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Well Mother Nature – you did it again. I’m not talking about the thousands of dollars of potential damage you’ve done this year on our property. I admit that I do occasionally (nervously!) survey (each day!) our completely buried English boxwood hedge and I look longingly at the assorted evergreen shrubbery that is either smooshed,…
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Well peeps – in the spirit of adventure, I’d like to take you outside the bounds of what you might normally feast upon in the furniture stores and catalogers that you most likely frequent. As a designer, I get to attend trade shows, presentations, continuing ed classes – not to mention receive a slew of…
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If you love to shop for home furnishings as much as I do – then you must head over to Design Spree at some point. (There’s one in Lawrenceville, NJ – check to see if there’s one near you.) If you have a hard time focusing – then take your designer with you. It’s a…
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Well peeps. It happened again just now. On the phone. Another apology casually and sheepishly thrown my way by a new client. ‘Old’ clients do them too. These unwarranted apologies always swoop in out of the blue and always make me feel bad. So – once and for all, I am taking blog in hand…
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Designers have to walk a fine line. (Fade in Music . . . “It Isn’t Easy Being Green”). We need to take care of our clients greatest interior-spatial-yearnings. Speak the aesthetic truth – even if it hurts. Maintain the highest design standard possible in any project. Remember to put our ego aside and serve the…
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Everyone wants their home to feel warm and inviting but we also want the room to appear larger. As a rule, we recommend mounting window treatments several inches above the window. For example, say you have an 8′ ceiling height and you mount your window treatment under your crown molding or just below the ceiling,…
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