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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…

2020 Pasadena Showcase House Preview
Design | November 7, 2020
2020 Pasadena Showcase House Preview

Pasadena Showcase House 2020 This year the 2020 Pasadena Showcase House, is a bit different given the current state of affairs. Going on 56 years, the Pasadena Showcase House is the oldest designer showhouse in the country.   This year I returned as a 2020 Pasadena Showcase House designer, after taking a hiatus from last year’s house.   When I’m not designing…

The Designer Showhouse Goes All Virtual with Seasonal Living Magazine
Design | November 2, 2020
The Designer Showhouse Goes All Virtual with Seasonal Living Magazine

Anyone who knows me knows I love a good showhouse.  I also love being at the forefront of trying out new design concepts. Seasonal Living Magazine’s first luxury designer showhouse is an example of the future of the designer showhouse.  The first of its kind, Gary Petitt of Seasonal Living Magazine employed the E-Design Tribe to build the house in…

A Pasadena Loft Apartment Kitchen Gets a New Look
Design | October 12, 2020
A Pasadena Loft Apartment Kitchen Gets a New Look

Pasadena Loft Apartment Kitchen We recently completed this sophisticated black and brass Pasadena kitchen in one of the hippest luxury loft buildings in town. This wasn’t the typical historical Pasadena residence that we are accustomed to designing.  I had never tackled a loft apartment kitchen and I’m always up for a  design challenge so I was immediately on board. Transforming…

Indoor/Outdoor Poolside Living - Palm Springs Style
Design | April 10, 2020
Indoor/Outdoor Poolside Living – Palm Springs Style

While in Palm Springs for Modernism Week this past February, I took advantage of the many home tours that are offered.  I decided to tour the Morse House, known for its fabulous indoor/outdoor poolside entertaining. The  Las Palmas area of Palm Springs is home to the Morse House and the Alexander Construction Company built the William Krisel designed home in…

2020 Modernism Week in Palm Springs
Design | April 8, 2020
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 to soak in everything midcentury modern .  Every hotel, motel, Airbnb, and  vacation rental is sold out months in advance….

THE 2019 PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE OF DESIGN
Design | April 21, 2019
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 was the case for me last year with the teen bed and bath, kitchen and butler’s pantry) this year I…

Cozy•Stylish•Chic Teen Bathroom - 2018 Pasadena Showcase House
Design | November 26, 2018
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.

ASID Pasadena Home Tour Features Three Estates
Design | October 1, 2018
ASID Pasadena Home Tour Features Three Estates

ASID Pasadena Home Tour 2018 For one day only, three beautiful homes featuring three very different architectural styles and interiors are on tour on Sunday, October 7 as part of the American Society of Interior Designers annual ASID Pasadena Home Tour.  Each home was designed in its entirety by a featured ASID Pasadena designer and will be open for a…

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