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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 […]

Bay Club Hotel & Marina Banquet Room “After” Photos

By |September 12th, 2012|

Check out our Facebook page for more “unofficial” pictures of today’s photo shoot.  We’ll have the professional photographs posted soon which will include the other two banquet rooms.  This room, the Commodore Room, needed the most amount of work:  Removal of the ceiling tile which was the major design element, new solutions for the traditional […]

First day of Hospitality Design at DI San Diego

By |September 5th, 2012|

It’s been a year since I first started teaching @DesignInstituteSanDiego and just the same, I am looking forward to engaging conversations & fresh ideas from my 3rd year students! It’s going to be a great semester from a LEED project tour to restaurant research & presentatoons.

Fabric palette created @ Home Show

By |August 26th, 2012|

A customer was looking for drapery, pillow & sofa fabric. WaaaLa, it’s done. Glad we were able to accommodate her taste with our selection of fabrics here at the show!

Baby Dillon-PMI’s Mascot!

By |August 26th, 2012|

Dillon surprised us at the show and boy did he get lots of attention. Think he even helped with a couple sales!

The show is rockin’!!

By |August 25th, 2012|

Lots of great feedback on the booth…yeah!!

SD Home Show 1st day a success!

By |August 24th, 2012|

Meeting some great exhibitors & interested patrons. Getting great feedback on the best space at the show…it’s because we are designers with attention to detail!!! Hope to see more people we know.

Moving Day-San Diego Home Show!!

By |August 23rd, 2012|

Can’t believe it’s finally here. U-Haul is packed & we are in our moving gear ready to create a design studio at the Convention Center. Starbucks me!!

Reclaimed Wood Find!

By |August 2nd, 2012|

Today, my little munchkin Dillon helped me shop for a plank of reclaimed wood needed for our booth at the San Diego Home Show.  We ventured to Frost Hardwood Lumber Co. in search of the perfect plank to hang our window covering samples from.  Dillon was a huge help, keeping an eye on the final […]

Home Show particulars coming together!

By |August 1st, 2012|

Inside this plastic bag is the canopy for our booth at the San Diego Home Show, Aug. 24-26th, picked it up yesterday.  Levas & Son’s Drapery did an amazing job of stitching our logo onto it.  We are getting very excited!!