Well, it’s ABOUT TIME that somebody did a book like this. My motto has always been to “make your home as unique as you are-”. Susanna Salk brilliantly illustrates just how to do that in her latest Rizzoli book, Decorate Fearlessly: Using whimsy, confidence and a dash of surprise to create deeply personal spaces. This beautiful book delivers a photographic trove of fabulously designed rooms by über talented designers. [Read more...]
I am at Huffington Post again this week, sharing a few highlights from a Dallas event that kicked off last night showcasing the best of design talent all for a great cause… see Huffington Post article. Cheers to beautiful living and helping others. Way to go, Dwell With Dignity.
If you live in or near Dallas, the treasure trove continues until May 10… new inventory every day at prices that will make you think you need new glasses. The Thrift Studio is located at The International on Turtle Creek Design Center, 150 Turtle Creek Blvd, Ste 204, Dallas TX 75207
Designers, architects, gadget lovers, gamers, real estate professionals, welcome to the future. The Structure Sensor, by Occipital, isn’t JUST a 3D object scanner. But if it was, wouldn’t you be thrilled? More than just a device, it is a hardware platform that gives developers the ability to easily create applications that take advantage of a 3D sensor on an iOS device for the first time ever. Architects and designers will be able to capture a measured model of interior spaces quickly that they can then use to visualize changes, understand material needs, capture measurements and share ideas with clients. With this device you’ll be able to capture every room in your house – including every measurement – in seconds. You’ll be able to visualize changes to your house to see if you like them before you make them. You’ll be able to capture and share where you live with people halfway around the world – or even save them to share with people in the future. [Read more...]
Today I want to share a fun book that is sure to inspire. Interiors Now is a wildly creative and forward thinking collection of design, spaces, furniture and art, featuring numerous projects that are coproductions between creative clients and their interior designers. Forty three designers are featured in this international trend setting collection that is sure to appeal to Interior Designers, Architects and creatives of all disciplines. A successful home is the perfect synthesis of personality and zeitgeist; it is a living work of art, a cultural artifact, and the object of ceaseless curiosity. Highly sensitive to this phenomenon, Interiors Now tracks the constantly evolving and multifaceted fabric of contemporary interior design around the world. Each new volume—destined for casual readers and professionals alike—assembles a fresh and inspiring collection of recently created residences that demonstrates how to bring out the best in the space that matters most: your home. Let’s take a quick look at the latest edition: [Read more...]
Neutral colors sometimes get a bad rap in the design world, getting panned as the dated “griege” of boring, monochromatic yawns. They deserve the bad press if they are misused in unimaginative ways. Neutrals can be employed artfully to set a tone for a specific focal point in a room, to create a peaceful environment, to lead your eye to a specific “pop” design element. Even colors, when used in a sophisticated way can actually become neutrals in a palette. Do not underestimate the power of neutral… it can be used to great design advantage. [Read more...]