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Q & A: AFR’s Talia Malizia Answers Five Questions about Interior Design

September 14, 2017  
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There aren’t many people more positive than Talia Malizia. We love her can-do attitude and the fact that her home staging and design clients love her. When we asked her what her favorite part of being the Residential Account Executive at AFR Furniture Rental NY Metro, she didn’t hesitate: “I love making everything I touch glamorous. I truly enjoy transforming spaces and making dreams... 

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The Most Important Design Element Is One You Can’t Touch, but We Guarantee You Can Feel It!

August 16, 2017  
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We explore many different elements when styling our home and work spaces. Though we sometimes tend to concentrate on physical materials such as wood, metal or textiles, there is one “material” that never seems to go out of style: serenity. You may be saying to yourself that serenity is not a material, and of course you would be correct (in a physical sense). Nonetheless, while a small handful... 

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Seven Tips for Attracting the Right Customers to Your Community

June 6, 2017  
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Moving season is ready to launch with the warm summer months just around the corner.  If you haven’t updated your models and clubhouse – it’s not too late. While the budget may be a concern there are still several ways that you can minimize costs, maximize impact, and ensure that your apartment models and community spaces attract the residents that you want for your property. First,... 

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The Power of a Cupcake

March 20, 2017  
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This past February 27 – March 1, AFR Furniture Rental took part in the Corporate Housing Providers Association’s (CHPA) annual conference at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, California. Between networking events and education, the 600 attendees visited the exhibit floor which offered them roughly 80 exhibitors ranging from furnishing and houseware providers to the makers of security and information... 

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What’s In and Out for 2017?

March 1, 2017  
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Furnishings are fashion and like fashion …while there are some looks that are timeless, they might just not be right for THIS time! When it comes to home staging, we’ve sorted out everything into three piles – things that we are embracing now, things that are great but need to be stored for later, and those things that just need to go!   Embrace It Now! Do you like to live for the moment? Are... 

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Napa Style … Drink it In!

May 26, 2016  
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Effortless elegance – a phrase we hear so much today when it comes to home design. If one were to look it up, if there was such a dictionary for timeless phrases, the definition would be Napa. So grab a glass of Napa chardonnay – a Trefethn or Frog’s Leap – and come with us as we take a laconic journey through the valley to define its style and find ways to bring Napa style into your home. First,... 

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Trending: Spring Refresh

April 6, 2016  
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As spring begins to peek its head around the corner, it’s time for a refresh. It’s time to shed those wintery whites and step into the bright, cheerful colors of spring! Just one little piece of advice this year. Make your refresh bold. From clothes to makeup, floral to art and interior design to exterior gardens – bold is the new beautiful. Here are five simple ideas that will help you make... 

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Summer Lovin’

July 31, 2015  
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It’s hard to believe that we are already in the middle of the summer months. While most people are packing to go on vacation others are looking to revamp their homes to give it a fresh look. If you are looking to give your home that summer feel without going overboard take a look at some of the hottest interior design trends of summer 2015. Many designers agree less is more. Having less furniture... 

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Keep Up with Current Trends from TV Home Design Shows

June 26, 2015  
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Tiny is the new big. Color is the new neutral. Antique is the new, well, new. If you’ve been tuning in to HGTV or The DIY Network recently, you’ll know that the home decorating game is changing—and these trends are just the tip of the iceberg. If you’re still looking at books for design inspiration, then you’ve already fallen behind. Check out these popular home design shows... 

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How to Choose and Arrange Home Staging Furniture

June 9, 2015  
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Whether you’ve got a home you’d like to sell or a place you’d like to rent, a bit of energy and time invested in making a space feel like home can have a big impact on potential buyers or tenants. People may be more likely to take to a place if they can picture actually living in it. Adding furniture and decor to a house or an apartment can both make the place more visually appealing... 

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