Design Elements

Six Well-Being Decor Enchancers

The environmental impact on our health and well-being is a growing concern.  Interior designers today confront this issue and search for solutions to achieve better coexistence with nature while staying so many hours indoor during the day. Apparently, good design can create stylish and simultaneously superb healthy living spaces. How to achieve the look? Follow […] Read more…

You Are in Charge: Trust Your Design Style

Sometimes we second guess ourselves when we want to redecorate or homes or offices. Due to lack of confidence or a feeling of not being creative enough we tend to short change ourselves and rely on the media to dictate what trends are in vogue.  I have seen this so much with my clients.  They […] Read more…

Your Feel Good Outdoor Space

Summer is coming around the corner.  School is out and outdoor living is going into its highest season.  Now is the time to start building or enhancing our outdoor living space for joy and relaxation. Building a Feel Good outdoor space is one of the easiest ways to create a space where you can enjoy the […] Read more…

Beach House Magic On The North Carolina Coast

I think beach houses are magical.  Why?  Because of the proximity to the ocean, the natural environment which includes the sand, sky and water.  How all of these elements work together to help us breathe, relax and let go while we are on vacation. Since the fall of 2016 I have been working through the […] Read more…

Guest Blog: The Complete Guide to Feng Shui Bedroom Design

When’s the last time you reorganized your bedroom? If it’s been a while, it may be time for an update. One way to improve the layout of your room is to consider the basic principles of feng shui. If you’ve never heard of feng shui, it’s a system used to help organize and arrange items […] Read more…

Mindfulness Decor + Art: Feng Shui Workshop May 23, 2017

I am excited to announce that I am co-hosting an empowering discussion at Latela Art Gallery, one of Washington, DC’s newest art galleries and creative spaces also named “Best Commercial Art Gallery” by the Washington City Paper for 2017!  On Tuesday, May 23rd at 6:30 pm I will be facilitating a seminar entitled, “Mindfulness Decor […] Read more…

Five Ways to Re-energize Your Interior

The look and feel of your home should be warm and inviting, after all, we do spend so much time indoors staring at our walls and furniture. The choices you make with your decor can help reduce stress, enhance your mood and help you sleep better. If your interior décor is not particularly elevating your […] Read more…

Four Ways to Zen Sensibility

Unlike what most people think, introducing a Zen sensibility to your space is quite easy.  Zen interiors mean living a simple lifestyle and design aesthetic that lends a calming effect to your home.  It does not require extensive remodeling of your home, just a few changes can create a huge impact.  Imagine bringing the serenity […] Read more…

Streetscape Pastels Brought Home!

One thing I always appreciated as an urban planner how our street scapes can influence our interior decor.  This streetscape is beautiful highlighting of soft greys and pastels.  What an inspiration for a living room decor! A relaxed living room with linear patterns on the floor, grey toned walls, pastel colored accessories.  Streetscape decor brought […] Read more…

Inspiration Please! Design by Transit

I am always influenced from my past as an urban planner.  This subway tile is an awesome example of what we can do to bring the urban design, planning and architecture into our interiors. Absolutely love this blue tile look for this shower!  Influenced by a transit station!  Who knew? Save Read more…

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