Aligned Design Holiday Decorating and Gift Guide

As the seasons change and we move from summer into fall and winter, we are often inspired to change our decor for the holidays and to look for gifts.While this can be a magical time of year, it can also feel commercial and overwhelming. You may worry about how to decorate for the holidays or find the perfect gift for family, friends, clients, or co-workers.How can you stay aligned with who you are, while creating the perfect space that you enjoy and want to share during holidays?How can you find Read more [...]

Three Reasons to Change Your Decor in the Fall

As the season changes and we move from summer into fall, we are often inspired to change our decor. But why? Are there any good reasons to do it?Why yes! There are several. And they are all good for us!This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. 1. Stay Connected to the Outdoors One way to stay connected to the outdoors is by bringing Read more [...]

Healthy Home-Feel Good with Biophilia

As humans, we want to be connected with nature and other living things such as people, animals and plants.  This longing for “connection” with other life forms is called “biophilia”.  The term was first used by Erich Fromm in The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness (1973) and later by Edward O. Wilson in his work Biophilia (1984). Lately, there seems to be more emphasis on this concept in the world of Interior Design.As humans we have always been connected to nature, for survival, sustenance, Read more [...]