Category: Design

Exploring the Impact of Global Design with KBIS and NKBA Global Connect
Design | February 14, 2024
Exploring the Impact of Global Design with KBIS and NKBA Global Connect

Over the last two years, I have been an Advisor for NKBA Global Connect, and have enjoyed witnessing the program’s consistent growth. One of the key focal points of NKBA Global Connect is to offer a unique opportunity for members to gain insights, network, and gain a deeper understanding of the North American kitchen and bath sector. By facilitating this…

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…

Meet Hubbardton Forge: Handcrafted Lighting Made in Vermont
Design | September 19, 2023
Meet Hubbardton Forge: Handcrafted Lighting Made in Vermont

Hubbardton Forge and Handcrafted Lighting We are thrilled to introduce Hubbardton Forge, a renowned handcrafted lighting line, to our Pasadena showroom. We used Hubbardton Forge in the kitchen and butler’s pantry of the Pasadena Showcase House (pictured above) and the response was so overwhelming that we couldn’t help but add the line to the showroom, complete with a dedicated display…

The Pasadena Thibaut Showroom is Now Open!
Design, Home Furnishings | August 25, 2022
The Pasadena Thibaut Showroom is Now Open!

The Pasadena Thibaut Showroom The Thibaut showroom in Pasadena is now open! So if you are a designer or a design enthusiast now you have a place to source and buy Thibaut in the Pasadena area. The new Thibaut boutique showroom is located in Old Pasadena within Cozy Stylish Chic, our multi-line retail and to the trade showroom.   The full…

An Eclectic Butler's Pantry - Oaklawn Manor
Design | May 25, 2022
An Eclectic Butler’s Pantry – Oaklawn Manor

An Eclectic Butler’s Pantry for a Traditional English Tudor Home This eclectic butler’s pantry was designed for the 2022 Pasadena Showcase House and incorporated the home’s traditional English Tudor architecture of the home but with a modern edge. It is not too serious and has a whimsical side to it that makes it feel fresh and new.  This fresh approach…

DESIGNER DOMICILE :: Luxury Kitchen Showroom • Monogram Appliances Experience Center
Design | April 29, 2022
DESIGNER DOMICILE :: Luxury Kitchen Showroom • Monogram Appliances Experience Center

We finally did it.  With strong will and a lot of determination, Designer Domicile is finally open after more than 3 years of planning.  Designer Domicile (at that time, still unnamed) was first conceived in the fall of 2018 as a co-working space for Pasadena interior designers.  A place where not only they could work and have all the tools…

Modernism Week 2022 Featured Home Tour :: Maison Bleue Moderne
Design | March 22, 2022
Modernism Week 2022 Featured Home Tour :: Maison Bleue Moderne

ModernisM week 2022 featured home ::MAISON BLEUE MODERNE Maison Bleue Moderne, a 1958 William Krisel-designed Alexander Company midcentury modern home, was recently reimagined by interior designer Michelle Boudreau. With all the designer appointed details it was one of many homes open for tours during Modernism Week 2022. The last time I attended Modernism Week in 2020, I also visited a William…

6 Things to Consider When Designing a His and Hers Master Closet
Design, Tips and Tricks | January 3, 2021
6 Things to Consider When Designing a His and Hers Master Closet

Designing a his and hers master closet can be a struggle for many couples. Howdo you make one space look both masculine and feminine at the same time?  How do you address the different storage needs?  When I took on the design for the Principal Suite for the Seasonal Living Designer Showhouse, I was presented with one very large space…

8 Ways to Make a Modern Bedroom Cozy and Inviting
Design, Tips and Tricks | January 2, 2021
8 Ways to Make a Modern Bedroom Cozy and Inviting

Previous Next How do you make a modern bedroom cozy when you are given a blank slate? How do you take a modern bedroom from drab to fab when what you want is a bedroom that is warm and inviting?  Modern spaces can come off as a bit cold, given the clean lines and lack of adornment that modern architecture…

Breakfast Room Ideas from The 2020 Pasadena Showcase House
Design, Home Furnishings | December 15, 2020
Breakfast Room Ideas from The 2020 Pasadena Showcase House

Previous Next The Breakfast Room: 2020 Pasadena Showcase House Breakfast room ideas!  How do  you put together a breakfast room that is both fun, practical AND sustainable?  You draw from all the trusted furniture and accessory vendors – the same ones you sell to the trade and also use for your own design projects.  For the Pasadena Showcase House 2020, I…

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