Design Blog

  • FABRICATE YOUR HOME-INSIDE & OUT!

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    GENIUS WAYS TO FABRICATE YOUR HOME – INSIDE AND OUT!            The right treatment can make a WORLD of difference to any room, structure, or installation! Transforming your space can be as easy as selecting the right treatment.  Today, with so many styles of blinds and shades to choose from, finding […]

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  • Why We Choose Conrad Shades

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    Conrad Shades at the Santa Barbara Design Center Conrad Shades provides many window covering options, including Roman fold shades, drapery, sliding panel systems, and cornices. Thomas Kinkaid, known best for being the “Painter of Light” said, “A home with warmly lit windows is a place for the heart.”  I have to agree. Furthermore when light filters through […]

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  • Design your Bedroom like a Santa Barbara Boutique Hotel

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    Design your Bedroom Design your Bedroom like a Santa Barbara Boutique Hotel. There is no finer experience than staying at a luxury 5 star hotel. The good news is that you don’t need to spend thousands of dollars to get that experience in your own home. Here, we rounded up three of Santa Barbara’s most […]

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  • Zen HOMe

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    Zen HOMe At Zen HOMe we eliminate the clutter in your home and life. Can’t find the car keys, your favorite dress for an event or your kid’s toy that they simply cannot live without? This causes all of us to feel unraveled and stressed. “Living clutter free made dramatic changes in every aspect of […]

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  • Norman Shutters & Blinds

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    Norman Shutters & Blinds Why Norman Shutters & Blinds? Shutters are a highly effective way to keep your home cool. As far back as the 1700’s, before the invention of glass windows, shutters were the primarily method. Used on plantations to make life bearable in the harsh summer heat. Before the light bulb, house shutters allowed the […]

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  • Top 10 Ways To Update Your Home

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    Top 10 Ways To Update Your Home Learn Top 10 Ways To Update Your Home. At Santa Barbara Design Center we carry everything you need for your home under one roof. Furthermore, whether you are furnishing an entire room or simply adding an accent of home decor, we have something to offer every room, taste […]

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  • TIMEOUT ARM CHAIR IS THE BEST IN THE MARKET

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    Timeout Arm Chair The Timeout arm chair is not just any arm chair. It is your armchair. With the choice of details, you can show off your personality and reveal your character. A fine leather age gracefully, is made to be used and only gets more beautiful with time. The combination of leathers and fabrics […]

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  • Malibu T Sectional

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    Malibu T Sectional The Malibu T Sectional is a luxe contemporary sectional that fits seamlessly into any style decor with its comfortable square arm and stylish block legs. The Malibu T sectional is sleek and modern in design. Plush seat and back with a 100%  polyester fabric for long lasting and durability. This concept allows […]

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  • South East Persia

    South East Persia South East Persia, woven around 1700’s or earlier. This unique historic woven art tells the Whole Story of good and bad, Ahura Mazda and Ahriman, the higher aspirations of human kind, the paradox of living and its expectations all knotted into this master work. Div, the Guardian of good against evil , […]

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  • The Summerland Couch By Michael Kourosh

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     Santa Barbara Design Center is proud to bring you the finest couch selections in the Central Coast. Since we own the factory, the only limit to what we can do is your own imagination! We create our couch from California alder wood in Los Angeles. From couches, sectionals, chaises, loveseats, recliners and everything in between, […]

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  • The Best Chesterfield Sofas Of Santa Barbara

    There’s something fundamentally luxurious and old fashioned about the Chesterfield sofa. Perhaps this is why it still remains a classic style even after all these years. With its oversized arms and deeply tufted upholstery, the Chesterfield Collection at the Santa Barbara Design Center is one of our staple pieces of upholstery. Our leather sofas, couches, […]

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  • Upholstery In Santa Barbara

    At Santa Barbara Design Center we can reupholster your 25 year old sofa look like new. With our amazing expert team we have been voted #1 and we guarantee that you will be satisfied with the results. Upholstery: Reasons to Reupholster Your Sofa Save Your Furniture When you love your furniture, but you can’t stand […]

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  • Transform Your Home Into a Beautiful Living Space

    Contemporary Living Room Transitional Living Room Need to update or redo your living space? At Santa Barbara Design Center we have the greatest selection of furniture to transform your living space into a more warm welcoming environment. Whether you are doing contemporary, traditional, or even modern we have it all. Santa Barbara Design Center has […]

