High Point Furniture Market Primer
I’m heading off to Fall 2022 High Point Furniture Market in a few weeks. Many of my clients have heard me talk about going to “Market”,...
Freight, The Other "F" Word
Freight management is one of the most critical aspects in the furniture industry and rarely thought about by consumers. Shipping is the...
Because of my extensive commercial interior design background, many times I urge my residential clients to allow me to select commercial gra
Finishes and Textiles to Control the Spread of Infection in the Home
Interior designers have an essential role in specifying finishes and materials in healthcare environments to hinder (or kill) organisms and
The Case Against Deregulating Professional Interior Design
Currently there are bills filed in both the Florida House and Senate seeking to deregulate several professions and occupations each requirin
A client who recently hired me for their extensive home remodeling project said to me, “one of the reasons we hired you is so we can get you
In Style: Working with an Interior Designer
Are you considering working with an interior designer, but don’t know where to start? How can you tell your designer what you want, when...
In Style: Interior Colors of 2019
It’s that time of year again, when the color experts unveil their color selections for the year. These highly-anticipated color selections a
In Style: Hard Finishes - LVP
A relative newcomer to the residential flooring industry is LVP: "Luxury Vinyl Plank". We've used vinyl flooring for decades i
In Style: Hard Finishes - Solid Surfaces
This is my second post in a series of hard finishes blogs in which I’ll highlight some of my favorite looks in solid surfaces. There are a s
In Style: Hard Finishes - Tile
In this first of a series of hard finishes blogs, I’ll highlight some of my favorite looks in porcelain and ceramic tile.
The Importance of Building Codes
Most of my clients approach the permitting process with great consternation and a general feeling that building codes and permitting constru
Interior Designer or Decorator?
Many people call me an “interior decorator”. I don’t mind being called a “decorator” because it is part of what I do, but my education and e
Tones of Home
I often get push back or apprehension from my clients when I suggest tones of gray paint, from gasps to vigorous head shaking.
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