Wow, just when you think you understand how a pandemic will affect your business and your clients, you learn something new…..
In this phase, all those suppliers of appliances, lighting, plumbing, finishes, and furnishings have used up all of their ‘just in time’ purchasing of materials for their inventory and new inventory is being slowed due to the pandemic.
Why sharing your real budget will get you the best results
Tell your Interior Designer what you really want to spend and you'll get the best results. Determining the budget should be one of the first steps in an interior design project; however, clients are often reluctant to share their project budget up front.
Even if you don't call Hawaii home, it's summer time on the mainland and that means your outdoor living space might need some new ideas. Here are some design trends we are seeing in a place where outdoor living is 365 days a year... Read more
Congratulations! You’ve just won the jackpot without traveling a mile. In January I attended the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show * in Las Vegas—the largest and most exciting show of its kind. This month you’re the winner because I’m sharing the latest 2016 kitchen trends, products, and technologies gleaned from over 500 exhibitors from all over the world.
For many of us, February means Valentine’s Day and a chance to acknowledge those who mean the most to us—be they family, friends or work mates—anyone with whom we have forged a connection of any depth--emotionally or professionally.
During my 40 years as a professional Interior Designer, I’ve enabled my clients to show how much they care by paying attention to the surroundings of their loved ones, their employees as well as themselves. I think of it as “concern made tangible” or walking the walk on a spiffy new floor. Read more