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  • French Country Living Room Style

      Some ideas on how to design a french country look is to always start from the ground up. At Rugs and More we pay tribute to the beauty of their countries of origin. Whether exotic or traditional, tribal or modern, our rugs weave stories through intricate patterns, compelling colors, and touchable materials. These museum […]

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  • Santa Barbara’s Design District

    Most of the time, when I find myself in this industrial Santa Barbara neighborhood – roughly the area between Haley and Gutierrez and fanning out from Olive street to Quarantina and the street with my favorite name, Salsipuedes ( which means “Get out if you can”) – is to have my aging Volvo serviced. In […]

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  • The Kravet Medley Sofa

    Sofas are very commonly used in living rooms. They come in a variety of styles, shapes and sizes so there are plenty of options to choose from regardless of the décor of your home. A sofa can be quite cozy and it allows for close interaction with the others. For example, the Kravet Medley sofa […]

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  • The Perfect Sectional For Your Home

    Enjoy your family time in a comfortable sectional sofa perfect for any home. Add more sitting space for you and your guest to enjoy comfortably. Make the most of your living room with one of our comfortable sectional sofas. At Santa Barbara Design Center we have modern and contemporary sectionals that range of styles and […]

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  • Luxurious Ludlow Settee Sofa

     Ludlow is best appreciated in a 360-degree view. Shapely silhouette is beautifully finished top to bottom and front to back. Beautifully tailored, with deeply tufted seat and back cushions. Set on spool feet. Collection Features You’re at the top of your game. The pinnacle. Do you know the feeling? Mind, body and matter synergize. You’re […]

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  • Ways To Design Your Living Room

    At Santa Barbara Design Center we carry everything you need to design your home from rugs, sofas, lighting, tables, shelving and much more. You can think of many different ways to design you home. Your living room is one of the most lived in rooms through-out your home. Give your guest something to talk about […]

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  • Exceptional Interior Designer Leesa Wilson Goldmuntz

    Designer Leesa Wilson-Goldmuntz Leesa has been obsessed with houses and their contents since she was a child. On a visit to a friend’s house as an eight year old, she couldn’t stop staring at the family portrait over the fireplace and thinking that it was hanging too high. She was right, as she came to […]

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  • Design Your Perfect Loveseat

    Loveseats are a great option for small space living, or as additional seating in a large family room or living room.  You can custom make your loveseat while still showing your designer taste. Loveseats can also add extra seating to any room, or accent your sofa for the perfect living room set. At Santa Barbara […]

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  • Ways To Bring Outdoors Into Your Home

    Everyone enjoys being surrounded by nature and feeling its presence of the outdoors. If we can’t live in the middle of nature we find ways to bring it inside our homes. The most common way of incorporate nature into your home is decorating with trees and flowers. Put these accessories everywhere you can including the […]

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  • Modern Living Room Furniture

    A modern living room, or even a family room, is where most people spend a lot of time relaxing with friends, family, and guests. You’ll want your home to match your personal style. Give your guest something to talk about. Whether you like natural wood surfaces or metallic finishes, modern furniture is a great way […]

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  • Antique Buddha Sculptures

    Chinese Buddha Buddhism started as a Hindu influenced religion in India. Details about Buddha’s life and original teachings as presented in the first century BC Buddhist scriptures are important for understanding how Chinese Buddhism developed. Chinese Buddhism (Han Chinese Buddhism) has played an extremely prominent and dynamic role in Buddhist history, particularly in East Asia. […]

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  • How To Buy The Perfect Custom Sofa

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      Santa Barbara Design Center is the place to go when looking to buy the perfect sofa for your home. Come in and view our collections, such as the Summerland with a slipcover and mid-century look or the Santa Barbara sofa , also with a slipcover but with a more traditional feel. At Santa Barbara […]

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  • Luxurious Style From Cynthia Rowley

    Santa Barbara Design Center is proud to provide the greatest selection in town of the best items to add comfort and luxury to where you live. From one-of-a-kind antiques to sofas, sectionals, and chairs custom-made to your specifications, to lamps and lighting, to tables, to rugs, we have everything to fit your personal style. Come […]

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  • The Best Santa Barbara Sofa

