Architectural Drawing

14 May Why did I Choose Interior Design?

  I've been designing interiors for almost 25 years. And I still get asked from time to time, why did I choose interior design? Some days, after a grueling day where things just don't seem to go right, I'll ask myself why did I choose interior...

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12 May Lighting Spotlight: The Gramercy Chandelier

This wonderful chandelier arrived in our showroom recently and has had lots of compliments. And why not? It is elegant without being too pretentious. It would be comfortable in a traditional formal setting, yet its clean lines and open styling will also appeal to those...

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24 Apr High Point Furniture Market Spring 2015

  Trends from High Point Market Spring 2015 As I do every spring, I make the trek over the Smokey Mountains and visit the High Point Furniture Market, located in High Point, NC. This is the place where manufacturers, designers and furniture showroom owners from around the...

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24 Mar All About Tile

Perhaps more than any other design product category, tile and stone has gone under a tremendous revolution in the last few years. It seems as if almost every year, manufacturers are pushing their imagination and the physical boundaries of stone and tile to produce what could not...

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16 Mar Kitchens Designed for Entertaining

It is often said that the kitchen is the heart of the home. Another saying could be,  “Kitchens are at the heart of entertaining”.  Today more and more couples – and single guys and gals as well- spend time with family and friends cooking and entertaining...

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09 Mar An Interview with Shuptrines Art Gallery

Recently I met with Bonnie Shuptrine, who along with her husband, Alan, are the owners of Shuptrines, located on Broad Street, near Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga.  The Shuptrine name is not a new one to the art community in Chattanooga and Bonnie and Alan have...

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03 Mar Design Bloggers Conference Atlanta 2015

This past week I had the pleasure of spending 3 days in Atlanta for the Design Bloggers Conference. Despite the nasty weather, over 250 design bloggers gathered to learn about how to write better blogs, engage their target audience and to view and preview some of the...

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25 Feb Master Bathroom: Luxury Retreat

  We all love to get away from our hectic lives. Vacations are a great way to take things a little slower and relax. But they are far and few between. Your own master suite can be your private luxury hotel getaway, if you take the time to...

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