Posts tagged with: Vendor

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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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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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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The Outer Banks, Pretty Seaside Homes, and Hunter Douglas

We just got back from a great family trip to Duck, North Carolina.   The weather, the blue ocean water, the home cooked food, and family time couldn’t have been better.   I think the whole family would agree that...
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An Affair with a Dining Room

OK, I’m not really having an affair with my dining room but I like the way it sounds.   A tweak on a title borrowed from Bunny Williams’ book An Affair with a House.  Unlike Bunny Williams, I did not...
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Vacation Plans, Bringing the Outside In, and a New Vendor

I’m so excited to be heading to the Adirondacks this Saturday for a week long stay!  Two years ago we stayed on Blue Mountain Lake at a wonderful camp called The Hedges.  The vacation is such a wonderful memory.  We...
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Color at “The Market!

So, I’m sitting at a large round table at the Thomas Payne lecture next to a nice woman who asks if I’m a “McLay”.  Turns out her maiden name is “McLay” and she’d never met another one.  Also, turns out...
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More from the “The Market” – It’s all in the Details!!!

While in High Point I of course had to check out the showroom of one my favorite upholstery furniture lines Lee Industries (Just in case you missed my original post on Lee and why I like them, you can check it...
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LoveLEE Furniture

As promised, I want to let you know about great products that are worthy of sharing.  LEE Industries furniture is at the top on my list for upholstered furniture for 3 main reasons…1.  they offer styles for just about everyone...
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Crazy for Quadrille

Quadrille fabrics are everywhere, why?!?  Because they are gorgeous.  Fortunately I had the opportunity to work with their fabrics recently and I’m a big fan.  They are fun, casual, natural, and stand the test of time.  Designs can be traditional, contemporary,...
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