Updating your front entry can be an after thought. This remodel was very straight forward, we needed to bring the ceiling down a bit by enlarging the area with lighting. We staggered three of the same size fixtures at different heights and installation locations. We also selected a fixture where the glass […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
Ever wondered how the pros get faux succulents to “round” up and look so real in a low planter like the one we specified here? Magic! Not really, but it’s called Rapid Expanding Foam (see attached picture). You can purchase it at any hardware store like Ace Hardware for roughly $5.99 for one 12 ounce […]
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 […]
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 […]