    Santa Barbara design Center has the largest selection of Sofa styles for sale: modern, traditional, vintage, leather. From over 50 styles, shapes and sizes and 200 fabrics to choose from. Our Sofas may be made into Recliner sofa & sleeper. The Santa Barbara Sofa is the best sofa created specifically for Santa Barbara. It had […]

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  • Get A Goodnight Sleep With A Reverie Latex Mattress

        Santa Barbara Design Center now is carrying the latest state-of-the-art Reverie latex mattress.  These mattresses  are custom-made for you and the way you sleep. The mattress may be customized to the firmness level on each side of the mattress to your specifications when we build it, which is great for partners that have […]

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  • Rug Cleaning And Repair

    Rug Cleaning & Repair Rugs & More specializes in the proper cleaning and maintenance methods for hand made antique rugs, Oriental rugs, and Persian rugs. Hand woven rugs are not suited for many types of cleaning, even methods often recommended by “professional” rug cleaners. We have witnessed processes involving industrial grade carpet cleaning equipment, using […]

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  • Stay Cool This Summer Underneath A Patio Umbrella

    Check out our patio Umbrella at the Santa Barbara Design Center. View all of our patio chairs, outdoor sofas, chaise lounges & more to find the perfect fit for your Terrace! Come help us make your pool side comfortable. 9′ White Tilt Octagon Umbrella Enjoy this summer with the finest out door furniture at Santa […]

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  • Inspiring Traditional Bedroom Ideas

    traditional bedroom colors and decor? Although your traditional color scheme is often a personal opinion, there are some paint colors that are more relaxing and therefore better suited for your sleeping spot. Studies have found that people with blue bedrooms often get more sleep because of the calmness it elicits. Brighter colors may lead to […]

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  • Design Your Home With Best Cynthia Rowley Furniture

    Coco knows there are two sides to every story. Here a novel open back separates opposite ends of the daybed. Designed with a unifying bench cushion and set on bun feet by Cynthia Rowley. Santa Barbara Design Center is proud to bring you the finest sofas and couches from Cynthia Rowley by Hooker furniture. Since […]

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  • Illuminate Your Home With The Perfect Lighting

    A chandelier adds ambiance and provides general lighting for dining and entertaining. You’ll want to choose one that’s large enough to wash the entire table in light, so you don’t leave some of your guests sitting in the shadows. At Santa Barbara Design Center we have a huge selection to choose from.   The seaside […]

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  • Add Storage, Style, And Extra Seating With A Standalone Kitchen Island.

    Kitchen Island With Baskets Each Item you see on the website is not only available in the finish shown, but also in an range of colors and finishing that we use. Any item can be painted in over million ways enabling items to be truly unique. Add on space and functionality to your kitchen area […]

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  • This Office Furniture Will Inspire Your Best Ideas

            Inspired Vintage West Office Work at home can never be drudgery with the exciting office selections of Vintage West. This office furniture will inspire your best ideas. A big desk for big business. The Ronda’s dark charcoal finish and western silver add a robust sophistication to your office. With seven drawers, […]

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  • Furnishing The Perfect New York Loft

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    Need help turning your room into an amazing New York loft? Recreate this look with the best furniture from Santa Barbara Design Center and the most beautiful hand made rugs from Rugs and More. Include emphasis as one of your elements for this look. Have a focal point to begin with, and include neutral colors […]

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  • Furniture For The Perfect Beach Home

    At Santa Barbara Design Center we carry the best furniture and accessories for your home. Want to know what you can add to your home to make it the perfect beach home for you and your guest to enjoy?  Beautify and fill every area of your home with our collection of unique and beautiful accessories. […]

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  • Klaussner Patio Furniture For Your Terrace

    Are you looking for the best home furniture Santa Barbara has to offer? Santa Barbara Design Center is one of the few Santa Barbara furniture stores offering everything all under one roof — from outdoor furniture to modern rugs, Persian rugs, dining room tables, antique rugs, designer sofas, modern sofas, rugs on sale, sofas for sale, Patio furniture […]

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  • Outdoor Furniture Lifestyle

    At Santa Barbara Design Center you can find the Finest Casual Furniture in the world. Make the most of your yard with new decorative outdoor Furniture. No matter what Outdoor furniture style or material you are using, one simple pattern can help everything come together this summer. If you enjoy eating outside then consider setting […]

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  • What Your Home Should Look Like by the Time You Hit the Big 30

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    OK, you are now a young adult – its official and you no longer have any excuses… So what should grown-ups have in their home by the ripe age of 30? Here is a list of some things that you might want to be shopping for – that is if you don’t have it already […]

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  • Welcome to Our New Outdoor Furniture Store!

