I had the fortune to participate in the Thermador and Traditional Home Great Kitchens Getaway in California recently. We spent time immersed multiple aspects of kitchen use – from design to end-user experience. We toured the gorgeous facility, had detailed presentations and were given the opportunity to get to know the products with hands on experience. And we got to taste the food created with Thermador products. Believe me when I tell you it was amazing…I will actually show you the food later. These products are designed for “real cooks”. I think we all felt like “real cooks” after seeing what can be done in the right kitchen. Come share the experience… [Read more...]
Honored to be a contributor to the latest Traditional Home Great Kitchens issue, where I share TWO inspired table settings by stylish Texan Jolie Berndt. See how she entertains and you’ll understand why she is in demand to plan parties internationally. Head over to Traditional Home to check out the incredible kitchens, food and entertaining~
YEAR IN REVIEW: 2013 year literally flew by, bringing uplifting innovations and energy to the design world that should have good staying power in 2014. Let’s take a look through the CPD lens at the Kitchen, Bath, Home Technology, Design, Lighting and Style stars of 2013:Susan Serra
Last week Sub-Zero and Wolf launched the New Generation, a new series of products featuring more than 60 appliances engineered to excel in both performance and design. The New Generation of Sub-Zero products include even more advanced preservation features and sizes in the integrated refrigeration lineup. On the Wolf side, the product rollout features three new exterior styles and refinements in performance. Let’s take a look: [Read more...]
This lighting installation makes me want to have a dark cozy dining room so I can have a fixture just like it- it is brilliant! Of course, designed by the Ingo Maurer team, does that surprise you? I have a theory that Ingo Maurer customers must enjoy life significantly more than those who play it safe with lighting design decisions. Ingo Maurer designs are SO full of life, creativity, humor and energy. Would you have this in your home?
For more creative lighting, see this pinterest board. And follow me on pinterest while you are there! Have a creative day,