• Industrial Hanging Pendant Lights in the Home

    Large industrial size pendant light fixtures were normally reserved for restaurants...until now. In the last year or so, I have seen a trend toward incorporating industrial lighting into the home. The scale of the hanging pendant lights is generally larger; therefore, it becomes more of a statement piece...
  • Inspirational Bright White Contemporary Kitchens

    There is something to be said for an all white kitchen or bathroom. White is often associated with cleanliness, so it makes since to use it in both spaces. When I moved to Southern California from the Midwest I noticed a big difference in the style of kitchen cabinetry in homes. In Southern California...
  • Look! Food Inspired Wall Clocks

    Everytime I look at our food inspired wall clocks, I am immediately reminded that my belly is growling. The clocks are so fun and playful and are offered in a few different color and produce options. For an added touch, the traditional clock hands are replaced with a fork and knife. Need a reminder...
  • Tips for Designer Kitchens on a Budget

    No matter what, family and guests always seem to gather in the kitchen. So make the most of the “heart” of your home with these tips for designer kitchens…on any budget. I designed this state-of-the-art space for a hip, young Prince. But whatever your resources may be, my two biggest...
  • Small Changes with Big Impact

    As I start to realize the big impact Halloween candy made on my waistline, I also think about the heavy use my kitchen will take with the upcoming holiday season. Kitchens are one of those spaces that remains pretty static for years. There is not recovering of furniture, no adding a lamp or trying out...
  • Dwell on Design 2011: HOT Picks

    Dwell on Design opened today at the Los Angeles Convention Center and I was eager to walk through and see some of the new products on display. These are my HOT picks from the show. Molo modular walls enable you to create an additional room or change the shape of a space in minutes. Accordion...
  • Harmony and Balance: Symmetrical Design

    No doubt most of us crave a little peace after the hectic holidays. While we still have New Years to look forward to, it’s not a bad idea to start thinking about the coming year and ways to create more balance in our lives. To some, balance may be the amount of time we spend with family relative...
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