    Welcome to Our New Outdoor Furniture Store

    That’s right you heard it here first – Santa Barbara Design Center now has an outdoor furniture store that is open  to the public.  Located on the corning of Olive and Gutierrez Street in Santa Barbara!  We have an outstanding collection of furniture for outdoor living.  Perfect for the Santa Barbarians indoor – outdoor living […]

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  • Build Your Own Style Sofa- As Easy As 1-2-3

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    At Santa Barbara Sofa Collection you can build your own sofa and as EASY as 1-2-3! #1 Pick your frame – it’s not that complicated.  You just need to know what style you would like, make sure it is in harmony with the space you want to decorate, and make sure it fits through the […]

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  • Design Mistakes We Make with Decorating

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    When we are shopping to do a makeover in our home most people are thinking of quick fixes and the # 1 mistake is when we think of a quick fix is that we tend to look for a cheaper alternative and a quick ship option. Soo… buying cheap generic furniture is the #1 mistake […]

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  • Everything for Your Home Under One Roof

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    You will have the ultimate shopping experience at the Santa Barbara Design Center; we proudly cater to all manners of style by offering a curated selection of the finest furnishings, rugs, lighting, outdoor furniture and window treatments. The Santa Barbara Design Center is filled with an expert blend of varied genres, from mid-century to transitional, […]

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  • The Chesterfield ~ Timeless Collection!

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    There’s something fundamentally luxurious and old fashioned about a Chesterfield sofa. Perhaps this is why it still remains a classic style even after all these years. With its oversized arms and deeply tufted upholstery, the Chesterfield Collection at the Santa Barbara Design Center is one of our staple pieces of upholstery. Our leather sofas, couches, […]

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  • Check out Our New Line of Couches and Upholstery in our Trend Setting Metallic Gold Fabric

    At Santa Barbara Design Center we find that its just adding the right piece to easily jazz up any space that’s too traditional or tired. We created the perfect new line of upholstery to do just that – our Century Collection. Ultra chic and trend setting with the Metallic Gold Fabric! We manufacture our own […]

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  • New and Illuminating ~ Let us Light up Your Home!

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    Santa Barbara Design Center would like to show you our new bestselling lighting collection from Curry and Company. This daring collection features stylized natural elements which emphasizes touches of antique brass, smoky glass, crystals, and geometric shapes give it a modern edge. Come to Santa Barbara Design Center and check out our lighting collection – guarenteed […]

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  • Niche Bedding ~ Very Chic and Stylish!

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    Santa Barbara Modern Home is happy to present  you our new line of linens – Niche Bedding  by Eastern Accents celebrates color, style, and simplicity. This sophisticated line of bedding emphasizes clean lines, a fresh color palette, and  freedom of frills and fuss.  The usual combination of duvet covers (or comforters), bed pillows, and an […]

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  • Introducing our New Modern Sofa, “The Theodore”

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    Santa Barbara Design Center would like to be the first to introduce you to our new modern sofa – the Theodore! We can make it in a loveseat, couch, sectional, sleeper, armchair or ottoman. In any fabric with over 3000 to choose from! Any fill Poli, Down-feather or angel hair -or combo of any of […]

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  • Now Carrying Palecek ~ a Pioneer Furniture Company!

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    Santa Barbara Design Center would like to introduce you to this great line that we will be carrying in our showroom.  Palecek Furniture was developed 40 years ago by Allan Palecek.  Allan,  developed his line of furniture from the inspiration that he felt after traveling the globe.  He fell for the centuries-old tradition of basket-weaving […]

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  • Santa Barbara Design Center is a Proud Sponsor for the Santa Barbara International Film Festival!

