Color Cues

How do we know our client will like the colors we choose for their home? Asking “What are your favorite colors?” is a starting point, sure, but that’s not the end of the story. And simply using their favorite colors isn’t going to guarantee a pleasing space.   A...
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Clues: Art as Inspiration

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Clues: Art as Inspiration

Is there an object that delights you, that sparks a flutter in your heart whenever you see it? Maybe it’s a painting, or a fabric, or a favorite dress? This object might come in very handy while designing an interior space. No, not to include it in the space (thought...

Staying Cool When It Comes to Ceiling Fans

Think ceiling fans are passé? Well, here’s the thing: it takes a lot to give the boot to something as wildly functional as a ceiling fan. We can, though, improve on that wobbly, noisy, faux-wood -bladed clunker that comes to mind!   The sky (or at least the...
Go with the Flow

Go with the Flow

Continuity in Design Every successfully designed home has a sense of continuity. Yup, you can write that in stone. Continuity doesn’t mean that every room in your home should be painted the same color, or even that every room should project exactly the same style...
Kids’ Bedrooms

Kids’ Bedrooms

Want to have some real decorating fun? Tackle a child’s bedroom. Oh, the possibilities! Even if you normally draw a blank (or are crazy indecisive) when it comes to interior design, the lucky child you’re designing for will provide plenty of compelling inspiration —...