13 Tile Trends to Look for in 2017 – Coverings 2017 Trend Report

13 Tile Trends to Look for in 2017 I recently returned from Orlando FL, where I was invited to attend the VIP Press Tour of Coverings 2017, the most prominent tile and natural stone show in North America.  My purpose … Read More13 Tile Trends to Look for in 2017 – Coverings 2017 Trend Report

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

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

Dwell on Design 2016 | Modern Design in LA

Dwell on Design 2016 One of my favorite trade shows, Dwell on Design 2016, starts today and best yet is that it is right here in my own backyard.  Dwell on Design, now in its 11th year, will be held … Read MoreDwell on Design 2016 | Modern Design in LA

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

Hottest Kitchen and Bath Products for 2016 – KBIS 2016

  Last week I published my KBIS 2016 Trend Recap | Top 7 Kitchen and Bath Trends, in collaboration with Sharp Communications, and while there were a lot of cool new trends, there also lots of other new kitchen and … Read MoreHottest Kitchen and Bath Products for 2016 – KBIS 2016

KBIS 2016 Trend Recap | 7 Top Kitchen and Bath Trends

KBIS 2016 Trend Recap | Kitchen and Bath Trends Last week I traveled to Las Vegas with the team from Sharp Communications to attend KBIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) and IBS (International Builders’ Show) to uncover the top kitchen and bath … Read MoreKBIS 2016 Trend Recap | 7 Top Kitchen and Bath Trends

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 … Read MoreCreate a Warm and Inviting Space with Designer Light Switches

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 … Read MoreThe 2015 Sunset Idea House Remodel Remains True to the Home’s Midcentury Roots

Dwell on Design 2015 Recap- Trends in Modern Living

Dwell on Design 2015 Dwell on Design, the nation’s largest design show, was recently held over the course of 3 days in Los Angeles. Curated by the editors of Dwell Magazine, the event showcased over 2000 modern products and furnishings. … Read MoreDwell on Design 2015 Recap- Trends in Modern Living