Blog & News — Design Ideas

Get to know Modern Bungalow’s new Interior Designer Alex Regier!

Because we know choices can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to curating the best possible look and feel for your home, we’re super excited to introduce to you Modern Bungalow’s very own in-house Interior Designer! We promised we wouldn’t embarrass her, but wanted to brag about how grateful we are that she joined the team and asked her a few questions to help you all get to know her as well. What is your role at Modern Bungalow? I am Modern Bungalow’s new Interior Designer. I am excited to get to know and work with our clients to craft...

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6 Modern Farmhouse Design Trends And How to Pull Them Off in Your Home

Casual yet pulled together, the Modern Farmhouse trend has people swooning over its clean and seemingly effortless style. A good mix of Rustic, Industrial and Mid-Century Modern will help to achieve this perfect look! With more drama and minimalism than the kitschy, classic farmhouse style the last decade has popularized, Modern Farmhouse still manages to achieve a similar outcome. It’s comfortable, relaxed and totally livable. What exactly is Modern Farmhouse Style? This style started trending in a big way in 2015. As a balance between the past and the present, Modern Farmhouse found a way to mix Country, Traditional and...

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What Makes a Colonial Revival?

Built with a mixture of styles and designed to be uniquely American, this comeback kid is the most well known and widespread of residential architecture trends.  Colonial Revivals are loved for their columns, their perfectly proportioned shutters placed neatly beside double-hung windows, their stately and distinguished appearance, and so much more. Whatever the reason they have us hooked, the love affair with this style spread fast and furious at the turn of the 20th century as people sought a design that would define America. Seeking stability in a time of change, the Colonial Revival looked to preserve the spirit of the...

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Sleeper Sofa Buying Guide

Comfortable, well-made and stylish. No longer an insomnia-inducing nightmare, pull-out couches have come a long way!  If you can’t remember that awful night of sleep on flimsy pull-out mattresses with springs jabbing you from every angle, consider yourself fortunate. Those are the nights that make the thought of camping on the floor sound oddly luxurious. Luckily, we no longer have to cringe at the thought of subjecting ourselves or our guests to a sleeper sofa. Not only are they much better made, they now come with uber-comfy mattresses and are a perfect solution to small spaces or homes that may...

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Sofa Buying Guide: How to buy a quality couch that will last

Not all sofas are created equal. That's why we've put together this guide for what to consider before, during and after buying a high quality couch that will last.

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