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 […]
My husband David and I attended the local chapter of NKBA (National Kitchen & Bath) Industry Expo last night and the guest speaker for the dinner was the incredible Jeff Lewis. David and I have spent many hours watching Interior Therapy on Bravo Network, falling in love with his antics and honest approach to the […]
6 keys ways to insure hospitality design is profitable is important to your return business as a designer. Listen to your client first and foremost!
Check out this months issue in the SD Design “The Official ASID CA San Diego Magazine Issue #3” where I published article: 6 ways hospitality designers create profitable spaces. You […]
Spanish style home Remodel in San Diego gets a major face lift. We enjoy looking back on all the work we put into a project that maybe at the time seemed never ending, overwhelming at times and certainly frustrating with the amount of unknown surprises in these types of renovations. In the end, we […]
This sales floor furnishings make-over space had a mixture of table types and sizes, making the overall look less than properly designed. We came in and space planned the entire area taking into consideration the approach, path of travel, ADA compliance and of course the most important: look and feel of the environment.
We had […]
A client of mine visits Milwaukee, Wisconsin quite frequently and is an avid lover of unique home good finds. She returned from a recent visit with a collection of new throw pillows, table runners and table napkins. I received a call that I needed to head straight over to her residence to check out her latest […]
Sometimes we have to get real creative on how we manipulate spaces. We were tasked with turning this beautiful hotel room into a Sales Center for the property. They needed to accommodate seats for 30-40 people.
Sometimes we have to get real creative on how we manipulate spaces. We were tasked with turning this beautiful hotel […]
Sometimes it’s helpful to physically “mock-up” your design for full understanding of what your trying to say. The goal here is mutually rewarding; the client gets to say “ahhhh yes” and the designer gets to say “easy as lemon pie”. With a quick trip to the arts and crafts store and some cheap cardboard, we whipped […]
This space is starting to come to life. Meeting with the Board Members and 60 owners in less than a week to show them all the finishes and new layout of their mail room. The Shore Tower Lobby Renovation Proposed Design Renderings will help the group see their lobby space come to life. Lots of […]
I attended the BD West Fashion Challenge last Wednesday hosted by NEWH at Fluxx in the downtown Gaslamp District of San Diego. https://www.boutiquedesignwest.com/fashionchallenge
There were designers and vendors from all over the country attending this event, quite an impressive group. This year, there were 18 participating firms, a bit more than the last two years combined. The BD […]