In the Queue- Project Fabulous Family Room

"I saw the angel in the marble and I carved until I set him free.” - Michelangelo Project Fabulous Family Room- In the Que Here’s the skinny on the space: This is a new build so we are starting with a blank slate. The room is a long narrow space. The clients want to be able to seat eight comfortably. There will be a fireplace on the far left side of the room. Clients want to place the TV above the fireplace. There are two entry points to the room. There are two pillars at the … [Read more...]

In the Queue-Music Room

“All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.”  - Jean Cocteau - In the Queue- Music Room Our mission for this space……. Make it funky! For the love of “original” these clients embrace …….. a little of the unexpected. The three words this room must embrace! Fun Comfort Entertainment We can do that! ……. See here for a few visuals of fabulous inspiration Classy, Casual, … [Read more...]

Project Kitchen/Family Room-In the Que

“Design is coming to grips with one’s real lifestyle, one’s real place in the world. Rooms should not put together for show but to nourish one’s well-being.”  - Albert Hadley In the Que Kitchen/Family Whoo! Whoo! A Kitchen and Family Room Project – I do believe this is one of my favourite spaces to design.“Pourquoi”?  you ask. Well,  for three reasons: 1.      It is often the most dynamic change and I am a sucker for a fabulous before and after! 2.      I … [Read more...]

In the Que -Home office

“Heaven, I believe, is right here, just waiting for us to create it.”  - Jesse Scaccia In the Queue – Home Office Project Home Office – I know designing a home office not a particularly sexy project, but nonetheless it is becoming increasingly important as more and more people work from home. It is imperative that a home office be functional and it helps productivity if the space is pleasant to be in. These are the issues that needed to be addressed: -          … [Read more...]

Master Suite Retreat

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. -Eleanor Roosevelt Master Suite Retreat I am definitely one of the lucky ones! No matter how many concepts I am asked to assist with, embracing a new design is as riveting today as when I first began my career. A few adjectives to fuel the creative juices: Fabulous -calm- gender neutral, spa like – oasis – retreat – hideaway from the children, relaxed, beautiful, timeless, enjoyable. Hmm?? … [Read more...]

In the Que -Lovely Loft

“There has never been a house so bad that it couldn’t be made over into something worthwhile.”  -Elsie De Wolfe  (1865 – 1950) * PROJECT: Lovely Loft I really do get giddy at the prospect of starting a new project and every once in a while I am fortunate enough to be involved in what I call “Design Utopia” tackling an unusual, quirky, original space that is anything but “typical”! On this project, these are the unique challenges I face: Less than 650 sq/ft Pitched … [Read more...]