Design Trends 2014

Part of my job as an interior designer is to keep an eye on emerging trends.  I use that knowledge when I am selecting colors and products for my clients homes. Most of the projections phase in over time so you may not notice the subtle differences until it is a full blown trend. My goal … More Design Trends 2014

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

Celebrate Summer

It is such fun being invited to create a summer tabletop display for this weekends Celebrate Summer Event.  My thoughts immediately went to creating a relaxing evening with friends in my imaginary French Country Garden.   I love the idea of welcoming guests with the lush blooms and soothing colors of hydrangeas set against crisp white … More Celebrate Summer

Good Morning Color!

My chilly gray Chicago morning just had a sudden turn around when I received the news about the new Trina Turk fabric collection for Schumacher.  I was already thinking about swimsuit season and picking out something new, now I know it will be a Trina Turk pattern on me and my new lawn furniture.     … More Good Morning Color!