Archive for January 2011

Get It Done! MOVE!

OK Everyone! LET’S GO!!  Do It!!  MOVE! Most of my posts are more substantive and informational about Interior Design, but at this time, I am more inspired by the general “mood” around me.  When “times” are busy, no one can call back or get anything done because the phone doesn’t stop and the e-mails pile... Read more »

Orange & Blue -- Vintage-y Interior Design for Da Bears Fans

  Nah!!!  I did not design this room completed c. 1970…that’s “before my time”…There are a few new urgent updates including improved recessed lights, new sheers, throw pillows and built-in flat screen, but the rest is all of 30 years old. (My real work on this house to be shown sometime later — and it’s upstairs).  ... Read more »

Designed Well & Feeling Better

Pretty nice…a dentist appointment at an office designed to feel ”like home”, or as much like home as a medical office can be.  Classic, neutral colors, materials, walls and furniture look more like a den at the doctor’s house than a waiting room.  Psychologically, that’s pretty simple:  if it’s not too antiseptic or too much like a “gate” at an airport,... Read more »
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Design/Build with a Pro Team

Design/construction projects dragged down or stopped over the Holiday Season.  It is so frustrating (& obvious) because nearly everyone in any profession related to my industry could use a new project and more to do.  But the Customer, Architect & (what I will call) Trade Specialist are tapping their fingers and waiting…. It’s now the... Read more »