How DO You Do That? Making a small space larger.

People are always asking us "How do you do that?" They often say "I would never have thought of that!"  Designers are creative and sometimes crazy people, but a lot of times there is a method to our madness.  In our latest "How DO You Do That?" we are sharing designer secrets, interior design knowledge and do-it-yourself tricks ...

Interior Design Boot Camp: 10 Easy Steps to Start Your Interior Design Project Right

Too many people are disappointed in their do-it-yourself design projects, mainly because they don’t make the right decisions at the very beginning. Here are 10 Easy Steps to take at the start, to get your project going the right way. Step 1:   De- Clutter:  This is the big first start to getting into shape for your ...

Wild, Wonderful and Off the Wall!

I love finding off-the-wall furnishings! They are crazy but creative and usually fun.  While they are the wild ideas of today, they may be standard for tomorrow, so get a head start and check them out! Cocoon Chair -seating or scultpure? This chair is crazy but I love it.  It is so fresh and wonderful. What a ...

The Inside Story – What Designers REALLY Do

WHAT DO YOU DO ALL DAY? I recently met with an intelligent reporter who focuses on architecture and engineering in the media.  We had a good conversation that eventually came around to the subject of interior designers.   Turns out that this well-meaning woman had almost no idea what interior designers actually do.  She knew about furniture and ...