• 10 Tips for Designing a Living Room with Shirry Dolgin

    I caught up with talented interior designer Shirry Dolgin and she shared 10 tips for designing a living room. The living room is often the center of the home and where you entertain guests and gather as a family. See below for Shirry's expert advice for creating a beautiful and functional living...
  • Domicile Interior Design: The Dynamic Duo

    Amanda Malson and Jolene Huitt are the dynamic duo that make up Domicile Interior Design. Their full service interior design studio specializes in residential, hospitality, retail and commercial interior design. Recently I asked them a few questions. This is what came to light. What are the most...
  • Professional Organizer Lisa O'Connell's 7 Steps of Getting Organized

    On Monday, we introduced you to Professional Organizer Lisa O'Connell of Positive Place Design. Today, Lisa is back with her 7 Steps of Getting Organized , along with a list of resources to help prepare and equip you to regain control of your cluttered home and life. Lisa's approach to organizing...
  • Capturing Holiday Moments and Traveling to Spain with Jessica Comingore

    I have known Jessica Comingore for the last few years. She is so talented in many different facets of design - amazing graphic designer, architectural/interior photographer, and overall design expert. Jessica recently traveled to Spain for a creative adventure and came back with lasting memories and...
  • Designer Hilary Sessions Dishes Design with Lamps Plus

    I recently had a chance to sit down with San Francisco based designer and founder of Quarry Hill Design , Hilary Sessions, to chat about what drives her passion for design, what is most inspiring to her and naturally, her latest obsession. LAMPS PLUS : What is the best design advice you ever received...
  • Designer Stacy Garcia Discusses Lady Gaga, Trends & Airstream Trailers

    Designer Stacy Garcia is respected for her inventive use of color and remarkable patterns. One of her style icons is Lady Gaga and her dream project includes an Airstream trailer. Her signature designs and in-depth knowledge of color and trends are informed by a long and rich history of working first...
  • Designer Caitlin Murray Talks Inspiration and Selecting the Right Colors for your Space

    Interior designer, Caitlin Murray's style really fits her personality - playful, feminine, and carefree. I know so many interior designers and love how each designer has his/her own individual style that sets them apart from the next. I have always thought Caitlin had a great eye for creating a color...
  • TV Host, Designer & Author Christopher Lowell Shares His Interior Motives and More

    Emmy Award-winning host and best selling author, Christopher Lowell's mix of practical advice and infectious enthusiasm has made him one of America's most recognized and trusted authorities in the home improvement category. Dubbed the Doctor of Design by U.S News & World Report, Christopher...
  • Interior Design Inspiration with Design Milk

    Jaime Derringer, founder of Design Milk , started her design inspiration blog on a whim and it has definitely grown over the years and become a favorite resource among design enthusiasts. I was so excited to have the opportunity to chat with Jaime about her personal design inspirations and her must-have...
  • Blogger Jeanine Hays Defines Modern Soulful Style

    I want to introduce you to one of the most fabulous and talented woman I know...she does it all. Jeanine Hays is the founder of AphroChic . She is a blogger, product designer, and now an author. I have been following her AphroChic blog for years. On her blog, she features stylish interiors that carry...
  • Lighting Tips with House Flipper Steve Jones

    Steve Jones of bettershelter is a well known house flipper in Los Angeles. He finds a house that is a "hot mess" (as he calls it) and completely rehabs the home while staying on a tight budget. His method for investing in homes is simple - buy it for a good price, renovate it on a budget, and...
  • Dream Light Fixture: Inspiration Behind the Knotty Bubble Chandelier

    Lighting designers like Lindsey Adelman continue to impress and inspire me! I stumbled upon her Knotty Bubble Chandelier and was instantly intrigued by its form and materials. It is definitely on my dream light fixture list (it is pretty expensive), but one can dream - right? Lindsey Adelman took a few...
  • An Interview with Interior Designer Tamara Kaye-Honey

