July 30, 2014

Same Footprint, Brand-New Baths…

  With the goal of bringing the outside, in, which is not at all unusual in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, I recently worked on […]
July 12, 2014

It’s Summer in New England – Add a Mid-Century Accessory or Two…

Here we are in mid-summer in New England;  after a long winter, it’s still hard to believe that we are enjoying lovely weather!  We want to […]
March 27, 2014

Who Says Interior Lighting is Easy?

        Finding the right lighting for any room can pose a challenge.  Do you want to find a decorative fixture that becomes a […]
March 12, 2014

Banish the Winter Blues – Blue Wall Colors for Spring

  I”ve always loved the color blue.  Nature gives us quite a few blues!     “Blue is the world’s favorite color, according to a new […]
March 3, 2014

Light, Texture and Color – The Warmth of Scott Prior’s Paintings

This winter has felt long and cold and what better way to feel warm than to imagine summer at the beach or the warm sun on […]
February 18, 2014

Mid-20th Century Art – Alberto Giacometti

  I recently had the above 1965 Giacometti print (of his model Caroline) reframed – a wonderful image that seems fitting for a 1960″s ranch house. […]
February 12, 2014

I’m chapter president of a great design association for 2014 – the International Furnishings and Design Association – New England Chapter

In January of 2014, I started my presidency of the IFDA – New England Chapter.  It”s a great organization made up of design professionals and our […]
October 29, 2013

Exterior Color for a Modest 1960’s Ranch House – Autumn in New England

      This fall, it was time to update the exterior colors of our modest 1960’s ranch house in Western Massachusetts.  I wanted a change […]
September 9, 2013

Porches – the Transition from Exterior to Interior and Vice Versa…

 What is it that attracts us to porches?! Porches can be more protected and reflect the inside of a home…   … or more open and […]