January 29, 2017

It’s 2017 and that means…everyone and their dog will be crowded into globo gyms around the country waiting to get their turn on the stair master! At least until they realize working out is hard and they give up. But why go through all that waiting before the gym crowd dies down?

The solution? Get your workout on at home. To do this, you are left with two options. Converting a room inside your house and throwing in some gym equipment…or putting all that cumb...

January 22, 2017


Navy kitchen cabinets and gold hardware are a popular combination for the coming year. It gives a tasteful look to your space while maintaining a traditional look.


Textured pieces not only make a statement but give a nice comfortable touch to any room. It is important to feel connected with the pieces in your home that offer a place of refuge to escape from the daily chaos. Fur, mohair and velvet are textiles that will be seen in 2017.


January 15, 2017

What do the Guggenheim (New York City), the coastal homes of Santorini Island (Greece), Corbusier’s Villa Savoye (Paris), the Space Needle (Seattle), and the Sydney Opera House all have in common? They’re all white! Not cream, not vanilla, not “earth tone” - they’re stark white. Each were constructed of different materials, but they all share the same end game. But why? Surely each architect was aware of color theory, with an endless assortment of colors at...

January 8, 2017


Large format HEXAGON tiles will be everywhere up and coming, these beauties are amazingly cost effective, Beehive, from Daltile

Multi colored glass hexagons playing on another 2017 trend, patterned tile

And hexagonal backsplash tiles for kitchen, bathroom or floors showcasing yet another 2017 trend seen everywhere in Italy this market…


At market this year it was shades of ocean blues everywhere. Mixed in were some emerald gree...

January 2, 2017

Happy New Year to our cherished friends and colleagues!

With each new year, we always see new design trends emerge.  This year I am thrilled to cast my personal predictions for 2017.  Exterior and interior, I anticipate two design philosophies that will see a sharp rise in popularity:

#1 Modest and minimal, yet well-appointed and comfortable.

Described by many as “understated, quiet luxury”, buildings and spaces of 2017 will be designed to feel authentic,...

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