Unlikely Roommates: Intergenerational Housing

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My husband’s grandmother, Grammie for short, lived most of her life in a suburb of Washington, DC. She is the longest serving crossing guard of the Alexandria police department. And if you ask her, she absolutely loved putting on the uniform and “working her corner”. She watched as generations of children went to school each morning, helping them to safely …

Happy Holidays from ID Collaborative

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It’s been another great year at ID Collaborative. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our clients, manufacturers, reps, installers, and friends. We would no be able to do what we do without you. We’re looking forward to another year of new and on-going projects. ID Collaborative will close at noon on Friday, December 21 in observance …

How to Accessorize a Book Shelf

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Have you ever dreamed of that perfectly accessorized bookshelf for your office or living room – you know, the one that looks like the bookshelves in a Pottery Barn magazine or Architectural Digest – only to find that it was WAY harder to put together than you thought? I imagine many of you are nodding your head yes. It’s not …

The “Shear” Genius of Wool Carpet

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Wool has been a staple in clothing and floor coverings for hundreds of years, and it’s not hard to see why – it’s a renewable resource (i.e. sheep grow their coats back after being sheared), it does not harm animals, it’s durable, and it keeps us warm! But did you know that wool also keeps our air clean? It sounds …

Mixing Old World With Contemporary

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One of the kicks we get out of our projects, is finding the right mix of styles and how best to pull a project together when you are challenged with old world meets contemporary. With the desire for a sleek contemporary vacation home, yet the need to add a few antique style pieces of furniture, we opted to do the …

Featured Designer: LAUREN WILLIAMS

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CANVAS WITH MOVEMENT – Modern Fiber Art to Fulfill your Boho Fantasies So, I stumbled upon this amazingly talented artist while thumbing through my Instagram one Saturday morning and her work immediately caught my eye. Can I just say I’M NOW OBSESSED! Lauren Williams is the face behind Lauren Williams Art + Home where she offers, tapestries, paintings, prints and …

IDC Makes the Triad’s List of Largest Women Owned Businesses

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We are proud to announce that ID Collaborative ranks as the 48th largest woman owned business in the Triad based on number of employees according to the Triad Business Journal’s list published on September 6, 2018. You can see the list by following the link below to the Triad Business Journal. https://www.bizjournals.com/triad/subscriber-only/2018/09/06/largest-triad-women-owned-businesses.html

A New Way To Gather

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If you’ve been researching design trends or re-designed your space in the past few years, you’ve probably heard of a community table. These long rectangular tables can serve a number of functions, from an informal meeting space to a dining hotspot. Though the trend has taken longer to catch on in certain sectors of design, I believe it’s a trend …