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 … Read MoreIndoor/Outdoor Poolside Living – Palm Springs Style

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 … Read MoreTHE 2019 PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE OF DESIGN

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

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 … Read MoreLight Meets Sound with Sony’s LED Bulb Speaker

Top Design Trends at Ambiente 2016

Top Design Trends-Ambiente 2016 Today I’m presenting the top design trends that I gathered from my recent whirlwind 4-day trip to Frankfurt, Germany to attend Ambiente, the world’s largest international trade fair for consumer goods.  There,  I powered through the … Read MoreTop Design Trends at Ambiente 2016

Keynotes of Legends 2015 at the LCDQ

Legends at the La Cienega Design Quarter, now in its 7th year, always draws the who’s who in the world of design to the tree lined streets of the LCDQ (La Cienega Design Quarter). Design editors from around the country … Read MoreKeynotes of Legends 2015 at the LCDQ

High Point Market Trend Recap Spring 2015 | 8 Top Trends

High Point Market Trend Recap- Spring 2015 Earlier in the week I returned from High Point Market,  the largest home furnishings industry trade show located in High Point, North Carolina.  Collectively, High Point Market exhibitors show their wares in 11.5M … Read MoreHigh Point Market Trend Recap Spring 2015 | 8 Top Trends

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 … Read MoreDIFFA Dining By Design- Part 2

Highlights from DIFFA Dining By Design 2015- Part 1

Last week, while in New York, I stopped by Dining by Design, a benefit and auction organized by DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids) that runs concurrently with the Architectural Digest Home and Design Show every year.  The tables, sponsored by … Read MoreHighlights from DIFFA Dining By Design 2015- Part 1