Outdoor Living Spaces: Ideas for Outdoor Rooms

Outdoor Living Spaces The interest in outdoor living spaces is swiftly on the rise.  Each year as the weather gets warmer, homeowners gravitate to the outdoors to extend their living space and maximize their square footage.  Some opt to create … Read MoreOutdoor Living Spaces: Ideas for Outdoor Rooms

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

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 … Read More2020 Modernism Week in Palm Springs

Estimating Wallpaper Like A Pro -5 Easy Steps

  What better time to learn a new skill than when we’re all home, practicing our social distancing? Most designers leave estimating wallpaper quantity to their paper hanger, but it’s not as difficult to do as you might think! With … Read MoreEstimating Wallpaper Like A Pro -5 Easy Steps

8 Kitchen and Bath Trends – KBIS 2020

Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2020 What is popular in the kitchen and bath for 2020?  I recently returned from my annual trek to KBIS, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, where the biggest players in kitchen and bath unveil … Read More8 Kitchen and Bath Trends – KBIS 2020

Navigating High Point Market Like a Pro

Navigating High Point Market Like a Pro High Point Market Insider’s Tour, Fall 2019 Navigating High Point Market is not as difficult as one may think.  Are you attending for the first time, alone or a bit overwhelmed?  Fear no … Read MoreNavigating High Point Market Like a Pro

2020 Textile Trends seen at Heimtextil – Part 2

This post is a continuation of yesterday’s post, which highlighted Trend Space at Heimtextil 2020.  Yesterday I gave an overview of the overarching theme, “Where I Belong” which encompassed 5 key textile trends for 2020: Heritage Lux Multi-Local Maximum Glam … Read More2020 Textile Trends seen at Heimtextil – Part 2

Textile Trends Seen at Heimtextil 2020- Part 1

HEIMTEXTIL 2020 Earlier this month I traveled to Frankfurt, Germany to attend Heimtextil,  the world’s largest trade fair dedicated to textiles and wallcovering for the home furnishings industry.  I also attended Heimtextil last year and having the opportunity to attend … Read MoreTextile Trends Seen at Heimtextil 2020- Part 1

Napa Food and Wine Experience With Signature Kitchen Suite

TRUE TO FOOD Last week I spent 4 days for a Napa food and wine experience, with Signature Kitchen Suite, a start-up luxury appliance brand whose parent company is LG Electronics. Even though their parent company is a large conglomerate, … Read MoreNapa Food and Wine Experience With Signature Kitchen Suite