Artistic 3D Renderings by LMDS

Artistic 3d rendeings

I’m thrilled to share a new video showcasing my unique Artistic 3D Renderings which I provide to all my interior design clients so they can “see” their designs before they “commit”. In addition to the usual floorpans, I also offer 360 degree, 4-wall renderings so that my clients don’t have to worry about their spaces … Read more

10 Tips: Thinking of Hiring an Interior Designer? Let me give you some advice…

  So, you’re thinking of hiring an interior designer, but aren’t sure how to go about it. Maybe you’ve worked with a store-based designer and liked the process, but would like to branch out and not be limited to one store. Or possibly, you’ve just been made partner and you want to celebrate your hard … Read more

It’s a Furniture Petting Zoo!

A carved antique french sofa with guilded wood, biedermeier chair

I’ve always been enamored of the use of themes in design. I was recently doing some research on 1st Dibs and kept coming across these fantastical furnishings that use animal motifs as integrated parts of the design (not just painted or engraved on a piece). Some are whimsical, some are more traditional, but all are … Read more

NEW! Shop ::Surroundings::

I’m very excited to share that after a year in development, I have launched my new webshop Shop ::Surroundings::! Part of the development time has been the launch of a new one-of-a-kind design initiative called Surroundings By Design. It’s no secret that the internet has changed all our lives and how we shop. It’s also … Read more

Newburyport Kitchen Tour, Pt. 2, My Favorite Houses

Living room with teal blue chairs, hyde hair rug, cream leather sofa

  I’ve been blogging for the last week about the 2017 Newburyport Kitchen Tour here and here.  Today, my final post will feature my two favorite houses on the tour. I think they are my favorite because of the use of space, thoughtful kitchen and interior design decisions and a cohesive design style that fits … Read more

A Modern Beach House with spectacular views out in Truro, MA

Modern beach house in Truro, MA on Cape Cod

  Are you ready for the long 4th of July weekend here in the US? I’m not actually a huge fan of fireworks and there are plenty of both the legal and illegal kind in the area. I live in a beach community, so it’s party-time all weekend long. Meanwhile, I wanted to share a … Read more

Virtual Interior Design and how it works!

Cover page of Virtual Interior design services video showing a living room design and Linda Merrill.

I updated my Virtual Interior Design webpage to include a video description of the process and deliverables.   In this video, I describe the exact process of how I create beautiful, and personalized, interior design plan for clients far and wide. Known as Virtual Interior Design, aka E-Decorating, these plans evolve just as traditional in-person … Read more