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Holiday Mindfulness

By |December 7th, 2015|

In all the hustle and bustle of the season, along with the normal every day life of work and family, I find myself reflecting on what really matters, at least to me, and having what I call “holiday mindfulness”.  It’s been a great year for Payte Miller Interiors, lots of forward moving growth, exciting projects, great […]

Halloween Front Entry Decor

By |October 22nd, 2015|

In the spirit of Halloween? Not yet? You better get on it! My family is on Halloween overload! We have already carved our pumpkins and costumes are in the making. Nothing compares to Halloween as a child then maybe Christmas, at least in our home. This fun Halloween front entry decor idea caught my eye […]

Call Center Office Complete

By |April 2nd, 2015|

There are so many exciting features to share about this call-center office that I don’t even know where to start.  I’ll give it a go, in hopes to capture the fun aspects I know are worth reading about.

The overall project needed to be price point conscious so thinking outside of the box was a crucial […]

Luxury Condo Complex in La Jolla gets a face lift

By |April 1st, 2014|

Payte Miller Interiors has been working with Positano, a conversion community in downtown La Jolla on a wide range of interior and exterior renovations.  We are in the process of having the building professionally photographed but for now, here are the before and afters of what we’ve done so far.

The lobby, of which these images […]

Custom made window bench seat & table-put together piece by piece

By |March 26th, 2014|

NOOK BEFORE-what to do? SEAT & TABLE installed yesterday.  The bench was custom made by El Portal who also fabricated the chrome feet.  The bench wraps the corner and is flush with the kitchen cabinet on the left.  The upholstered seats on the bench are fixed, allowing the wood veneer exposure  at the ends and in […]

Urban Walk-Up Condo Progress

By |March 1st, 2014|

Payte Miller Interiors services all types of projects, large or small.  We’ve been working closely with a residential owner who has a beautiful three story walk-up style condo in a popular, urban part of San Diego.  We achieved this classic yet contemporary, mid-century modern influenced furnishings package by having the sofa, club chair and ottoman […]

Blurring the Lines Between Home and Office : Homepolish

By |February 17th, 2014|

Great things are happening in the world of design and we always want to give credit where credit is due. Innovation, creative thinking and unconventional approaches are all traits we admire here at PMI and one company in particular caught our eye in the February 12th, 2014 Business Insider article featuring Homepolish.

Thanks to pioneers like Google  […]

Reupholster your dining chairs-don’t buy new

By |January 18th, 2014|

A client came to us bored of his micro fiber taupe colored chairs he purchased years ago, but loved how comfortable they are.  The style has a classic, clean line contemporary feel so we decided to show him some ideas on using a mix of fabrics and simply reupholster, verses searching high & low for […]

A Guys Guide to the Perfect Home Office

By |January 17th, 2014|

Inspiration comes from many places and sometimes it sprouts from an unexpected source.  I don’t typically search men’s magazines or websites but today I felt the need for some testosterone infested design and what I found was surprisingly satisfying.  I wanted to quickly share a great article I found on Primer.com titled “The Intentional Apartment.” […]

Mixing Metals: Classic and Chic

By |December 18th, 2013|

ZgallerieWe love sharing our most favorite obsessions with our Payte Miller Fans and right now we fiend over mixing metallics for everything, from clothes, jewelry and especially chic interiors.  Let’s shift from the age old rule that gold goes with gold and silver pairs with silver, blah. Mix up those metallics for some visual interest, […]

Sprinkle Some Holiday Tartan

By |December 17th, 2013|

When you think Christmas decor you think green and red, some mistletoe, and an overabundance of decoration with jolly fat men in red suits littering the streets and windows of your neighborhood. This year let’s fall in love with another way to incorporate red and green to your holiday decor by adding pops of tartan […]

Custom Digital Print Wallcovering in the works

By |October 10th, 2013|

Remember when I was working on the concept below for the teenagers bedroom wallcovering back in October?  Well, here is the installation and semi-installed room.  We are still working on her bedroom furniture and various components to dress up her bed…but was anxious to share the space.  Our client’s teenage daughter wants to create a […]