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. […]

Doubt, Apprehension and Skepticism

Ideas for topics can hit me at any time. In this case, mid-sentence with a friend during a recent gallery opening, my mind interjected and I blurted out, “Wait, an idea for a blog post just came to me!” She was in the middle of complimenting me about recent posts she’d read, how she thought they were great […]

Why I Dread Styling

You might be thinking, “What?! You design interiors for a living, how can you dislike styling?”

Generally, I don’t care for anything that comes off as forced or deliberate. The exercise of filling a space with objet d’art , tchotchkes, bric-a-brac, knick-knacks completely stresses my brain out …