Black, White & Pink, Designing a small space.

I designed a small bedroom for a 16-year-old client recently and I thought I’d share about working in a small space. Working in small area has its challenges. Everything has to have a purpose and space management is everything. Fortunately, my client was a very organized and that is key to making it work. Sometimes people … Continue reading

Putting on the Ritz

St. Louis Children’s hospital’s annual Spring Table Top event at the Ritz-Carlton raises money for kids with heart conditions to go to Camp Rhythm. This year they raised over a million dollars for the  cause. The table designs were created by local designers and business’, and they were pretty amazing. I think Pottery Barn Kids … Continue reading

Martha Stewart’s Diggs in NYC

Recently, while in New York  I got to tour the headquarters for Martha Stewart. Her offices and studios are located in a great old historic building located at 601 West 26th street in the Chelsea neighborhood, they have a great space! Lorna Aragon Martha’s VP of Styling gave me and Vicki Dreste a tour of the space. … Continue reading

I GOT DESIGN IN NEW YORK

I recently attended NYIGF in New York with friend and fellow designer Victoria Dreste. What an amazing city with some great design and an overload of visual eye candy. Also, I saw some great shoes! Always checking out the fashion. I loved the selection of white dish’s at ABC Carpet and Home. Handmade white pottery … Continue reading

Design Challenge “New Kitchen – No Money”

Well it’s the start of a new year and I am thinking about kitchens. I have a design challenge of transforming a kitchen with no money. Thank you tax man! Now to muster up all my design savvy  and imagination and get it rolling. The kitchen is small and outdated. But there are some salvageable items. … Continue reading

Christmas Time in St. Louis, At Home Magazine

Well it’s December and the Holidays are upon us. I recently got to do some photo styling for St. Louis At Home Magazines November /December issue and was fortunate enough to work with some great people. Four stylist where given four different holidays and asked to set up holiday decorations on a  two hundred-dollar budget. … Continue reading

Fashion For The Environment

Texas Campaign for the Environment had a fundraising fashion show using recycled materials, what a great idea. They challenged  student, professional and local designers to create fashion from trash and other recycled materials. I would love for this to take place here in St. Louis. Since , what seems like another life, I had been … Continue reading

It’s Show Time at Ladue News Designer Show House

It has been a while since I have had a chance to blog. There has been a lot going on here in St. Louis for me and my company Design Style. One of the things that I have been working on is  a room in the Ladue News Designer Show House, which runs through October … Continue reading

It’s not Just Games in the UK

So, the Olympics or taking place across the pond. They are running, jumping, swimming and being super athletes over there. But London is also offering some fabulous spaces, ideas and products. Here are just a few: A flat in London designed by Jimmie Martin and McCoy. Barker and Stonehouse Hope & Glory Sofa, Oh Brittania! … Continue reading

Digging the Rusty Gold in Nashville

Let me break the ice by saying I am a big fan of the show Antique Archaeology. I really dig the rusty, old and historic pieces of  American history. I love to incorporate them in my Interior Design and Photo Styling whenever I can. So, when we went on our Horses, Hooch and Hillbilly tour … Continue reading