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abigail-elise design studio Modern Mountain Oasis Wendy Yates
Abigail-Elise Design Studio's Modern Mountain Oasis in Colorado. Photo: Jason Nelson of Visual Adventures for Abigail-Elise Studio

Abigail-Elise Design Studio: Historic Colorado Cabin to Modern Mountain Oasis

Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains at 9,097 feet above sea level, Frisco is a small town with spectacular views of glistening peaks from sunrise to sunset. To create interiors that…
Patricia Chang
Photo by Patricia Chang

Soo Yoo: Restaurant Design Mixes Mediterranean Influences

As a designer for Oakland, CA-based architecture and interiors firm Arcsine, Soo Yoo brings her formal training as a painter to her interior design practice. At this San Jose, CA, restaurant, Yoo’s…

How Designer Christina Henck Uses Pinterest

Since 2012, Philadelphia-based Henck Design has worked with a range of clients, from high-level executives to professional athletes to empty nesters. For owner and founder Christina Henck, Pinterest…
Brad Cates COO Sarreid Ltd
Brad Cates shares Sarreid's philosophy on doing business.

Candid Conversation with Sarreid COO Brad Cates: Legacy, Coronavirus & 2020 Catalogs

As home furnishings retailers and interior designers navigate this time of COVID-19, which has presented some significant challenges, Sarreid Ltd. has taken this time to grow its digital presence,…
Kathleen Walsh Interiors
The family room with floor-to-ceiling windows on display. I love the natural light and how we mixed color and texture so seamlessly throughout this room.

Kathleen Walsh: A Downtown Vibe in an Uptown Manhattan Home

In this New York City home, located in uptown Manhattan, the homeowners were looking for a unique aesthetic that mixed cultural influences. Kathleen Walsh Interiors stepped in to make the client's…

Kichler Keeps Customers Informed During Coronavirus Crisis

In our Behind the Scenes blog series, we're asking designers, retailers and manufacturers to share insight about their operations and inspiration. Kichler shared how they're responding to the…
Karen B. Wolf Photo Credit: Raquel Langworthy
A playroom for the family's three daughters. Photo Credit: Raquel Langworthy

Karen B. Wolf: A Family's Spec Home Gets a Personal Touch

Karen B. Wolf Interiors of Short Hills, NJ, turned this New Jersey spec home into anything but cookie cutter. Wolf shared how she personalized each room to suit the needs and interests of the family…
Carrie Fusella Leisure knolls project
Carrie Fusella updated this common area with updated finishes and functionality.

Carrie Fusella: An Elegant, Comfortable Clubhouse Makeover

Pre-coronavirus, when gathering was still a thing, interior designer Carrie Fusella tackled a common space at Leisure Knoll, in Manchester, NJ, in the winter of 2018/2019. Her design in the space…
Lauren Nicole living room
Living room

Lauren Nicole: Lakefront Living in Traditional Style

Charlotte, NC-based designer Lauren Nicole, was called in to transform a dark, dated lakefront home into a bright, airy space that embraces the outdoor living lifestyle. See what she has to say about…
Melody Smith Tiny Home Jupiter Florida
Melody Smith turned this tiny hoarder's shack into an indoor/outdoor paradise.

Melody Smith: A Tiny Home Indoor, Outdoor Paradise

This “tiny” home, built in Jupiter, FL, is the epitome of an indoor/outdoor residence, and was designed for a client who had lots of input on this home’s design, says Melody Smith of Melody Smith…