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

13 Tile Trends to Look for in 2017 – Coverings 2017 Trend Report

13 Tile Trends to Look for in 2017 I recently returned from Orlando FL, where I was invited to attend the VIP Press Tour of Coverings 2017, the most prominent tile and natural stone show in North America.  My purpose … Read More13 Tile Trends to Look for in 2017 – Coverings 2017 Trend Report

Legrand in the 2017 HGTV Smart Home

Legrand Brings Lighting Technology into the 2017 HGTV Smart Home Last week I ventured on a less than 24 hour trip to Scottsdale, Arizona to see how Legrand integrates lighting technology into the 2017 HGTV Smart Home, where they are major sponsors. … Read MoreLegrand in the 2017 HGTV Smart Home

New Products for the Customized Home – KBIS 2017

The Customized Home – KBIS 2017 The customized home is one of the biggest trends in the home and one trend that was seen in full force and in every room in the house at the Kitchen and Bath Industry … Read MoreNew Products for the Customized Home – KBIS 2017

Top Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2017

The Top Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2017 Seen at KBIS I just returned from Orlando where I saw the top kitchen and bath trends for 2017 at KBIS, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show.  This year was chock full of … Read MoreTop Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2017

Hottest Kitchen and Bath Products for 2016 – KBIS 2016

  Last week I published my KBIS 2016 Trend Recap | Top 7 Kitchen and Bath Trends, in collaboration with Sharp Communications, and while there were a lot of cool new trends, there also lots of other new kitchen and … Read MoreHottest Kitchen and Bath Products for 2016 – KBIS 2016

KBIS 2016 Trend Recap | 7 Top Kitchen and Bath Trends

KBIS 2016 Trend Recap | Kitchen and Bath Trends Last week I traveled to Las Vegas with the team from Sharp Communications to attend KBIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) and IBS (International Builders’ Show) to uncover the top kitchen and bath … Read MoreKBIS 2016 Trend Recap | 7 Top Kitchen and Bath Trends

The 2015 Sunset Idea House Remodel Remains True to the Home’s Midcentury Roots

  I’ve been on a little blog hiatus lately, but today I’m back in full force sharing the details of the  2015 Sunset Idea House.  After all, what better way to come back than by bombarding you with some great … Read MoreThe 2015 Sunset Idea House Remodel Remains True to the Home’s Midcentury Roots

Sneak Peak of the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House

Last week I stopped by the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House as the finishing touches were being put in place ahead of next week’s April 19 opening.  While there was still work to be done and some spaces were not picture … Read MoreSneak Peak of the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House

The Christopher Kennedy Compound: Modernism Week Show House 2015

The Christopher Kennedy Compound 2015 Last weekend I took a quick overnight trip to Palm Springs to stop in on Modernism Week and see for myself what all the buzz was about at the Christopher Kennedy Compound Show House.  This … Read MoreThe Christopher Kennedy Compound: Modernism Week Show House 2015