Archive for July 2011

Your Remodel Project and Who Does What

Your Remodel Project and Who Does What
It’s time to remodel your house?  Yay!  So, who does what? This Primer assumes that you are not redecorating, but remodeling:  moving walls or some other kind of project that will be messier than new carpet, drapes and new furniture. You can start by calling almost any design or construction professional:  Architect, Contractor, Designer (decorator). ... Read more »

Designed for Only You

Designed for Only You
This will be Short, but my interest was piqued by a conversation I just finished!  I am STILL recovering from No Power all last week and have been avoiding my office (with the broken window letting in a 98 degree breeze — it’s now boarded up). OK! We see photos in mags about “who wore... Read more »

Looking at Trends

Looking at Trends
Photo is from IIDA’s website!  “Color Blocking”  Summer, 2011. Trends, fashion, style:  all Design-y words, all different.   First: Trends! Trends are pretty uncomplicated—that’s what “people are doing”.  It can apply to what kinds of food they eat, what kind of shorts or casual shoes they are wearing this summer, whose music they listen to, and... Read more »
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A Design Pro? Why?

A Design Pro?  Why?
EVERYONE wants to save money and do things Fast.  Well, almost everyone.  Right now, it’s all about the bargains and the speed in purchasing power.  But in most things for your home, and nearly always in Interior Design, going cheap and fast will not get you where you want to be (I have written about... Read more »