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.

Katie Rodriguez and family
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Designer-Level Comfort: 4 Savvy Design Pros Share Their Own Cozy Spaces

To celebrate this month’s Designers’ Own Homes Virtual Tour, we asked four Design Tour veterans to share their favorite spaces in their own homes.

Design by Renea Lewis of Design By Choice. Photo by Jeff Garland.
Monday, August 2, 2021

Save vs. Splurge: Kitchen Edition

When undergoing any major renovation, there are several areas where a more modest approach can be taken that will leave room in the budget for a few splurges. In this completely-renovated kitchen by Renea Lewis, several of the family’s existing pieces were re-imagined, which allowed the homeowners to splurge in other areas like the Ann Sacks stone herringbone panel above the range. Follow the link below to learn more from Renea, as well as fellow designers Lois Haron and Debbie Auer, on how to save and where to splurge when remodeling or building a new kitchen.

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Designing a Happy Home

A happy home is paramount for overall well-being, and our decorating decisions can help set the stage for a brighter outlook. A few of the area’s top designers reflect on past projects and share their thoughts on how interior design decisions can positively affect a homeowner’s mood.