skilled design minds. As they mature, so do their interests and passions, not to mention the size of their furniture. These in-between…
Our TLS Family
Greetings from Mexico! Though our trip was over a month ago, it took us just that long to view the pics :). And after some deliberation, we choose this shot as our official group portrait. We had so much fun with our extended TLS family and returned to the states refueled and ready to tackle…
The entire TLS team (+1s) is off to Puerta Vallarta, Mexico! We’re going to put the T in TLS, tequila and team building, on the beach. 😉 We are SO looking forward to some fun in the sun and much needed rest, especially after such a busy start to the year. Before we go, here…
Spring Interior Design Trends & News
We’ve had an incredibly busy year so far and it’s brought us some amazing opportunities to share our designs and thoughts on design with a new audience. Most recently, the Studio was invited to contribute to a morning news segment and provide expertise on spring interior design trends and ways to update your home décor…
With Love from TLS
In our efforts to stay up to date on the latest trends and life happenings we often come across non-interior items and brands that we love. And since we can’t use them in our designs, we thought we’d start sharing some of our unique finds with all of you! We’re starting off our first feature…
New Year, New Design Resolutions
Now that the holidays are safely behind us, we’re taking some time to reflect and refocus on the year ahead. In our efforts to identify some goals for 2018, we’ve come up with some alternatives to the typical New Year’s resolutions and thought we’d share them with our Tracy Lynn Studio community. Travel – Whether…
Specialty Spaces: Unique Interior Design Ideas
In recent years, TLS has designed some truly memorable, nontraditional, spaces. We would like to think that we’ve demonstrated how interior design is not limited to the “main” rooms of a home. Kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms and living rooms often receive the greatest attention, but there’s a growing trend in designing “specialty rooms”, catered to the…
Plants with a Purpose: 4 Health Benefits of Interior Plant Decor
If you’re familiar with our TLS designs, you may start to notice a subtle trend across many of our projects. You may not have guessed it right away, but it greenery! We’re not taking about the 2016 Pantone color of the year, we’re referring to actual living foliage and plants. You may ask “why”? Besides…
Fundamentals of Color: Part 2 – The Symbolism
In addition to their remarkable ability to transform into other hues, colors have the ancillary ability to evoke feelings through their hidden meanings. This psychological phenomena brings us to our second stop in our journey through all things color. Now let’s take a look at the hidden symbolism behind some of our “favorite” colors and…
Fundamentals of Color: Part 1 – The Basics
We are surrounded by colors at all times and at every place. Colors occur in nature, can be man-made, are a part of culture, food, art and almost every aspect of life. They have the ability to leave a lasting impression in our minds, and at times, it feels as though there is no rhyme…
Behind the Scenes at Kravet Inc.
At TLS, we pride ourselves on our relationships, whether it’s our clients or contractors we are committed to maintaining and fostering lasting partnerships. And sometimes we are fortunate enough to benefit from these valued friendships, as we did on a recent trip to visit our dear friends at Kravet Inc. at their NYC headquarters. Principal…
Tracy Travels – London & Paris II
Paris After a few days of embracing all that is London, Tracy hopped on the Eurostar and made her way under the sea to Paris. For the grand finale of her European design tour, Tracy headed to Les Puces (The Fleas) aka the Paris Flea Market. With hundreds of merchants and endless walkways, Les Puces…
Tracy Travels – London & Paris I
London A few months ago, our founder, Tracy Lynn, seized the opportunity to travel to two of the world’s leading design capitals; London & Paris. With the hopes of discovering new sources of design inspiration and vendors to use on future projects, Tracy was keen to check out all that each city had to offer….
In Reflection – Year of the bathroom remodel!
With the holiday season in full swing and the New Year just around the corner we’re taking a moment to look back at some of our most memorable interior design projects this year. And in reflection, this was undoubtedly the year of the bathroom! Besides their practical function as a “room to bathe”, bathroom remodeling…