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 […]
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 […]
We are in the midst of installing a new office in San Marcos for one of our favorite clients, Apollo Communications. My aunt Debbie is in town visiting and she’s helping us get it all wrapped up. Considering hiring her for future installs!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from my family to yours! May 2015 be filled with peace, love and joy for you and your loved ones. Wishing all a prosperous and fullfilling year. With Love,Shannon, David, Ethan (10) and Dillon (3)
The best photographer in town, John Christenson Photography! Having a great time shooting the new Marketplace at the Welk Resort San Diego “We Proudly Serve Starbucks Renovation” just completed.
Photoshoot of Welk Resort Marketplace
Ever wonder how Designers pull off accessorizing a home after the remodel is completed and its time to layer the “fluff”? It’s not always To The Trade only companies we order from, but good ol’ local retail stores where the masses shop as well. This is what my day looks like today!
Time to have some […]
The stone has been installed so we can determine if we like the fireplace without a mantle, a 5″h wood block stained a bit darker than the beams. Cabinets are stained as well. Can’t decide…will keep you posted!