As a designer, I think lighting is about function for sure, but it also occupies important space in the room and therefore should be a wonderful addition to the room. My favorite places to shop for lighting is LIGHT’N UP, Southern Lights, International Market Square and Chazin Interior.Read More
Kitchens can be one of the most expensive renovations to a home. Many are intimidated by the stress involved in such a project. When budgeting, it is hard to decide where funds should be allocated. Some items are absolutely necessary in a kitchen, such as a stove for example. A stove is not always just a stove! Take that stove and add cobalt blue to it and you have added a great deal of interest to the room without breaking the bank. These are challenging things to figure out on your own. As a designer, finding the balance in a budget and getting really creative go hand in hand with meeting the requests of the clients. Having the latest trends at the most feasible price is always a common theme with clients. Here are some before pictures of a recent kitchen remodel I did.Read More
My Process of Design:Read More
Benjamin Moore has announced its 2016 Color of the Year – Simply White OC-117. Contrary to the 2015 color of the year, Guilford Green, and Pantone’s rich and earthy Marsala, Simply White is clean, fresh and simply brilliant.
While some might be surprised, it makes sense why they (boldly) chose this color. Aside from recent trends in architecture, fashion, art and home décor; 5 out of the 10 top selling colors at Benjamin Moore are variations of white.Read More
There are certain things that can turn an ordinary room into an extraordinary room. Lighting is one of those things. Not only does lighting create ambiance in a space, a light fixture can be a wonderful way of making a statement. I enjoy using light fixtures as functional pieces of art, an extension of the existing artwork in the room if you will.
I’ve rounded up some great lighting options for a range of interior styles. Enjoy!Read More
Here are just a few dining room interior design ideas from in and around the Twin Cities, MN Area.Read More
Here are just a few bedroom interior design ideas from in and around the Twin Cities, MN Area.Read More