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Addicted to Beauty

I am a bit old school in so many ways even though I am constantly pushing myself to stay technology savy.  I prefer a catalog to the internet while researching products for clients.  I delight in a handwritten note over an email.  I always look to pen and paper first for conceptual design.  I take calligraphy classes. I often send printed photos to my family in the mail.  And, I still enjoy thumbing …

Alright with Pyrite

Trend Alert……Pyrite!  This beautiful brassy yellow mineral is on trend as I am seeing it everywhere in the interiors and the fashion industries. I’ve always heard of this material referred to as “fool’s gold”, but I am alright with pyrite.  It’s refined and raw at the same time making it incredibly interesting. In the past few years, most large raw minerals and rocks have been carefully mounted …

That Gifty is Nifty

I think we all want our gifts to be clever and appropriate for the receiver.  If you are feeling like you need some ideas this season, my personal top favorites might give you a bit of help.  So, here it goes… Hermes Apple Watch – How fabulous is this?!?! Griffin stand – A must have accessory for the Apple Watch. I love the way it acts as …

Before Mr. Grey

For my first “Throwback Thursday” post, I wanted to share a project from 2009. I was one of several area designers asked to design one of the unique 29th floor models for the brand new luxury condominiums being built in Seattle.  The new building was called ESCALA. It opened in May of 2010 to rave reviews.  Prior to opening their doors, the developer,and Luxe Magazine held a …