Let’s do Rearranging! I got an email from a client in Oregon regarding her difficulty in arranging the furniture in her guest room. She sent me photos asking for help. I suggested she put the bed on a 45 degree. Everybody always thinks they will lose space and it won’t work. And what do […]
2020 – Time For Interior Design Changes! We have moved into 2020, let’s embrace change! Embrace change with a plan! Look at your home with fresh eyes. Develop a plan to implement change. Create a new environment for your HOME. Some guidelines to get you started. Step 1 Clean it up. Get rid of the […]
Are you planning any home remodeling or improvement projects for 2016? A recent article in the Napa Valley Register cites the National Association of Realtors’ finding that, “when it comes to remodeling, smaller, replacement and enhancement projects continue to give the best returns on investments.” Considering that our economy is still on the rebound, the word […]
Often, our dissatisfaction with our home environment can stem directly from poor design flow. Improving your design flow can refresh and reinvigorate a space tremendously. Here are four time-tested tips you can use to improve the flow of your interior design. Create a focal point A focal point enhances the feel of a room by giving […]
Not all rooms are the same. Rooms come in a nearly infinite combination of shapes and sizes, so there is not one single hard-fast rule for furniture arranging. However, some universal furniture arranging rules can apply to most spaces. Apartment Therapy has provided five excellent “rules” for furniture arranging that will help you create spacious and dynamic […]
During my recent trip to the Las Vegas Market, I walked through a LOT of showrooms. As I peruse vendor displays, I not only pay attention to the products on display but also to the displays themselves. Space being a premium, vendors must make creative but efficient use of their display areas in order to […]
When you view an oil painting, what strikes you first is a “feeling”: happiness, sadness, despair, ……something. The “feeling” is transmitted from conception in the brain of the artist, to the canvass, and through your eyes to your brain for processing. You are getting a message that has transcended time. A message coming from someone […]
Undertaking an interior design or remodeling project can be a stressful endeavor. The best way to ensure that your project stays on track and you keep your sanity is to hire a professional interior designer.