Tag Archives: Interior Design

The Designer Client Relationship

WORKING RELATIONSHIP  Clients vary. A unique strength of mine, based on my background, is my flexibility to work with a variety of client types. To work together most effectively, it is important to recognize and communicate your “type”. Budget Considerations: … Continue reading

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A Hip Master Bedroom Worthy of the Stunning New Bathroom

One thing leads to the next.  The carpet had been replaced with hardwoods a few years in advance, but once the master bathroom was updated, the other components in the master bedroom sorely needed a refresh.  The existing furniture was refinished in … Continue reading

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More Glass Art

I initially had to twist my client’s arm to have her consider glass art for her newly refinished master bedroom.  Once she entered the art glass studio, saw the possibilities, witnessed the creativity of our local Chihuly-trained artist and understood … Continue reading

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The Case for Re-Upholstery

Why re-upholster when you can buy new?  Sometimes it doesn’t make sense, but frequently it does.  If you invested in a high quality piece of furniture that is classic in style, it is frequently worth preserving.  Secondly, when starting over with a … Continue reading

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Nostalgic Guest Bath with a Contemporary Twist

The marble hexagon mosaic floor juxtaposed with a retro black and white glass tile mosaic gives a nod to the past with a bold look forward.  Oversize polished white subway tile, an etched Black Twill countertop with under-mounted rectangular sinks … Continue reading

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Glass Art: “The Hanna Branch”

This client’s master suite was recently transformed with new hardwoods, paint, bedding, upholstery and draperies, all inspired by the purchase of a fine royal blue and gold hand-knotted area rug.  A large empty wall remained, immediately across from the king-size bed screaming for art.  … Continue reading

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A More Beautiful and Usable Guest Bathroom

To create a more beautiful and usable bathroom: Shower Improvements: Removed the curb and created an easy step down into the shower. Replaced a shiny brass shower door with a clean frameless door with polished nickel hardware. Expanded the shower door … Continue reading

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