Posts tagged with: Interior Inspiration

Touch of Gold

Warm metal finishes are showing up everywhere!  Think gold, un-lacquared brass, bronze, and copper. Kitchen and bath fixture companies are now offering these finishes for their more transitional and contemporary styles. I recently saw this New Ravenna mosaic tile in person at Architectural...
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Mad for Plaid

I’m currently loving plaid.  Whether it’s an accent or you decide to wallpaper entire room in it, it’s a great classic pattern that’s easy to mix with what you already have going on!   Tommy Smythe who works with Sara Richardson...
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de Gournay wallpaper

I’ve admired de Gournay wallpaper in design magazines for many years but I’ve recently seen wallpaper dating back to the mid 1800s that would have inspired de Gournay’s more recent designs.   I have a new client who lives in...
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Reese Witherspoon's Home

These beautiful pictures of Reese Witherspoon and her home just showed up in my inbox.  Her home is filled with lots of antique furniture that fits with an easy relaxed way of life and active family.  You can read more...
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Recent Projects: Window Treatments

By far one of my favorite types of window treatments are woven wood shades (or sometimes called bamboo shades).  They are great by themselves or with drapery panels.  They have a natural look and filter light beautifully.  Or you can...
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South Beach

In less then twelve hours I’ll be flying to South Beach with some of my closest friends for a long weekend.  I’ve never been and hear it’s quite the experience…great food, gorgeous beaches, beautiful people everywhere, and wonderful Art Deco style.  Luckily...
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Recent Projects: Over Dyed Rugs and Oriental Rugs

I feel every great room starts with either great artwork, great fabric or a great rug.  I’m working with two different clients both in need of a complete room designs.  The rug is where we started for each room.  Over...
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Downton Abbey

So excited the second season of Downton Abbey is starting tonight.  I’m a latecomer to the series but was able to catch up over the holidays by watching all the episodes from the first season.  The costumes are amazing but...
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One very cool chair!

I’ve admired the wishbone chair for some time now.  Maybe it’s the name…I grew up making wishes with dried out chicken wishbones or maybe it’s the semester I spent in Denmark and my brief exposure to Danish design that draws...
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NeoCon by iphone

Yesterday, I met Jen, my design assistant, at NeoCon in Baltimore.  NeoCon is a huge exhibit of vendors for commercial settings…offices, schools, hospitals, etc.  We did a two hour whirl wind tour of the exhibit and came away with some...
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