Spruce Up Your Commercial Space for Winter

Photo Credit: @morganesezalory on Instagram Spruce Up Your Commercial Space for Winter If you’ve ever made a trip to New York City around Christmastime to see the window displays at Bloomingdales, Saks, and Tiffany’s, you’ll know why a merry storefront is so important. NYC goes all out in preparation for Christmas, and each window is [...]

Interior Design Color Palettes for Fall

Interior Design Color Palettes for Fall Getting ready for the season ahead isn’t just about swapping out our wardrobes and trying new recipes—it’s about infusing our home with design choices that reflect the change in the weather too. For fall, it means welcoming warmer hues to reflect nature’s transition and help prepare our homes for [...]

My Top 4 Homes From The Austin Modern Home Tour

My Top 4 Homes From The Austin Modern Home Tour The fact that there is modern home tour in my hometown every year brings me so much joy. Knowing that I’m not the only one who loves to wander these gorgeous homes, marveling at the layouts and designs makes me so thankful to live in [...]

Best Commercial Interior Design Spaces in Austin

Best Commercial Interior Design Spaces in Austin Believe it or not, in other cities around the world, hotels and restaurants aren’t always known for their exciting decor. But this is Austin, a city in a class by itself. Instead of the bland industrial elements you usually find in commercial interior design, Austin’s restaurants, boutiques, and [...]

My Favorite Commercial Design Trends of 2019

My Favorite Commercial Design Trends of 2019 It’s a really exciting time to be a commercial designer. Retailers and other businesses are finally ditching the industrial, big-box-type interiors for curated personalized designs—and frankly, I couldn’t be happier.   Beautiful, thoughtful spaces make working and shopping a lot more fun, and as an interior designer, I [...]

What Is Luxury Interior Design?

What is Luxury Interior Design? What makes luxury design... luxury? Like most design terms, “luxury” is hard to define. However, most luxury spaces have a few common elements that unite them. Luxury homes focus on comfort, elegance, and custom touches to embody the highest pedigree of interior design. Basically, you know it when you see [...]

5 Key Elements of Modern Interior Design

5 Key Elements of Modern Interior Design How many times have you watched one of those interior design shows on HGTV and heard the term modern interior design or something like it? I bet you could make a pretty intoxicating drinking game out of it. Everyone *thinks* they know what modern means but I’m not [...]

Jennifer’s Favorite Mexican Vegan Recipe: Tofu Tacos

Jennifer’s Favorite Mexican Vegan Recipe: Tofu Tacos While tacos may be your go-to summer food, it might be time to spice things up with this delicious (and highly nutritious) vegan recipe. The benefits of a vegan diet are numerous. While you may not be ready to make the switch just yet, even when you eliminate [...]

Jennifer’s ICFF New York Snapshot

Jennifer’s ICFF New York Snapshot Few design conventions get my creative juices flowing as much as the annual New York International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF). I attended the show May 20–23 with my design associate, Rula Al-Obaidi, to get a first-hand glimpse of the newest furniture lines and meet some up-and-coming vendors. For four days [...]

10 Austin Home Buying Tips from the Pros

10 Austin Home Buying Tips from the Pros Buying a home can be a tremendous undertaking. In addition to all the financial preparation involved in finding your dream home, you want to ensure you don’t end up with a money pit that consumes all your resources and your sanity.   If you’re on the hunt [...]