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Home Gadgets and Interior Design

Home Gadgets and Interior Design

In 2014, we have constantly seen new home gadgets hit the marketplace and customers can't wait to get their hands on the latest and greatest out there. The home is no exception. Some of the latest gadgets seek to simplify daily life for homeowners and are constantly...

Stone and Tile Flooring in the Southwest

Stone and Tile Flooring in the Southwest

Flooring in residential projects is a direct reflection of changes in trends as they are happening in the design-build industry. When I was first doing interior design in the early 80's, wall to wall carpeting was almost the only thing we used except in bathrooms,...

White Kitchens

White Kitchens

A couple of years ago, I gave a seminar at the Paradise Valley, Arizona Design Center on “White Kitchens” and the prevalence across the board in all design styles to lighten up kitchens and go with variations of white cabinetry and even white countertops.  Now, 2...

Importance of Lighting in Interior Design

Importance of Lighting in Interior Design

I recently traveled to Ciudad Obregon, Mexico to work on a client project. One of the first things I noticed when I arrived at the home after my evening flight was that in spite of its grandeur, the home seemed dark and uninviting due to its lack of sufficient...