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    The Santa Barbara International Film Festival is an eleven-day film festival held in Santa Barbara, California since 1986. The Festival Starts Wednesday February 3 – 13th – there will be 200 Films + Celebrity Tributes + Panel Discussions + Filmmaker Q&A’s + Daily FREE Community Events + Educational Programs FOR ALL AGES! In 2015, the […]

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  • Eastern Accent Bedding Now Available

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    Eastern Accents, in 1989 Ridvan and Siw Tatargil, an adventurous husband and wife team, started this company manufacturing “killim” pillows in their 3,000-foot loft in Chicago with only one designer and two sewers. Their vision was to use gorgeous textiles in creating home accessories with superior craftsmanship and exceptional quality. They expanded their product line […]

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  • We are proud to represent Curry & Company!

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    Santa Barbara Design Center is proud to be the exclusive carrier of Curry & Company on the Central Coast. Currey & Company is known today for its vibrant collection of lighting products.  They began as a historic garden furnishing company in 1988.  These collections were joined by an American collection of garden accessories, birdhouses and […]

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  • What’s on Your Wish List?

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    Create a wish list for the New Year and start it off on a positive note. Write down everything you would like to do if money were no object, (like if you own the Powerball tomorrow!). Then figure out which things you can do, which things you can’t do, which things have to be done […]

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  • Top New Interior Textile Trends for 2016

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    Here are Santa Barbara Design Center’s trends and styles for interior textiles for 2016. We found that the trends this year are unique with such richness of expression, color, placement and aesthetic. For example Art Deco inspired shapes and patterns will be making a bold comeback this year – so look for geometry patterns or […]

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  • New Years Resolutions Tips For Holiday Clean Up

    End of year means new beginnings and it’s time to look ahead to a clean and organized New Year! In Japan they have a New Years tradition for clearing clutter, dirt and disorganization from the old year because each year is seen as separate and distinct. This ritual is called Oosouji and it is performed […]

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  • Featured top designer to check out – Robert Passal

    Robert Passal, has to be one of this years most inspiring interior designers to follow. I love his sophisticated timeless aesthetic. He just nails it when comes to evoking personal comfort within an elegant setting. As well as mixing different styles and textures! Robert developed a keen eye from his experiences and travels and continues […]

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  • Your Home is a Canvas that Illustrates Your Life Story…

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    Designing any space requires inspiration and originality – well your home is like a canvas which you can describe your life story – so you have an interesting story to tell. And when you invest your money on objects in your home like a piece of artwork, rug, table, sofa or lamp… you’re picking pieces […]

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  • Sofas, Couches, Sectionals, Love-seats, Chair – Galore!

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    At Santa Barbara Design Center we have the largest selection of Sofas, Couches, Sectionals, Love-seats, Arm chairs, Slipper Chairs, Recliners, Sleepers, Ottomans – ANYTHING UPHOLSTERED! All Custom made with over 3000 fabrics to choose from; made in California with Hard Alder Wood; filled with YOUR choice of Poli, Angel Hair or Down!  Its all down […]

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  • Rugs & So Much More!

    At Rugs & More we carry a full range of rugs that pay tribute to the beauty of their countries of origin. Whether exotic or traditional, tribal or modern, our rugs weave stories through intricate patterns, compelling colors, and touchable materials. Some Carpets we carry are museum quality pieces, which makes them a testament to […]

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  • 10 Easy Ways to a Holiday-Ready Home

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    So it’s the first day of December,  not many left until Christmas/Hanukkah – have you started your shopping? If you’re wanting some inspiration for how to get your home ready for the Holidays then look no further.  I’ve come up with an easy to do check-list with some super easy ways to prepare your home […]

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  • Tips to a Speedy Makeover for Your Home in Time for the Holidays!

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    Here are a few quick simple tips to refreshing and uplifting your home on the fly – as in super speedy makeovers in time for the holiday season ahead. It’s this time of year when we open our doors to guests for dinner parties and holiday well wishers, and we all want our homes to […]

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  • Sleep Better With A All Natural Reverie Latex Mattress

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    Santa Barbara Design Center is now carrying Reverie Latex Mattresses. These mattress’s are custom-made for you and the way you sleep. The mattress may be customized to the firmness level on each side of the mattress to your specifications when we build it, which is great for partners that have different sleeping preferences. The mattress […]

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  • GRAND OPENING PARTY FOR COLOMBA LIVING

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    Santa Barbara Design Center welcomes our new linen store Colomba Living to our location. We held a grand opening wine and cheese “meet and greet” and wanted to thank all that participated and joined us to celebrate our latest collection to our showroom. WINE AND CHEESE MEET AND GREET! 7th Generation Wine Imported from Chili […]

