Design Psychology

Three Sadhana Considerations for Home Decorating

For many of us, the external world is a determining factor in our happiness. 2018 is the year to begin shifting our attention to the gifts we already posses within ourselves. Sadhana (practice) is aimed at calming the mind in order hone our inner resources and create the ultimate expression of our lives in this […] Read more…

Five Hacks to Declutter Your Life, Space & Prosper in the New Year

Recently, I read a quote about how our homes are like our minds.   I must agree considering how we all want to feel comfortable, relaxed and able to locate your personal belongings in your home. I teach an adult education course, “Declutter Your Life, Space and Prosper at a local community college not far from […] Read more…

Feng Shui + Peaceful Living = Well-Being

If you are considering ways in which to improve your personal sense of well-being, enhancing the look and feel of your home’s interior is a great place to start. And what better way to bring feelings of clarity and inner peace into a home than with Feng Shui? Feng Shui is the traditional Chinese system […] 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…

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…

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…

Feng Shui Five Element Color Design

Feng Shui is an ancient science of creating a flow of positive energy called Chi throughout your interior. One of the basic principles of Feng Shui is the study of the Five Elements. These elements are Earth, Water, Fire, and Metal. It is important to create a balanced presence is represented by certain colors and […] Read more…

The Rise of Urban Style Influenced Home Decor

The influence of the urban style trend in our daily lives has become quite noticeable and it is hard not to notice its existence. This can be seen in commercial places such as cafes, shopping malls, restaurants and many other places. Not to mention how it has also come to greatly influence the interior design […] Read more…

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