Design Projects Evolve

The first picture shows a bare wall in a great room.  The house is a builder flip.  I have worked with this contractor for 35 years and weighed in on the layout.  With a large bare wall as the focal point for the entire living area, it was important to fill the space well!  A linear f
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What is Wrong With This Room?

What is the problem with this room? Often an interior designer is asked this question. Luckily they know the principles and elements of design and can figure it out!  In this case, the bathroom ceiling was too high. The remodeler framed in a lower ceiling to correct the proportio
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Something Old, Something New

A few medallions added to a flat ceiling can create interest in a very subtle way! One of the artists I work with cut this stencil for our home from a wallpaper pattern that was similar but smaller. We added it to the ceiling for interest.   There are also replications of the his
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What Defines a Luxury Home?

  On a recent luxury home tour of an Old World Mediterranean residence, these items were mentioned. You could use this as a checklist of materials and features for your own villa.   Colletti Wrought iron 2” fully welded steel entry doors with kiln casted glass panels and sol
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3-D Printers Change Design World Too

New technology that will change many of our future options-the 3-D printer. It is already used for custom fashion and at the cusp of fabric design. It is going to be an interesting development. Read this article by Eric Schimelpfenig in Kitchen & Bath Design News!
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