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How Whimsical Touches Bring Lightness to Luxury Design

When you think of “luxury” interior design, you might picture sprawling marble floors, scintillating chandeliers, and ornate, lavish ...
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Why Are Furniture Orders Taking So Long?

Does this sound familiar? Your family room, which you have been using extensively as of late, is beginning ...
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5 Steps to a Beautiful Fireplace Remodel

There is a good reason that almost every design project we have encountered lately has included a fireplace ...

Statement Pieces: What They Are, Why You Need Them & How to Do It Right

If you walk into your living room right now, what is the first design element that catches your ...
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Biggest Lessons from 11 Personal Renovations & 20 Years as an Interior Designer

There is always more than meets the eye to any profession. Lawyers know far more about the law ...
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8 Tips for a Child-Friendly Home where Adults Love to Live

How do you create a child-friendly home that doesn’t look or feel like a kindergarten? One that adults ...
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How to Avoid the Most Common Decorating Mistakes

I've been in a lot of clients' homes, heard a lot of stories, and have seen many decorating ...
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How to Determine the Length of Your Interior Design Project

From developing a relationship with your interior designer to crafting a home that brings ease to your daily ...
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What You Need to Know About Designing a Home that Helps You Destress

Stress. It is one of those near-constants in our daily lives. We feel the demand of our work ...
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How to Style Your Bookshelves Like a Pro in 5 Simple Steps

Picture it: the bookcases on either side of your fireplace look collected and balanced…full, but not too full, ...
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Everything You Need to Know about a Realistic Interior Design Budget

Can you guess one of the single most common misconceptions among people considering an interior design project? I'll ...
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How to Start a Beautifully Curated Art Collection

Artwork is one of the most effective ways to introduce colour, drama, and personality into a space. Art ...

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