Bosch and BLANCO Bloggers Retreat

I‘m excited to share that I’ll be headed to LA at the end of the week to participate in a design bloggers retreat hosted by Bosch and BLANCO. Bosch has just opened a new “experience and design center” in Irvine, CA and our group will be among the first to check it out. The schedule … Read more

The beauty of Brizo

Tresa Faucet Collection in Chrome (this post contains #affiliate links #ads) When I was in Chicago last month at KBIS (Kitchen & Bath Industry Show), I was excited to get a chance to visit Brizo Faucet’s new showroom – Dream 2O – at the Merchandise Mart. The showroom truly is a “playground” for architects and … Read more

For Sale: Victorian splendor for today’s modern family

  One of the houses I was eager to see on this past weekend’s Duxbury Newcomer’s Club house tour was this lovely mansard roof Victorian house that I am actually quite familiar with. First a little history – Duxbury was founded in the 1630’s, counting John and Priscilla Alden among its first citizens. The town … Read more

Rooms with a view of beautiful Duxbury Bay

I spent a lovely Saturday afternoon this weekend with a client visiting six beautiful homes on the Duxbury Newcomer’s Club annual house tour. We “technically” weren’t allowed to take photos, but of course, I couldn’t help but snap a few exterior shots. This view of the house above is the rear which faces Duxbury Bay.  … Read more

International Housewares Show – Healthy Living Made Beautiful

By Lori Dolnick The International Home + Housewares Show (Chicago, IL) offered the opportunity to experience today’s hottest consumer lifestyle and product trends. Healthy living has been a growing trend at the show – and this year was no exception. What is new is that healthy living products look far less “medicinal” and more designed … Read more

KBIS: Peeps and Pretty

A couple of weeks ago I was in Chicago to present two seminars at the IWCE Visions Expo. Concurrent with Visions was KBIS, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show. While I heard from many people that it’s not what it used to be in terms of size and flash, it’s still a big show with … Read more

Annie Selke’s “Fresh” new blog

Congratulations to the lovely Annie Selke, founder of Pine Cone Hill and Dash & Albert Rug companies on the re-launch of her blog “Fresh American”! Starting with her first post today, Annie’s new approach to blogging will be a personal journey and reflections on her love of interior design, architecture and landscapes. As a special … Read more

Williams-Sonoma Designer Marketplace: my new article on crisis management

My latest article on Williams-Sonoma Designer Marketplace is all about how to handle the inevitable problems that arise during a design project. Have a read and let me know your thoughts! The Designer Marketplace is a wonderful source of inspiration and thought-provoking articles for anyone in the design field or anyone interested in the industry.