kitchen before-and-after

I had a lot of fun designing my first kitchen project. There is a level of detail in designing kitchens that is dizzying, but the most critical part is the floor plan. I picture myself using the space, cooking, cleaning, entertaining, and the design flows from there. This condo is on the third floor of …

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 …

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 …