Soon to make our annual pilgramage to London. It is our favorite city, (after New York of course, we are New Yorkers). Its history, culture, parks and museums, even the food is good these days. The bookstores for books not yet published in the US, are great for a brutal reader like myself. The array [...]
Here are ten:
1. Problem Solving – an interior designer is an expert in space planning, color, scale and light. And that particular problem that plagues you.
2. Avoiding Mistakes – this is a big one, mistakes are expensive. Designers have the experience to know what will work the first time.
3. Resources [...]
Our 9′ x 15′ design studio floor plan!
Interior Design is a process. It can be overwhelming, expensive and fraught with error. You can do it yourself if you are confident of you taste, have the resources, an infinite attention to detail, lots of time, love [...]
How does the process begin?
Interior Design for me is a process that begins with listening. What does the client need, want, think, feel about their project. Just as important is what they don’t want, and are not comfortable with.
I feel my job is to bring them enough of a selection that [...]
Do I need bookshelves?
Well, maybe I do altho I rather like this “arrangement” where all my books are handy. Recent past, present, and future. Fall a good time to reconsider shelves. Always a new beginning, a new season, moving indoors after summer days and the freshening up projects that will make [...]
The Versatile Ottoman
Need a place to serve drinks, somewhere comfy to put your feet up, extra seating or a moveable feast ? That would be a custom ottoman. We love to design custom ottomans for clients for all of the above uses. Large or small, round or square, rectangle or even more [...]
How A Texas Postman Became An Hermès Designer
by NPR Staff
Listen to the Story
October 21, 2012
About a year ago, writer Jason Sheeler was working on a story about Hermès scarves — the elaborately decorated silk squares that [...]
The business of interior design is creative but it’s so much more than that. People frequently think it’s handling pretty fabrics all day, that it’s glamorous because it is an art or that it is a business they’ll start one day when they’re finished with whatever job they’re in now. [...]
One would wonder why it would be wise or necessary to work with a designer. After all, there is a proliferation of how to do it your self shows on t v from design to antiquing, 24/7 you can watch and find the tips and tricks [...]