Verellen craftsman making furniture
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Pass it On

Many of us grew up in homes where a few key furniture items had been lovingly handed down, sometimes for several generations. These were the “treasures” that still looked great and functioned well in spite of their age,  and they always had a story attached to them.

Laura Zender Design living room. Photo by Werner Straube
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The B Word – How to Set a Realistic Budget

Interior Designers Laura Zender of Laura Zender Design, Dan Davis and Paul Johnson of Dan Davis Design, and Arturo Sanchez and Barry Harrison of Art | Harrison Interiors share their expert advice on how to establish realistic budgets with their clients.

Design by Gail Urso. Photo by Jeff Garland
Monday, January 3, 2022

Trends to Watch for 2022

If there is one all-embracing design movement that has emerged, it is the idea that our living and working environments should be comfortable.

Kourtney Anne Studios living room. Photo by Marta Xochilt Perez
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Light & Bright Decorating: Bright Ideas for the Shortest Day of the Year

Shorter winter days mean more time spent indoors. Six of the area’s top designers share their thoughts on how to create bright and inviting spaces to be enjoyed year-round.

Paul Feiten dining table Photo by George Dzahristos
Monday, November 1, 2021

Elegant Entertaining Tips for the Holidays and Beyond

With Thanksgiving approaching fast, the indoor entertaining season is upon us. From long-lasting tabletop décor to creating the perfect party theme, four top designers share their tips to help make holiday hosting a breeze.

Marianne Jones
Friday, October 1, 2021

Investment Design – Choosing Projects that Add Value

Purchasing a home can be one of the biggest investments we make. Making wise choices when choosing renovation projects can help protect – or increase – the value of your property while adding to the comfort and functionality of your home.