While in LA a few weeks ago, I had a lovely lunch by the pool at the Beverly Hills Hotel. My tour through the hotel and the iconic martinique wallpaper led me past the gift shop where the leaf print surfboard was perched in the window as a taunting reminder of how much I want.. read more →

me with JAM I am fresh (not so) off the red eye. Dear Lord, that should be outlawed.  It is pure misery. NEVER AGAIN, I say! L.A. was tremendously fabulous as expected. I will share my trip in dribbles and drabs over the next few days. One of the HIGHLIGHTS was meeting Jeffrey Alan Marks.. read more →

While I am off on a fairy tale of my own in LA enjoying Design Bloggers Conference and schmoozing with fabulous designers and talents in this industyry I thought I should share another fairy tale of sorts.  I have sung the praises of the fabulous footwear of Charlotte Olympia before but, the Fall / Winter.. read more →

I am so flattered to be named as one of  Merida's Designers to watch in 2013. What an honor!  You can head over to the Merida's Open Studio Blog HERE to read the feature and check out their wonderful products. HERE is a previous post on Merida.  I am such a fan of the brand.. read more →

I love to travel. I cannot get enough good travel guides and tips.  If I were not an interior designer I would love a career in travel. I try to get to L.A. at least once a year for work or pleasure. It is one of my favorite places. I happened upon this great article.. read more →

I am in the process of designing a media room for client's to include a small kitchen and bar, lounge seating and a game table w seating.  Here are my favorite inspiration photos and some elements we have chosen thus far.  Cecconi's London The Viceroy, Santa Monica Kitchen via Pinterest Bathroom at The Viceroy, Santa.. read more →

As L.A. week continues… Last Tuesday, I went to a great party at Harbinger.  Harbinger is owned by Joe Lucas and Parrish Chilcoat of Lucas Studios. They are the nicest people you will meet. The party was honoring Bunny Williams and her Beeline Home collection that they sell.  Bunny spoke that morning at the Design.. read more →