    Interior designer Tamara Kaye-Honey is an icon in the design world. Recently named one of Traditional Home's 10 NewTrad Designers , her work is popping up all over publications like Rue, Canadian House and Home, House Beautiful, and California Home and Design. I chatted with Tamara, owner of Pasadena's...
  • Questions With: Allison West of Thumprints Lighting

    Allison West is the artist-designer behind the chic Thumprints collection of lighting. Thumprints table lamps offer unique, artistic looks with mouth-blown glass, ceramic bases, and sumptuous fabrics. We recently chatted with Allison about her collection, and her design philosophy. Q: We love the...
  • Interior Lighting and Photography Tips with Karyn Millet

    I can’t get enough of photographer Karyn Millet 's work. While she is brilliant with any subject matter, she has been very successful at photographing interiors for some of the best shelter magazines around. I was lucky enough to sit down with her, dish on what she loves, get a handful of interior...
  • Maggie Morgan on Decorating in Threes, Kayne West, Plus...

    Maggie Morgan is an Interior Decorator in Seattle, Washington. Since childhood she’s been rearranging rooms, styling bookshelves, and obsessing over fabrics (she had a very thoughtfully decorated dollhouse!). Since starting the Maggie Rose design blog in 2008, she began decorating rooms for readers...
  • Interior Designer Kishani Perera Shares Creative Ideas for Designing a Unique Space

    I met designer Kishani Perera a few weeks ago. I love her personal style and her eye for putting together interiors. Kishani is not afraid to mix up styles and step out of the box to create a unique space. I asked Kishani to share some personal insight on creative ideas for designing a unique and personal...
  • Design Sponge's Grace Bonney Chats about her Design Inspirations

    Who doesn't love the inspirational design blog, Design Sponge ! I have been reading it for years and just recently had the chance to chat it up with Design Sponge founder, Grace Bonney. We chatted about everything from her design icons to her "Living In" column. Read the interview below...
  • Designer Adam Straus Shares Tips for Creating a Vintage Aesthetic

    I am not supposed to have favorites, but... Adam Straus is among my favorite Los Angeles based interior designers. His looks are just so cool, how can you not fall in love with his style? I love when he indulges in the dark and moody aesthetic to create a masucline and sexy design. It is a difficult...
  • Color Specialist Jessica Colaluca Gives Tips for Incorporating Color in the Home

    Selecting the right colors for your home can sometimes be overwhelming. Therefore, this morning's "Designer Interview" features color specialist Jessica Colaluca of Design Seeds , who offers a few tips for incorporating color in the home. Jessica is definitely not color shy! LAMPS PLUS...
  • Jessica from Black.White.Yellow Discusses Design

    We were so excited to interview Jessica of Black.White.Yellow . Jessica is no ordinary design blogger, she is also an architect! Therefore, she has a unique point of view and as you can see, she is inspired by black, white, and yellow hues. LAMPS PLUS: What was the inspiration behind your blog, Black...
  • An Interview with Interior Designer Betsy Burnham

    Betsy Burnham, principal of Burnham Design , is a modern day interior design icon. Known for her sophisticated and inviting design style that skillfully layers pattern, texture, color, and periods, her signature look has been coined an “unapologetic mix” that has been imitated by many but...
  • Author and Design Expert Meghan Carter Discusses Her Design Method

    Author and Design Expert Meghan Carter takes time from her busy national book tour to discuss her design method. What separates your new book, The Meghan Method (Gem Multimedia; May 2011), from the stacks of home makeover tomes written by interior design experts? When you flip through the majority...
  • Kevin Corn Shares Design Inspirations and His Favorite Bedroom Chandeliers

    Today I have the pleasure of introducing interior designer Kevin Corn . Kevin comes to the interior design industry with a unique and interesting background. He spent six years working for Ralph Lauren styling their Polo retail stores. When working with clients, Kevin provides a personal experience and...
  • Designer Jenika Kurtz Shares Tips for Personalizing Your Home

    Interior designer Jenika Kurtz bought her first house a little over two years ago and took on a major renovation project fixing up each room. Personalizing her house was very important to Jenika and over time she has been adding small touches such as throw pillows, personal pictures, DIY window treatments...
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