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BACK UP THE DETAILS

Back up a second and think about your chairs. The rear view is as important as the front.

Turn Up the Volume!

Soaring ceilings are a beautiful challenge for designers – we love their lofty grandeur, but they do require special handling!

Trad-sitional Transformation

I think I just coined a new term – trad-sitional! It’s a blend of traditional and transitional furnishings that gives a formal home a more relaxed, welcoming look.

Design Speak 101 – Lesson 3

It’s time for session three of Design Speak 101, an occasional blog-seminar in which I unravel the mysteries of interior design lingo from A to Z.

Porcelain Wood? Faux-tastic!

We wouldn’t put a real wood floor in your bathroom or laundry room, but we are crazy about the newest faux-wood, porcelain tiles.

Before & After – Sweet Master Bedroom Suite

After more than a dozen years of designing interiors, this master bedroom suite in Lake Forest ranks among our most challenging ever. Now we call it “Pitch Perfect.”

A Few of Our Favorite Holiday Fashions

Getting all glammed up for the holidays is definitely at the top of my “favorite things” list!

Design Speak 101 – Lesson 2

Welcome back to session two of Design Speak 101, an occasional blog-seminar in which I unravel the mysteries of interior design lingo from A to Z. Study hard, I’ll be quizzing you later – hahaha!

Cashin Fashion

Fashion designer Bonnie Cashin, “the mother of American sportswear,” is one of the most influential and least known designers in the industry, but jewelry designer Stephanie Lake of Minnesota is working hard to remedy that oversight.

Gray Matters

Unless you’ve been circling Earth on the Space Station for the past few years you know that gray has been THE IT COLOR or THE neutral in fashion and home design.