TV Sets – Interior Design Inspo from Television Shows

A common conversation at Platemark starts like this, “I watched [hot new TV show] last night, and the interior of so-and-so’s home was amazing!” Movies and TV shows are huge sources of inspiration for us, especially when whatever we’re watching is a period time capsule of interior design. Below are a few shows that still […]

What I’ve Learned From Professional Photo Shoots

It’s Not All Smoke and Mirrors My first assumption was, when flipping through shelter and home magazines, that nothing was “real”. Objects were dropped in at will, computers applied the magic wand tool to anything that didn’t show well. Cords and switches were scratched out. Not the case, well, usually. Lights Out I often get […]

Why Does Everything Take So Long?

We’re so impatient. Trust me, I’m the worst in that regard. Though ironically I’m perfectly suited for this job because I aim my shepherding powers directly at the vendors, service providers and manufacturers I work with on behalf of clients. There’s a reason everything takes so long and I’m going to tell you why, in painful detail. […]

You haven’t redecorated in HOW many years??

Think it might be time to freshen things up a bit? Put less delicately, if you haven’t managed to toss to the curb your console television from 1977 or still clinging to your spider plant jungle, it could be time. I know, we all get stuck in a rut. If you’re even mildly a design enthusiast, you likely spend […]