Category: Inspiration

Custom Drapery Guide

Need to warm up a stark room in your home? Drapery panels are one of the easiest ways to soften a space, while adding color, pattern, and texture. Get started with our top tips below! 1. Appropriate Fabric, Correct...

Trend Alert: Expose Your Bulbs!

With the steampunk and industrial trends gaining momentum, light fixtures are being stripped down to their purest forms ~ exposed bulbs and all. Bring this trend home with one of the following fixtures, or by swapping out your existing...

Color Trend : Fabulous Fuchsia

We couldn’t be happier that fuchsia is an “it” color right now!  However, working with pink hues can be challenging ~ the wrong shade can easily look childlike or garish.  Here are a few tips for tastefully incorporating this...

Wine Country for Design Lovers

I just returned from the perfect wine country vacation with my husband – filled with just the right mix of relaxation, inspiration, and indulging. I wanted to share our favorite spots with all you Bay Area design-lovers out there....

Inspiring Bedroom Personas

Recently I’ve noticed a trend: Beautiful homes that are lacking cozy, intimate bedrooms. Often we move into a new home, buy a bed and a dresser and run out of steam, resulting in spaces that aren’t cohesive or functional....

San Francisco Decorator Showcase Highlights

We finally made it to the Decorator Showcase House! It was exceptionally fun this year since we were able to see the house before the transformation. Congrats to all the designers who participated! Take a peek at our favorite...

Bedrooms that Grow with Your Kids

We LOVE designing rooms for our youngest clients, but it’s not as easy as you think. Not only do you need to design a room for your child’s current needs and age, but also for the inevitable progression of...

Time to Remodel Your Bathroom?

Have you had it with your outdated bathroom? Consider remodeling using the following vignettes as inspiration! Each design features Heath Ceramics tiles, crafted locally out of Sausalito, California since 1948. Sunny and simple shapes bring Heath’s Dimensional Diamond pattern...

Inspiration Vacation: Palm Springs

I have a new design crush…on the city of Palm Springs! We just returned from a quick trip for some relaxation and design sightseeing. Luckily, my husband is a great sport and indulged me with a “self-guided” architecture tour...

Design icon of the week: Arne Jacobsen

“The fundamental factor is proportion…Proportion is precisely what makes the old Greek temples beautiful…And when we look at some of the most admired buildings of the Renaissance or the Baroque, we notice that they are all well-proportioned. That is...