Summertime Blues

Summertime Blues

Summertime Blues As a water sign, I have always loved being near, in or on the water. It has played a role in where I have lived and where I like to travel. Even when touring cities I will find the closest body of water and incorporate it into the planning. Milan and...
What Can I Get You?

What Can I Get You?

What Can I Get You? Little known fact about me: When I was in design school at night and working during the day doing marketing for a local architecture firm, I found myself constantly strapped for cash. I decided to get a side hustle as a bartender. I went to the...
The Power of a Powder Room

The Power of a Powder Room

The Power of a Powder Room When designing a whole house project, or even a first floor, I almost always begin with the powder room.  With the functionality of the powder room already in place, it’s a natural place to experiment with finishes and fixtures. And even if...
Open or closed? Yes, please.

Open or closed? Yes, please.

Open or closed? Yes, please. Recently I’ve been spending a lot of time in the house I grew up in. It is filled with possessions that are deeply meaningful to my parents. Things they saved from their parents and grandparents – china, tins, linens. Things that they made...
Your Own Private Island

Your Own Private Island

Your Own Private Island As people go on spring break adventures over the next couple of weeks, I thought it would be fun to share private islands of a different sort: ones in the kitchen!  I enjoy renovating kitchens because I like problem-solving and some of the most...