I am a fan of pattern. I especially adore patterned tile.  It makes me so happy to see a vibrant floor or backsplash.  Many clients often think in order to do this look you have to spend a fortune. WRONG!  I have a find for you!   These looks can be purchased for a fraction.. read more →

I returned from an inspiring few days at KBIS (Kitchen & Bath Industry Show) almost a month ago.  Where does the time go? Here is a start to the trends that we saw in PART 1:  Go Big with THE ULTIMATE CULINARY CENTER from Thermador Go Plush with Mohawk’s introduction of SmartStrand® Silk Reserve carpet Go Custom with Metrie Then & Now Finishing Collections.. read more →

I returned from an inspiring few days at KBIS (Kitchen & Bath Industry Show) ready to tear down my house and start fresh.   The amazing technology and trends that can simplify and beautify our modern lives are truly fascinating and clearly covetable. Here is a start to the trends that we saw. Go Big THE ULTIMATE CULINARY CENTER from Thermador.. read more →

KBIS has been a wild few days going at mock speed.   One of the highlights has been the spaces displayed by the 2016 DXV Design Panel. These were elevated beyond your regular trade show floor display. It has been refreshing and inspiring to see DXV go to the next level. They have become a.. read more →

January is starting off with another wild month.   I am headed to KBIS to see the latest and greatest in Kitchen & Bath design. I then have two trips to NYC for fun events and more beyond… Travel fulfills me and it is starting off with the most grand design inspiration at KBIS! Meet.. read more →

I am thrilled to share an early look and review of the long awaited THE PERFECT BATH by Barbara Sallick, which is coming out from Rizzoli in next Tuesday. This the ultimate guide to creating your dream bathroom by one of the most authoritative experts on the subject, the founder of Waterworks.  It is a must for.. read more →

I have had a crazy busy week with a fun new renovation.  We are moving along quickly so the client can get out of temporary housing ASAP. In searching for tile and bathroom renovation ideas I noticed the massive number of patterned tiles I have saved recently.  When we were picking at the tile shop.. read more →