This afternoon at 1:00 PM EST I’m participating in a Tweetchat about the upcoming 20th Anniversary Dining by Design Event in New York. #DiningByDesign is a huge annual undertaking where designers and brands join together to create a series of amazing dining spaces in order to raise money for #DIFFA Design Industry for Fighting Aids. … Read more
I made my annual pilgrimage to the Newburyport Holiday House tour on Saturday and this year, we were treated to some amazing homes and lovely, though not ostentatious, holiday decorating. The House Tour is put on and benefits the Custom House Maritime Museum of Newburyport. The first house I visited was the 1774 Lowell-Tracy-Johnson House, … Read more
A few weeks ago I was visiting the Best Tile showroom in Plymouth and was just enamored with some new tile offerings from Artistic Tile. So many possibilities!
The other day I took a day and headed up to beautiful Ipswich, MA to visit the 2015 Boston Magazine Design Home. Each year, Boston Magazine along with many generous sponsors builds and decorates a home to raise money for Boston Children’s Hospital. 100% of proceeds from the tour will go to Children’s Hospital. It … Read more
Welcome to the New England stop on Julia’s Hooked on Houses house tour! Duxbury is a small coastal town that was founded in the early 1600’s. Among our first settlers was John and Priscilla Alden. And this is their house: Here’s another image – which I took last year at an event. The gentleman in … Read more
I just updated my portfolio and created a slideshow and thought I’d share. Hope you enjoy it!
The 2014 Boston Magazine Dream Home will be open for public tours starting on September 10th. For the last ten years, the magazine has been teaming with a local builder, architect, designer and a charity to build a house that focuses on a specific kind of living style. This year’s house, located in Salisbury, MA, … Read more
The spectacular Diva Lounge in Somerville MA was designed by Studio Luz Architects of Boston. This is not your Brahmin father’s club, that’s for sure!
As I mentioned earlier this week, I was going through a storage closet and found a stack of color mood boards that I’d forgotten that I had. I also found the design boards to one of my final design school projects. They’d previously been damaged due to a flooding problem that I have (an ongoing … Read more
Click here to read a very important message about the ASID and their draconian methods of controlling business competition for the roughly 3% of all practicing interior designers who fall under their specific job title of “Interior Designer” . Thanks to Joni of Cote de Texas for putting together a fabulous post on this very … Read more