Spring Runway Fashion Inspiration for Your Home

Reports from Fashion Week announced the latest runway trends!  It’s just natural that we want these same beautiful colors and textures to translate to our homes for a fresh spring look.  Fortunately the lag time that used to exist between fashion and home décor has almost vanished. You can achieve immediate gratification when refreshing your … More Spring Runway Fashion Inspiration for Your Home

Design Trends from Las Vegas Market

This summers Las Vegas Furniture Market was a welcome mix of classic traditions along with colorful updates.  The new product introductions along with design trend indicators create a worthwhile mix that helps direct our attention to the freshest looks in design. Trend: Color that Captures:  Japiur introduced so many beautiful area rugs that are so … More Design Trends from Las Vegas Market

Dignified Simplicity Reins in the UK

Birmingham, United Kingdom – Since Prince William and Kate Middleton announced the date of their wedding, our interest has once again turned to the UK for fashion inspiration.  The largest design show in the UK, Inteiors 2011, provided design direction that reminded me of why we are passionate about the British.  Design for the next 10 years … More Dignified Simplicity Reins in the UK

The Next Industrial Revolution

Industrial is hot and provides the perfect little eco-friendly, socially responsible and all-American touch to your rooms.   My Behind the Design column in Furniture Today will explain more about this trend.  http://www.furnituretoday.com/article/455551-The_next_Industrial_Revolution.php  Here are a few more pieces that will add the Industrial touch to your room. see more at      http://www.industrial-chic.com  

Romantic Ruffles

It is the little tailoring detail that can impress, inspire and seduce: the ruffle.  A long time feminine touch in clothing, now has a presence in the home fashion industry.      This is a versatile trend that can work with most interior design styles.  The unexpected ruffle detail is a tempting way to add … More Romantic Ruffles

Mars vs Venus Design

Will men ever appreciate the function of a toss pillow? Will women understand the appeal of a chair with built-in cup holders? Can we all just get along?  There was a time when design decisions were “woman’s work.” No more! I’m finding that when my design client is a couple, the man has just as … More Mars vs Venus Design