Interior design advisor reveals the top tips to spruce up your home in the new year

After spending so much time indoors this year, it is of little surprise many of us are paying more attention than ever to the way our homes are decorated. 

Interior design expert Rebecca Snowden, who works as a style advisor at UK-based firm Furniture and Choice, has revealed the key trends you need to know if you’re planning on giving your home a revamp in 2021. 

Unsurprisingly, there is going to be a focus on creating designated home office spaces as remote working continues. There will also be more interest in warming colours that give a sense of comfort in a time of uncertainty. 

Rebecca said: ‘2021 is shaping up to be a cosy and comforting one in the world of interior trends.’ Here, the major influences you need to know… 

Rise in dedicated work spaces

Interior design expert Rebecca Snowden, who works as a style advisor at UK-based firm Furniture and Choice, has revealed the key trends you need to know if you’re planning on giving your home a revamp in 2021. It is important to create a designated work zone

As working from home continues, it is important to create special zones to separate personal and professional spaces. 

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Real Estate Fintech Firm Qualtik Lands New Client and Advisor

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Qualtik, a start-up developing software that helps community banks and investment funds analyze their commercial real estate loans in real time, has landed Keystone Bank‘s business − and its founder as an advisor.

Designed for community banks and commercial real estate (CRE) lenders, Qualtik’s software, Spark, enables deeper and faster analysis of CRE loans. Among other capabilities, the platform calculates real-time market value for CRE loans as the market changes and provides near-instant feedback on the degree of potential risk facing a lender.

“In this pivotal time for Qualtik, attracting such a well-known bank and industry leader sets the stage for success,” said Mark Prior, Qualtik CEO.

Keystone Bank is also one of the first clients to utilize Qualtik’s new stress-testing tool. The Austin-based community bank has experienced rapid success since launching in October 2018. Including initial capitalization, it has raised approximately $39 million − and now has more than $345 million in total assets.

In addition to Keystone’s business, Qualtik has also landed the bank’s Chairman and CEO Jeff Wilkinson, a 30-year industry veteran, as an advisor.

Prior and Wilkinson worked together in previous

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