and it was all yellow

Whether bright or subdued, yellow says sunshine, smiles, sunflowers and springtime. I love it as a statement color -- used generously ALL OVER a room -- or as a pop of color in an otherwise neutral room. Here are some favorites I've collected on my online travels. It's not often you see a fireplace given …

not everyone reads e-books

Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.  -- Henry Ward Beecher I am one of the few people who still read actual books. I have a hard time letting go of them, too, so I understand the need for walls lined with bookshelves. Whether or …

what is ROI Design?

What better day for the inaugural post on my design blog than the birthday of Mies Van Der Rohe. His maxim, "Less is more," is a principle that can be applied to nearly every project, even beyond the realm of design. My design philosophy is that interiors should be functional as well as beautiful. I believe that …