As a designer, I refuse to give up style. So I focus on responsible design decisions in my work that will respect the environment while creating beautiful healthy homes. … More Eco Chic Sustainable Ideas for your Home
Fads come and go, but trends in homebuilding can last for generations. These develop over time and respond to changes in lifestyle, innovative new materials and technology. With this in mind, our… Source: Top 10 Home Trends for 2016
Reports from Fashion Week announced the latest runway trends! It’s just natural that we want these same beautiful colors and textures to translate to our homes for a fresh spring look. Fortunately the lag time that used to exist between fashion and home décor has almost vanished. You can achieve immediate gratification when refreshing your … More Spring Runway Fashion Inspiration for Your Home
The newest kitchen updates focus on clean lines and convenience. The most successful spaces act as the heart of the home, with room for gathering, cooking and storage. Innovative products and ideas were introduced at this months Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in Las Vegas. A quick review will show you the best ideas for … More Kitchen Trends for Easy Living
It’s that time of year! Pantone, the color experts, announce Radiant Orchid as the color that will have the greatest impact on our lives. I’m energized, in fact the ability to energize us is one of the attributes of this color. In home design that translates to livelier palettes than we have seen in quite … More Yes I’m excited! Radiant Orchid is Color of the Year!
Part of my job as an interior designer is to keep an eye on emerging trends. I use that knowledge when I am selecting colors and products for my clients homes. Most of the projections phase in over time so you may not notice the subtle differences until it is a full blown trend. My goal … More Design Trends 2014
It’s that time of year when we realize that the house is getting dark earlier. This leaves us with shorter days and lower energy levels. Here are a few tips to help you avoid the Midwest winter blues. Be sure to have multiple sources of light for each room. Add dimmers for versatility and easy … More Lighting Check Up for Fall/Winter Days