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  • Designer of the Month ~ Stephanie Denier

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    Stephanie Denier  has a creative talent  with interiors and we at the Santa Barbara Design Center would like to congratulate her on being our Designer of the Month!  She began her career in 1999 and has enjoyed creating exceptional homes  throughout the U.S and developed a very successful interior design firm.  It’ a full service […]

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  • T’is the Season fast approaching ~ Rug Cleaning services available to help ready your home for Santa…

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    Proper care and cleaning of your rug will ensure that the distinctive charm and beauty that it adds to your home or office will last for many years. At Rugs & More located in the Santa Barbara Design Center we offer a white glove service to pick up, clean and deliver your rugs! We specialize […]

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  • Suzani Decorative Tribal Textiles

    Suzani are decorative tribal textiles that are embroidered in silk or cotton threads onto a cotton or sometimes-silk base. These are made into bedspreads; wall displays to pillow covers… These exquisite pieces are hand embroidered by some of Central Asia’s most talented women. The stitches used are chain, satin or buttonhole and Suzanis are often […]

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  • MOROCCAN RUGS ADD TO ANY LIVING SPACE!

    Moroccan Rugs In Contemporary Living Rooms

    Moroccan Rugs are a perfect example of how to bring a multicultural style to your home because they give color, vibrant and warmth to any room.  You can add a Moroccan rug to any style  –  works amazingly with other vintage accents and furnishings, making a great contemporary living room.  A contemporary living room can […]

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  • BEACHY CHIC ADDITIONS TO YOUR HOME

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    Going with a Beachy-chic theme for your home is not just for coastal living anymore, beach-inspired decorating gives your home the laid-back setting that’s just right for all seasons. Here are some sea-inspired decorating ideas for Santa Barbara Design Center fans that are looking to add a coastal feel to their homes.  Lanterns are always […]

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  • Designer of the Month ~ Mary Lou Sorrell

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    Mary Lou and her husband Jon Sorrell have run a small firm in Montecito for over three decades.  Mary Lou is  dedicated to providing genuine reproductions of historic- styled home in and around Santa Barbara.  Mary Lou  and Jon have an exclusive clientele and collectively they have completed more than 100 extraordinary residences. Sorrell Design’s […]

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  • DURALEE FALL FABRICS

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    Santa Barbara Design Center now has the new Duralee Fall Fabrics.  Duralee continually creates patterns and styles with comfort and timeless versatility! All the while maintaining a balance with  sophistication yet youthful and fun, the Duralee design aesthetic upholds an ageless appeal. Check out their new Suburban Home Trimmings  ranging in very Bright, bold and […]

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  • Myka ~ local Santa Barbara Featured Artist

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    Myka is an accomplished local artist who now resides in Pasadena, (but he still considers Santa Barbara his home).  He has artwork featured at the Santa Barbara Art Museum, Lobero Theater, some local restaurants and prominent homes scattered in the South West. Myka creates inspiring spaces with his murals by transforming walls, ceilings and floors […]

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  • INTERIOR DESIGNER VS. INTERIOR DECORATOR

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    These terms are not the same yet they are often mistaken for the same thing. They do have some similar attributes (creating a decorative space), yet they do have significant differences… Interior designer is a skilled craftsman who gained their profession thru formal training and education. And the schooling often involves the study of color […]

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  • LARGEST COLLECTION OF SOFAS IN SANTA BARBARA!

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    We currently carry the largest selection of sofas in Santa Barbara at the Santa Barbara Design Center!  We manufacture all of the Upholstery and in doing so we can make any style sofa that you want into a sectional, love-seat, chaise, ottoman or chair! With over 3500 fabrics to choose from  and in any size […]

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  • DESIGNER OF THE MONTH ~ SUSAN SHAND

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    Susan Shand has taken her design experience in the magazine, advertising and product design businesses into Interior Design Consulting. Working with a select client base, she offers her services of interior design, co- contracting, and re-energizing the old into the new. “I feel that where we live, work and play are essential to our well […]

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  • CRYTON FABRICS NOW AVAILABLE

