Looking to add a colorful upgrade to your home? Look no further for inspiration than EJ Interiors.
The Woman Behind EJ Interiors
Dallas interior designer Emily Johnston Larkin is the owner and primary designer of EJ Interiors. Emily’s sense of style, vibrant color choices, and use of bold patterns are what make her stand out in the Dallas design market. She offers a fresh take on traditional design without losing the stylish touch.
Emily specializes in in residential or commercial projects. Her full service boutique interior design firm is known for the personal attention they give to each client to ensure a unique and beautiful finished design.
The biggest compliment a client can pay Emily is to tell her that her designs made a house feel like a home. She told Southern Lady magazine that she has a penchant for including “wow” pieces that catch your attention. She describes her design style as “classic modern with a unique twist.”
Here are some design tips from one of the top interior designers in Dallas:
Don’t Be Afraid of Color and Patterns
Stuck in a rut? Emily encourages you to lose the neutrals and spice things up.
Emily puts her money where her mouth is when it comes to using vibrant colors and bold patterns. She is able to create elegant and sophisticated rooms that seamlessly incorporate bold paint colors or funky patterned wallpaper on the walls.
Find Your ‘Wow’ Factor
What’s the focal point in your home? Emily recommends that you find your own ‘wow’ factor for a space.
Although you might have a perfectly polished and composed space, she recommends finding a piece or elements that stand out and start a conversation. It might be eclectic flooring, a funky rug, or bold colored accessories, but the important thing is to choose something you love.
One way to create a unique and interesting look is to forgo the large piece of artwork and create a gallery wall. Emily recommends using mismatched frames and a mix of pictures, quotes, sketches, and artwork. You can find a ton of ideas for gallery wall composition and layout on Pinterest.
If you want to see more from Emily, check out her design inspiration blog, Material Girls, where she collaborates with designers from four other major U.S. cities. You can also follow the Material Girls on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.