Why you can’t afford NOT to hire an Interior Designer

The biggest reason is Time– it saves you so much time. The next biggest reason is Money– you can’t afford to make costly mistakes. Followed closely by That Vision Thing– a professional designer knows what it can look like even as you are describing your dream home. And hundreds more: Spousal negotiations (!!) Design direction … Continue reading “Why you can’t afford NOT to hire an Interior Designer”

2016 Walnut Creek Interior Design award

Two and a half years ago, I decided to locate my new design firm in Walnut Creek, because the energy is crazy great here-sooo much growth, and the location was perfect for my clients up and down the 680 and Hwy 24 corridors. It was all about the location, but I’ve come to really like … Continue reading “2016 Walnut Creek Interior Design award”

Designing Ahead of the Curve

You may not be familiar with the term Universal Design, but I believe it will become the way all homes will be built in the future. Just as Green Design was a niche concept in the 1990s and is now the standard for all savvy, responsible design, I believe Universal Design will become part of … Continue reading “Designing Ahead of the Curve”

How to Choose Kitchen Cabinets

  Cabinets are the skeleton of a kitchen. Appliances and other features are worked into the cabinetry, which is the basis of the room. Counters sit on top of cabinets. Microwaves, dishwashers, and other tools of life are worked into the flow of cabinetry. Cabinets are so important because they are the storage, which kitchens … Continue reading “How to Choose Kitchen Cabinets”