2020 Modernism Week in Palm Springs

Palm Springs Modernism Week 2020 What is PS Modernism Week?  It is an iconic event celebrating the midcentury modern lifestyle  that has taken place annually in mid-February since 2006. Midcentury modern aficianodos descend upon Palm Springs  and for 10 days … Read More2020 Modernism Week in Palm Springs

8 Kitchen and Bath Trends – KBIS 2020

Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2020 What is popular in the kitchen and bath for 2020?  I recently returned from my annual trek to KBIS, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, where the biggest players in kitchen and bath unveil … Read More8 Kitchen and Bath Trends – KBIS 2020

THE 2019 PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE OF DESIGN

OPENING DAY Today’s the day – opening day at the 2019 Pasadena Showcase House! This year is a little bit different for me as I chose to sit the year out and instead of designing a room (or rooms, as … Read MoreTHE 2019 PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE OF DESIGN

Highlights from Palm Springs Modernism Week 2019

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Cozy•Stylish•Chic Teen Bathroom – 2018 Pasadena Showcase House

A peek into the process of designing and the outcome of the Cozy Stylish Chic Teen Bathroom for the 2018 Pasadena Showcase House. … Read More >Cozy•Stylish•Chic Teen Bathroom – 2018 Pasadena Showcase House

The 2018 Pasadena Showcase House: Before and After Transformation of a 100+ Year Old House

We are two thirds of the way through our second Pasadena Showcase House, and everyone is always wanting to know about the before and after transformation of the home.    This year, because of a series of last-minute events, we took … Read MoreThe 2018 Pasadena Showcase House: Before and After Transformation of a 100+ Year Old House

2018 Tile Trends and Picks from TISE

The International Surface Event (TISE) was held last week in Las Vegas and I was fortunate to have attended along with Modenus’ Designhounds , where I was on a mission to view the latest floor covering and 2018 tile trends. … Read More2018 Tile Trends and Picks from TISE

8 Top Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2018 – KBIS Recap

KBIS Recap Earlier this month I attended KBIS, The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, (The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) to preview and report on the 2018 kitchen and bath trends.  KBIS is a design highlight of every year, as … Read More8 Top Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2018 – KBIS Recap

The Best Alternatives to Calacatta Marble

Of all the varieties of marble, Calacatta is one of the most sought after.  It is known for its subtle grey veining contrasted by an almost pure white background.  In recent years, Calacatta marble has been gaining popularity as a … Read MoreThe Best Alternatives to Calacatta Marble

2017 Pasadena Showcase House Overview

The 2017 Pasadena Showcase House came and went in a flash this past spring, with twenty-five interior and exterior designers pulling off one of the most cohesive houses in recent years.  Throughout the month that the house was open to … Read More2017 Pasadena Showcase House Overview