Yes I’m excited! Radiant Orchid is Color of the Year!

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!

Design Trends 2014

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

Design Trends from Las Vegas Market

This summers Las Vegas Furniture Market was a welcome mix of classic traditions along with colorful updates.  The new product introductions along with design trend indicators create a worthwhile mix that helps direct our attention to the freshest looks in design. Trend: Color that Captures:  Japiur introduced so many beautiful area rugs that are so … More Design Trends from Las Vegas Market

Celebrate Summer

It is such fun being invited to create a summer tabletop display for this weekends Celebrate Summer Event.  My thoughts immediately went to creating a relaxing evening with friends in my imaginary French Country Garden.   I love the idea of welcoming guests with the lush blooms and soothing colors of hydrangeas set against crisp white … More Celebrate Summer