Tag: bathroom

THE 2019 PASADENA SHOWCASE HOUSE OF DESIGN
Design | April 21, 2019
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 was the case for me last year with the teen bed and bath, kitchen and butler’s pantry) this year I…

Cozy•Stylish•Chic Teen Bathroom - 2018 Pasadena Showcase House
Design | November 26, 2018
Cozy•Stylish•Chic Teen Bathroom – 2018 Pasadena Showcase House

A peek into the process of designing and the outcome of the Cozy Stylish Chic Teen Bathroom for the 2018 Pasadena Showcase House.

The Best Alternatives to Calacatta Marble
Design, Tips and Tricks, Trade Shows and Trends | July 26, 2017
The Best Alternatives to Calacatta Marble

Of all the varieties of marble, Calacatta is one of the most sought after.  It is known for its subtle grey veining contrasted by an almost pure white background.  In recent years, Calacatta marble has been gaining popularity as a hard surface for the home and has been the number one requested countertop material, (at least in Southern California, where…

13 Tile Trends to Look for in 2017 - Coverings 2017 Trend Report
Trade Shows and Trends | April 19, 2017
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 at Coverings was two-fold – to speak on a panel on social media and brand partnerships and to attend the…

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…

The Christopher Kennedy Compound: Modernism Week Show House 2015
Design | February 26, 2015
The Christopher Kennedy Compound: Modernism Week Show House 2015

The Christopher Kennedy Compound 2015 Last weekend I took a quick overnight trip to Palm Springs to stop in on Modernism Week and see for myself what all the buzz was about at the Christopher Kennedy Compound Show House.  This may only be Christopher Kennedy’s 2nd year in producing the Modernism Week Show House,  but by the roster of participating…

4 Essentials for a Touch-Free, Germ-Free Bathroom
New Products | August 22, 2014
4 Essentials for a Touch-Free, Germ-Free Bathroom

The Touch-Free, Germ-Free Bathroom Let’s face it – the bathroom isn’t usually the cleanest room in the house – especially if you have little boys like I do.  So let me take you through the cleanest bathroom experience, where the only thing you’ll have to touch is the zipper and button on the top of your pants… and maybe a…