Design Ideas to Refresh Your Space for Spring

Design Ideas to Refresh Your Space for Spring Spring cleaning, spring fever—we all associate this time of year with a certain excitement and energy. And it makes sense: as plants and flowers come back into bloom all around us, we feel the surge, which translates into the desire to reinvigorate our homes with a sense [...]

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 [...]

3 Spare Room Ideas That Will Make Your Space Shine

3 Spare Room Ideas That Will Make Your Space Shine Is there a room in your home that doesn’t serve a purpose? Does its sparse décor and bland aesthetic clash with the rest of your home’s design? Or is it simply failing to live up to its full potential? If you answered yes to any [...]