Tag: Adorne

The 2018 Pasadena Showcase House Kitchen
Design | June 26, 2018
The 2018 Pasadena Showcase House Kitchen

As you may have just read from my previous post, we were tasked with designing and executing the 2018 Pasadena Showcase House kitchen in 7 weeks, with only 4 of the 7 weeks spent on construction. Well, we did it – we made it happen and had a very positive reaction by all that visited. How did we make it happen?…

Customizing the Home with Designer Light Switches and Wall Plates
Brands, Design | October 27, 2017
Customizing the Home with Designer Light Switches and Wall Plates

Hands down, the quickest, easiest and relatively most inexpensive way to customize a home is to change out the existing switches with designer light switches and wall plates. As a designer, I go into so many homes and I can’t tell you how many homes have the standard ugly white plastic wall plates with exposed screws – even multi-million dollar…

The Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House
Design, Home Furnishings | June 28, 2017
The Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House

The Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House Six months in the making and we finally pulled off the Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design. You know that saying “It takes a village”?  Well, the saying definitely pertains to putting together a room for a showcase house, as it is not an adventure that one…

KBIS 2016 Trend Recap | 7 Top Kitchen and Bath Trends
Trade Shows and Trends | January 28, 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 trends.  As usual, the show floor was buzzing with excitement as designers, members of the press, kitchen and bath dealers…

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…

Introducing a Collaboration Pairing Light and Switch
Brands, Events | February 24, 2015
Introducing a Collaboration Pairing Light and Switch

A Collaboration Between Legrand and Hubbardton Forge You’ve all heard me sing adorne® by Legrand‘s praises, most recently  with a complete refresh of all the outdated (and unsightly) light switches, dimmers, outlets and wall plates with those from Legrand’s adorne® collection at the iconic McKinley House in Venice Beach CA.  I have to admit, after being introduced to adorne®, I…

The McKinley House Gets a Refresh with Adorne Light Switches
Design | October 13, 2014
The McKinley House Gets a Refresh with Adorne Light Switches

The McKinley House Last week I joined  Adorne by Legrand as they unveiled a complete retrofit of light switches  and outlets at the McKinley House in Venice, CA.  Those of you who are fans of the Showtime series “Californication” may recognize the home as the primary set for the show.  The home was designed by owner/architect David Hertz, FAIA and…

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