Category: Brands

Modernizing a Wood Paneled Room: 2024 Pasadena Showcase House
Brands, Home Furnishings, Interior Design, Tips and Tricks | May 10, 2024
Modernizing a Wood Paneled Room: 2024 Pasadena Showcase House

How do you modernize old wood paneling?  Modernizing a dark wood-paneled room can transform it from heavy and dated into a bright and inviting space that combines classic and contemporary elements. If the woodwork is in good shape and a wood worth saving , we always recommend restoration rather than painting. Once you paint, it is difficult to return the…

The Ultimate Guide of What to Include in a Luxury Kitchen
Brands, Design, New Products | October 10, 2023
The Ultimate Guide of What to Include in a Luxury Kitchen

Designing a luxury kitchen? Wondering about the must-have amenities to include in every luxury kitchen? Look no further! As a Pasadena kitchen designer with experience in designing kitchens for the Pasadena Showcase House and the owner of a Pasadena kitchen showroom, I’ve got you covered. Confused about what elements to include in your kitchen remodel? Don’t worry, I’ll share the…

Napa Food and Wine Experience With Signature Kitchen Suite
Brands, Events | May 28, 2019
Napa Food and Wine Experience With Signature Kitchen Suite

TRUE TO FOOD Last week I spent 4 days for a Napa food and wine experience, with Signature Kitchen Suite, a start-up luxury appliance brand whose parent company is LG Electronics. Even though their parent company is a large conglomerate, Signature Kitchen Suite is anything but large and corporate. The company was formed 3 years ago with Zach Elkin at…

Signature Kitchen Suite Design and Experience Center - Napa Valley
Brands, New Products | May 13, 2019
Signature Kitchen Suite Design and Experience Center – Napa Valley

Designhounds Napa with Signature Kitchen Suite I am thrilled to announce that I am heading up to Napa today to spend a few days with Signature Kitchen Suite. I am one of 22 designers  invited to the Signature Kitchen Suite Design and Experience Center from May 13-16 for Designhounds Napa with Signature Kitchen Suite.  There I will fully immerse myself…

Customizing the Home with Designer Light Switches and Wall Plates
Brands, Design | October 27, 2017
Customizing the Home with Designer Light Switches and Wall Plates

Hands down, the quickest, easiest and relatively most inexpensive way to customize a home is to change out the existing switches with designer light switches and wall plates. As a designer, I go into so many homes and I can’t tell you how many homes have the standard ugly white plastic wall plates with exposed screws – even multi-million dollar…

The Best Performance Carpet for Active Families
Brands, Tips and Tricks | February 13, 2017
The Best Performance Carpet for Active Families

Performance Carpet While recently attending the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), I was given an overview of the newest addition to Mohawk’s line of performance carpet: Mohawk Smartstrand Silk Reserve.  As I have reported in previous posts, performance has become a major trend in interior design, and the consumer has quickly become accustomed to expecting performance products for the…

Light Meets Sound with Sony's LED Bulb Speaker
Brands, Design | October 4, 2016
Light Meets Sound with Sony’s LED Bulb Speaker

The LED Bulb Speaker for Sony Life Space UX Sony’s new Bluetooth-enabled LED Bulb Speaker, from their new design and lifestyle line Life Space UX,  is a game changer in  how we experience light and sound in our living and working environments.   We recently received our first shipment of Sony Life Space UX products: the LED Bulb Speaker, the…

Cozy Stylish Chic and Sharp Communications Collaborate for #SHARPxKBIS
Brands | January 18, 2016
Cozy Stylish Chic and Sharp Communications Collaborate for #SHARPxKBIS

  Cozy Stylish Chic has partnered with Sharp Communications, a NYC-based public relations, social media and special events agency that specializes in architecture and design, to scout trends at this year’s KBIS/IBS shows. Once again, KBIS (the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) and IBS (the International Builders Show) will be held in Las Vegas as a part of Design and Construction Week.  Over…

W. Schillig- Contemporary Upholstery and Rugs for Today's Living
Brands, Home Furnishings | June 19, 2015
W. Schillig- Contemporary Upholstery and Rugs for Today’s Living

This past April, I attended High Point Market , the worlds largest furniture trade show, where I spent 5 days going from showroom to showroom in search of product for my current interior design projects as well as scoping out the season’s biggest trends – something I have become known for and share regularly on my blog and as my…

W. Schillig at High Point Market - Luxury Seating...and Now Rugs
Brands, Home Furnishings | April 21, 2015
W. Schillig at High Point Market – Luxury Seating…and Now Rugs

W. Schillig Established in 1949, W. Schillig is known in the industry for their offerings of luxury seating – sofas, chairs, and sectionals.  European styling, German engineering and sensibility is how they built their brand and High Point Market marks the debut of sophisticated rugs to complement what they already have, extending their brand to floor coverings as well as…

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