Attending college in a foreign country is an exciting and unique experience for students, but relocating to somewhere new can be a very stressful decision in a student’s career. From selecting which school to attend, to where you should live and how you will get around, there are many potential challenges that come with being an international student.
College offers students many first time opportunities—the first time moving away from home, the first time facing new and unknown situations and often and for many, the first time living with a roommate. Moving in with a roommate can present many unique challenges, including combining personal décor styles to create a comfortable home for all.
As the holiday madness subsides and your house guests make their way back to their home cities, you may look around you and think, “It’s about time for something new.” With 2014 right around the corner, your New Year’s resolutions may include stepping up your interior design or just changing things up.
Spending time with family doesn’t have to be just during the holiday season. Homes today are multi-functional and are designed to provide a less fussy, more relaxed lifestyle so families can all be in the same space doing different activities. For example, while Mom is in the kitchen fixing dinner, Dad can be sitting at the table reading the newspaper and the kids in the living room playing video games on the big screen TV.
There’s so much to love and appreciate when the calendar turns to a new season, especially as the weather cools down and we approach the holiday season. The fall greets us with an array of wonderful spice colors that brings us back to a different time, a time when life was much simpler, less complicated… like the 1950s.
When it finally comes time to pick and choose the right furniture, many homeowners and apartment renters will be faced with the daunting task of not only streamlining their style, but also accommodating their furry friends. It is possible to have animals without living like an animal!
You can pull out all the stops to search for the best décor and artwork to don your walls or spend hours choosing the right rental furniture and deciding how to position it comfortably. But without the proper lighting it could all just go to waste.
Are you making the move to join the more than 40 percent of the nation’s workforce who work from home? Well, then it is time to clean out the clutter and begin designing your new home office. Unlike a traditional office environment which can be sterile and boring, look to put your own personality into your work space.
Commercial real estate is typically shown as an empty unit to potential renters to ascertain the size and layout of the space. However, by staging a vacant commercial space, a landlord can provide a better impression of the space, creating more interest and setting the stage for a deal in the shortest time possible.
The relocation industry looks vastly different today than it did in 2007. In the past, more than 60 percent of relocating employees were homeowners; today, more than 70 percent of relocating employees are renters. In fact, executives and their families are driving growth in single-family home rentals. With this shift, corporate relocation policies are changing, impacting how HR professionals support employees in transition.
Successful Meetings -- Event design will blend "retro" and "vintage" with "contemporary" and "cutting-edge," according to event furniture and lighting
Furniture World -- CORT, a Berkshire Hathaway Company and the nation’s leading provider of transition services, announces the launch of