February is the season of love and romance, and with the cold nights of winter just outside your door, little is more romantic than a cozy night at home snuggled up in front of a fire. Often the focal point of a room, fireplaces can warm both your heart and your home — whether rustic, traditional or contemporary.
Here we showcase how the details of a space add variety and interest to a home, featuring our Scandinavian-inspired kitchen on Martha’s Vineyard. The famous designer Charles Eames said “The details are not the details. They make the design.” We agree.
A thought provoking discussion on traditional interior design Recently I attended a seminar at the Boston Design Center titled, “What’s Traditional Now?” by Krissa Rossbund, Senior Style Editor of Traditional Home Magazine. Krissa is an award-winning journalist as well as a lifestyle and trend expert who spends her days reporting on today’s modern homeowners – how they […]
The latest trends in modern home furnishings from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Acclaimed home furnishings company, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams released their Fall 2013 Collection yesterday. The Boston Design Guide blog points out that Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams is a trendsetter in modern home furnishings and that this collection is inspired by “favorite moments in […]
The latest interior design trend is colored kitchen cabinets The trend is toward painted wood cabinets, but other fabrications such as laminates and solid surfaces are used in colors as well depending on the style of interior design for the project. The sky is the limit on color selection – there is no one, singular […]
Good advice from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams I was completely inspired recently by a newsletter I received from the internationally acclaimed home furnishing company, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. In this newsletter they pointed out the reality that a simple, decorative room redesign takes 6 – 8 weeks! While this may seem like a […]
This spring Robert Allen debuted a new upholstery fabric Color Library Collection called Pigment for Spring/Summer 2013. This collection features bright, bold, vibrant colors and artistic color palettes. The collection is centered around three color concepts – tone on tone, multi-color brights and popular color pairings with a twist. The entire collection was inspired by pure […]
Here we are …It’s the first day of summer. This day traditionally kicks off weeks of warm weather entertaining and outdoor activities. With that in mind, I want to remind you that interior design is not just for interiors! Don’t neglect your patio, porch or deck when creating the interior design of your home. Most […]
Building a new home or renovating your existing home can be interesting, exciting…and down right scary. A major design project like this will seem daunting for many. Working with a professional interior designer will help you create the home you envision while taking the angst out of decision making, saving time and eliminating costly mistakes. Before […]
Many of my design projects are kitchen remodeling projects. This type of renovation project often happens only once in the lifetime of a home and can come with a hefty price tag, so you want to make sure you get it right! Architects and builders don’t always address all the functional needs of a clients’ […]