Category Archives: Contemporary

Casual Dining at Its Best

  What makes for great casual dining? In this case: Great view of the pool and fairway. Connected to the kitchen. Connected to the family room with a view of the large screen TV. Easy access to the wet bar. … Continue reading

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Modern Rustic Family Room from a “Clean Slate”

Don’t we all wish we could create a room from a clean slate.  This client did. A move from Kansas City to Roanoke provided an opportunity to “clean house”, literally.  He donated, sold or left behind furniture and possessions for renters … Continue reading

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Knockout Nook with a Modern Rustic Vibe

What makes this room so appealing and so “on spot” for this client: The bold original artwork commissioned communicating a special “story” for my client. The unique concrete round dining table we scored on the floor at Dallas Market Center and … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek Entry

The Visual Comfort light fixture, the Thomas Pheasant console, the hand-knotted Feizy rug, the Barbara Barry Star Mirror all suggest you’ll find many more beautiful pieces as you explore this client’s home.  Look closely.  Depending on your vantage point, the mirror reflects some … Continue reading

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Drop Dead Gorgeous Dining

The rug, lighting, fabric, furnishings, accessories, colors – all uniquely alluring, yet contributing to a cohesive and elegant space.  My client was able to see past the “Old World Gold” and imagine that we might use pops of “new gold” to create a highly sophisticated … Continue reading

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Stager’s Dream Clients

Just as clients hope to find the perfect designer, designers quietly wish for opportunities to work with perfect clients.  This couple represents the epitome of an ideal staging client. They wisely view staging as an investment, not an expense, providing an opportunity to earn tenfold returns.  Their commitment to the process resulted … Continue reading

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Original Art and Staging

Using Original Art when staging a home sends powerful messages to buyers:  the home is high-end; the home has been well-cared for; details matter. Thinking about their “next home”, these sellers purchased Original Art from Design Perspectives to stage the home they … Continue reading

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