Return on Investment and the Value of Design

All that separates you from making a great investment or incurring an annoying expense is your own vision. Two clients with the same bill for the same interior design project can feel completely different about what they got for their money.   Was the money spent an excellent investment with great future returns or just an annoying expense? The ...

HGTV Blog Interview with Troy Beasley

We are always excited to hear from HGTV so when they called for an interview, our Principal Designer Troy Beasley jumped on it!  We have been on HGTV twice and on the Canadian version as well a few years ago. You can still see Troy smiling out at you from your TV set on the ...

Exclusive and Gorgeous – the HYDE Collection!

I am always on the lookout for great designs and when they are paired with great marketing, forget it! I melt. That is precisely what happened with Mansour Modern’s push for their exclusive HYDE collection. I saw it and couldn’t resist! The incredible creations of Mansour Modern are a delight to the senses. This high-end rug ...

HOT MOSAICS, COOL DESIGNS!

  Sara Baldwin, innovative founder of the incredible New Ravenna Mosaics recently spoke with me about designs, trends, and her love of mosaics.  Sara has a lot to say, and when she gets started it is hard to stop – but why would you want her to!?  Here is some of our recent conversation.   Hi Sarah! You ...

Interview Edwards Fields-Cashmire, Rugs and the Future of the Great Peace/Piece

Edwards Fields, and its parent company Tai Ping, are established names in the realm of rugs and carpets. Both companies have a tradition of innovations and great designs. I recently spoke to Jim Hanna with Edwards Fields about rugs, the future and the ‘great peace’. Edwards Fields and Tai Ping are such fashion-forward companies, but ...