Structural Interior Design Guides

Explore our in-depth guides to the key structural components of your home. Learn about choosing, designing, and maintaining walls, ceilings, floors, staircases, fireplaces, and more. Get tips on materials, construction methods, aesthetics, and best practices for these critical structural elements. Whether you’re remodeling part of your home or building from scratch, our structural element guides have the insights you need to understand these integral parts of your living space. Learn how to maximize durability, functionality, and visual appeal in your walls, floors, ceilings, stairs, fireplaces and other important structural features.

Design ideas for interesting interior walls

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7 Striped Wall Ideas for the Home

Stripes offer timeless appeal. We show how striped wall ideas in bedrooms, living rooms, and other spaces can elevate a room with wallpaper, paint colors, tape designs, and more projects to try with varying stripe widths.

Flooring ideas to make your home stand out.

Hardwood Flooring Pros and Cons

Discover the pros and cons of hardwood floors to determine if they are right for your home. We compare solid hardwood vs. engineered options, maintenance, cost, durability and more things to consider before installing new floors.

Tips for how to design the ceilings in your home.

Choose the right interior doors for your home.

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10 Amazing Interior Arched Doorway Ideas

Discover beautiful interior arched doorway ideas to add character and charm to any room. From farmhouse to modern arched doorways, find 10 amazing inspirational photos.

Selecting windows that fit your aesthetic while letting the daylight shine in!

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23 Major Window Styles for Homes

Discover popular window styles for homes, from classic double-hung to modern casement windows. Explore window options to improve your home.

Get inspired by the most beautiful staircase designs around the world.

Create a cozy home fireplace design to enjoy all winter long.

Marble fireplace ideas @lindseygoddardinteriors

16 Gorgeous Marble Fireplace Ideas

Elevate your living room with breathtaking marble fireplace and surround ideas. See luxury designs with black, white, and other exquisite marble materials.

Improve your home's livability by adding built-ins to different parts of the house for more storage, seating, and practicality.