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    Santa Barbara Design Center is now selling Cryton fabrics. These fabrics are the most environmentally-friendly, reliable and high-performance textile solutions know today because Crypton is the only patented & tested fabric that works in performance fabrics for healthcare, contract, furniture, and residential and outdoor. They are stain, water, and bacteria resistant …protection against stains, moisture & […]

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  • 5 IDEAS TO HELP YOU CREATE YOUR LIVING ROOM STYLE

    Coming up with a design for your living room can seem like a bit of a challenge. One of the first steps we at the Santa Barbara Design Center will help you with is finding a color palette that fits your style. Finding that fit sometimes can be difficult but we will walk you thru […]

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  • SANTA BARBARA DESIGN CENTER IS INTRODUCING ~ ADORNE LEGRAND LIGHT SWITCH SYSTEM

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    Santa Barbara Design Center is now introducing our newest line to our showroom.  The Adorne Collection makes life simply beautiful, putting a stylishly smart finishing touch on your home. Here you’ll discover real-world inspiration for turning the ordinary into extraordinary with re-imagined switches and other ingenious solutions you have to see to believe. It’s time […]

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  • SANTA BARBARA DESIGN CENTER IS HAPPY TO PRESENT COLOMBA FINE LINENS

    Colomba offers a selection of luxurious bedding sold exclusively in California at Santa Barbara Design Center.   Made from high quality Linen, natural fibers and precious textures. And here is some FYI about Linen and why it’s so much more than cotton! Linen is a natural fiber extracted from the flax plant. The yarn has a fresh […]

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  • STAGED & SOLD!

    Santa Barbara Design Center custom stages each project to maximize your listings appeal to a wide range of potential buyers. We are the #1 choice for Santa Barbara’s interior design and have over 25,000 square feet of high quality home furnishings, sofas, fine rugs, designer fabrics and home accessories. We have the perfect solution to […]

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  • New Reverie Dream Mattress

    Latex Custom Mattress

    Latex Mattress now available to Santa Barbara Design Center

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  • SLEEPER SOFAS~ MADE NOT LIKE THEY USED TO BE …

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    We are now carrying a sofa bed that has a combination air over spring technology, make our sleeper sofas more comfortable than any standard sofa mattress or air mattress on the market today. Unlike most sleeper sofa cushions that are thin and extremely uncomfortable, the mattress that we use is an innovative air sleep system. […]

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  • DESIGNER OF THE MONTH ~ LEESA WILSON-GOLDMUNTZ

    LEESA WILSON - GOLDMUNTZ

    Santa Barbara Design Center is pleased to announce our designer of the month Leesa Wilson- Goldmuntz.  Leesa is a local designer with an international flair.  She has lived abroad and throughout many different cities in the States.  Blending her backgrounds in Fashion Design and Residential Property Development she brings a critical eye to work.  Leesa […]

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  • Alaxi Sunbrella Fabrics

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  • Design Santa Barbara (Episode 06)

    Join Michael Kourosh for Episode 6 of Design Santa Barbara.

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  • Design Santa Barbara (Episode 05)

    Join Michael Kourosh for Episode 5 of Design Santa Barbara.

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  • Design Santa Barbara (Episode 04)

    Join Michael Kourosh for Episode 4 of Design Santa Barbara.

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  • Design Santa Barbara (Episode 03)

    Join Michael Kourosh for Episode 3 of Design Santa Barbara.

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  • Design Santa Barbara (Episode 02)

    Join Michael Kourosh for Episode 2 of Design Santa Barbara.

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  • Design Santa Barbara (Episode 01)

    Join Michael Kourosh for Episode 1 of Design Santa Barbara.

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  • Design Center Opens in Santa Barbara

    Michael Kourosh in Design Showroom

    Besides sunny beaches and historic charm, Santa Barbara now can boast being home to one of the largest design showrooms between San Francisco and Los Angeles. It’s the brainchild of Michael Kourosh, the affable, dapper owner of the recently opened Santa Barbara Design Center. A visit to the 25,000 square foot shop, done in hip […]

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  • Savvy Style!

    Michael Kourosh Santa Barbara Design Center

    “My sales go down thirty percent if I wear jeans,” laughs elegant, friendly, and enthusiastic Michael Kourosh, as he shows me around his stunning new 25,000 square foot home design showroom, arguably the largest in Santa Barbara and perhaps the entire county. The nattily dressed 43-year-old father of two is a well-know Santa Barbara businessman, […]

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