Working From Home

Working From Home

As a designer, I was beginning to see the dedicated home office space decline a little as technology allowed our clients to use their tablets or laptops anywhere in the house when they needed to do some occasional or extra work at home.  Often, if they had a study, it...
Living Large in a Small Space

Living Large in a Small Space

High rises and apartments are popping up like wildflowers in Houston, and whether you are purchasing or renting, you can and should make it your own, personalized space.  Although it may be smaller than you would like, or you are downsizing from a larger home, it...
2020 Vision for Interior Design

2020 Vision for Interior Design

2020 Vision for Interior Design As we begin 2020, perhaps I’m relating it to good vision, but I’m feeling it too.  For the start of this new decade, I’ve made my own actually “doable” resolutions, how about you?  Personally, I’m going to start clean and...
Picking the Perfect Performance Fabric

Picking the Perfect Performance Fabric

Picking the Perfect Performance Fabric It’s been almost nine years since I first wrote about performance fabrics and bringing them inside from their common use outdoors.  My blog back then was about Sunbrella and nanotech technology and how you could have kids, pets...
Remodel Or Build?

Remodel Or Build?

Remodel & Home Additions Design Trends for 2019 If you are about to remodel or build onto your house, here are some of the current trends to consider, whether working on your kitchen, bathroom, living space, laundry room, or outdoor area. Kitchens Everyone always...
Tub vs. Shower??

Tub vs. Shower??

Shower or Tub??? OK, it’s time for me to eat my words again, or maybe just issue a change in opinion about showers vs. tubs. Most people have a very definite preference, and when we are working on projects we have to determine those preferences. For resale, we always...
The End of Harvey

The End of Harvey

The End of Harvey This blog post is a follow-up to The YEAR of Harvey.Many of you have been so kind as to inquire about how and what we’ve been doing since Harvey. Thus, I feel the need to write the end of the Harvey story, even though I rarely post personally. We...
Furniture in Motion

Furniture in Motion

Furniture In Motion     Would you believe that over half of the furniture being produced today is equipped with motion capabilities? Even though I see so many options, I still find that surprising. However, when you think about how many items do have the...