Influence of nature on interior design

It's no coincidence that when we think of a place to relax it usually somewhere in nature. Weather it's a tropical beach, the mountains, or the woods. Nature has a natural (ha) calming factor. So what does this have to do with interior design?…

The process behind the picture

On social media, we always see the best of things. The picture where you look the best, the best angle, the best lighting, and the best editing. But what about all the work that goes into making that perfect picture, all the behind the scenes…

Restaurants in Barcelona with unique interior

Today we are talking about our two favorite things: food and interior design! I recently went to Barcelona, Spain and the architecture as well as interior design had me in awe. There is such a variety of styles that combines to become beautiful…

Back to school: Classroom Decor

It's that time of year again! Yep you guessed it, back to school. We have 4 unique classroom decor ideas that are sure to encourage a more exciting school year! As we know all too well, sitting in a traditional classroom setting can be kind…

Why Fashion's Influence on Interior Design Matters

You know that scene in The Devil Wears Prada where Meryl Streep absolutely shreds Anne Hathaway's self esteem to pieces? You're probably thinking, which one? How silly of me, let me explain. Meryl Streep, otherwise known as Miranda Priestly,…

5 Instagram Worthy Cities in SoCal You Need To Visit

It's that time of year again. It's nearly time to head back to school and things are getting a bit hectic, but you're still thinking of a last minute road trip to take with loved ones, friends or even by yourself. As California is known for…

How to Make Any Room Extra Glam

If you've been following us on Instagram (which you definitely should be, @satinandslate) you know that lately we've been inspired by a lot of blush tones, delicate accents and lavish interiors. While everyones definition of glam can be vastly…

5 Things Every Incoming College Student Needs

As August approaches, the thought of starting college in just a few weeks is accompanied by a variety of mixed emotions. Some happy, some sad, and some who have absolutely no idea how to feel. No matter what you're feeling, here is a list of…

5 Ways to Personalize and Declutter Your Office Space

Unlike some people, I simply cannot be productive within a chaotic environment. By chaotic environment, I mean a cluttered work space. If a pencil is out of its holder, papers are unorganized, or a floating receipt for that ottoman I meant to…