Interior design is about so much more than just beautiful furnishings. I believe the objects we bring into our home tell our individual story. That the furnishings, photographs on the wall, and collections on the shelf create a backdrop to the memories we make. For me, interior design is about creating a carefully curated, collected space that showcases your most loved pieces. The beauty of a collected interior comes from using pieces from different time periods and design styles – everything from mid-century mod to clean-lined contemporary, antiques, Moroccan, and chinoiserie – to tell your story.
Starting a design project is such a fun and exciting time! But finding the right interior designer for your project can feel overwhelming. You want to find someone who understands you, your style and your vision. You want a designer who does the type of project you’re looking to do and someone who will communicate effectively with you.
Neutral colors like shades of white, cream and light brown are the most popular colors to use when painting your home. These tones work with any other color and don’t lend themselves to a specific design style. They’re subtle, timeless and provide the perfect background for any space.
One of the things I’m frequently asked is where I find design inspiration. Though I do find inspiration in magazines, Pinterest and on trips to market, the first place I look for inspiration is from my clients. My team and I dedicate time at the beginning of the design process to learn more about their favorite pieces and collections so we can incorporate them into the overall design to create a space that reflects their unique story.
The month of May was very exciting, but we’re looking forward to the slightly slower pace that summer brings! This month we finally moved into our new home, the girls graduated from Kindergarten, the team continued working on some fun client projects and Letecia and I made a quick trip up to NYC to visit the International Contemporary Furniture Fair. (I