Category: Design

Legrand in the  2017 HGTV Smart Home
Design | March 29, 2017
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.  When they asked me to join them, I did not hesitate, as Legrand is a brand I know well, and…

How Eclectic Style In the Home Will Keep It Looking Current
Design | March 20, 2017
How Eclectic Style In the Home Will Keep It Looking Current

Eclectic Style In the Home and How It Will Keep the Design Looking Current People always ask me how to keep their spaces from getting outdated too quickly.  My answer is that incorporating eclectic style in the home will keep it looking current for a longer period of time.  So, what is eclectic style? Eclectic style in interior design incorporates…

New Products for the Customized Home - KBIS 2017
Design, New Products, Trade Shows and Trends | February 3, 2017
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 Show last month. The design-savvy consumer has their own unique taste and preferences, and now they are seeking ways of…

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 is now open in Old Town Pasadena!
Design | June 30, 2016
Cozy Stylish Chic is now open in Old Town Pasadena!

Cozy Stylish Chic opens its doors for business! After several months of tirelessly working  on our first brick and mortar storefront (really, the building was built in 1928 and is actual brick and mortar!), we’ve finally opened the doors – right in the heart of Old Town Pasadena.  Situated on the northeast corner of Dayton and De Lacey, we are…

2016 Pasadena Showcase House Preview
Design | April 14, 2016
2016 Pasadena Showcase House Preview

2016 Pasadena Showcase House Overview It’s my favorite time of the year again and the Pasadena Showcase House of the Arts , now in its 52nd year, will be opening to the public once again this Sunday, for a one month stint from April 17 through May 15.  Dryborough Hall, which consists of a 16,000 sq. ft Mission Revival, a 2032…

Create a Warm and Inviting Space with Designer Light Switches
Design | October 28, 2015
Create a Warm and Inviting Space with Designer Light Switches

Legrand and Hubbardton unveil Decorative Wall Plates and Light Switches in 6 Hand Forged Steel Finishes Last February, I flew out to New York to attend a party unveiling Legrand and Hubbardton Forge‘s  collaboration of decorative wall plates.  Legrand’s adorne line of decorative wall plates has already itself as a finishing touch for every designer and now the new collection of…

The 2015 Sunset Idea House Remodel Remains True to the Home's Midcentury Roots
Design | August 17, 2015
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 design?  You may remember my post from the 2014 Sunset Idea House, which was located in the quintessential Southern California…

Sneak Peak of the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House
Design | April 13, 2015
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 ready, I was able to take some snapshots to share with you and whet your appetites for what is sure…

DIFFA Dining By Design- Part 2
Design, Events | April 8, 2015
DIFFA Dining By Design- Part 2

DINING BY DESIGN Last week I posted some of my favorites from DIFFA Dining By Design 2015 and today I am bringing you the remainder of the tables on view. DIFFA’s Dining by Design was filled with a variety of styles and design aesthetics – some very conceptual, others paying homage to the product they represent,  and even  traditional place…

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