Commercial Draperies!

Creativity is not only for residential projects! Being creative while respecting budgets, public safety, building codes, and practicality are traits every interior designer must possess. When designing for a commercial project, interior designers are faced with many...

Guest rooms! What can they tell about your hospitality?

Making a space welcoming and hospitable is the goal when designing guest rooms. Whether designing a guest room in a large suburban space or in a compact city dwelling, each has its own challenges. With careful planning and creativity, guest rooms will be an expression...

Top 12 Trends in Window Treatments

Clients often ask me about window covering design trends, so I thought I would share the Top 12 trends in window treatments that I and my design colleagues have noticed recently. Trend #1 – Simplicity Simplicity.  Draperies with crisp, clean lines enhance the...
Lutron Residential Solutions

Lutron Residential Solutions

Lutron, best known for its light control and dimmer switches, a while ago introduced a line of window covering shades with brand names such as Serena, Sivoia, and Caseta Wireless that will enable the user to control lights, shades, and the thermostat – from anywhere...
Decorating Outdoor Spaces to Enjoy Life

Decorating Outdoor Spaces to Enjoy Life

Finally, summer is here and most of us can’t wait to take advantage of our yards, decks and patios. I think it is a perfect time to write about how to turn your outdoor space into your own private retreat, to enjoy the best that life has to offer. When I think of the...