I am excited to announce that I have been chosen to participate in Chefs Night Out on November 21, 2013. The event, hosted by CS Interiors Magazine and International Interior Design Association, pairs interior designers and restaurants in a competition to showcase great food and great design. I have been matched with the Florentine, an restaurant in the Loop known for its "elegant yet accessible interpretation of seasonal Italian cuisine."
Rococo style from the era of Louis XV is historically important as it is associated with emergence of interior design as a discipline distinct from architecture. With its frilly ornamentation, gilt finishes, and airy feel, does it still have a role today?
Monochromatic color schemes are often maligned and frequently misunderstood. Some people think that they can only involve neutrals. Others think that the selected color is the only option for the entire space. However, a monochromatic scheme can be quite interesting if a variety of shades are used, even peppering in some neutrals too. It is critical to mix up the textures to create interest. However, if done poorly, the space can come off as boring or garish.
How do you feel about monochromatic spaces?
Over the top, California style. This home, both in terms of architecture and interiors, stayed very true to one particular genre. What do you think of the sparse, uncluttered aesthetic?
Why shouldn't dogs have options for wonderful spaces in the home. This article features some clever and attractive items for dogs to use within the home.
Hemodialysis units are a common component of the health care system. Given that patients who require hemodialysis will have too many hours at a unit multiple times per week, the opportunity for design to have a cumulative impact on various healthcare outcomes is great.Read More
This is one portion of a case study looking at personal infrastructure. As a human sharing space with two dachshunds, it amazes me how much of my life and how much of my home is dedicated to them.