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Buying New Designer Shoes

4 Factors to Consider When Buying New Designer Shoes

There will come a time in your life when you’ll realize it’s time to say goodbye to a faithful, well-worn pair of designer shoes. You might spend some time in denial about this. Or, perhaps you need to take a couple of moments to fondly…
4 Styles of Shoes That are Classy and Comfortable

4 Styles of Shoes that are Classy and Comfortable

Comfortable and elegant styles of shoes will go a long way towards a "wow" appearance at a special event. It's also nice to have a few different styles because it allows you to mix things up every now and then, while still looking your shining…
Interior Designer's Perspective on How To Avoid a Difficult Client

An Interior Designer’s Perspective on How To Avoid a Difficult Client

We've all heard the horror stories about the client from hell. Being in the high end interior design business for 28 years, I have met all kinds of clients. When working in someone's personal space it can become very personal, and I absolutely…
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Design Intelligence with LAUFEN at ICFF

Design moves in a field of tension between art, architecture and emotion. In the case of the bathroom space, the products are serious – almost part of the architecture, and strongly connected to the building itself. Successful design is defined…
3 Reasons You Need Professional House Plans
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3 Reasons You Need Professional House Plans To Avoid Disaster

I have written many articles on the topic of, "Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail", and recently I found Precision Planning, out of Sydney Australia, that believe as passionately as I do about the topic of planning first. Many homeowners face…
Neutral Bathroom Designs Making Big Statements
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Neutral Bathroom Designs Making Big Statements

Because this room of the home can be a restorative haven for pampering and rejuvenation,  we want to bring you ways to update your bathroom.  Chicago Interior Designer & TV Design Consultant, Erica Lugbill, has shared a few of her recent…
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3 Reasons to Hire an Interior Design Professional For Your Project

Getting to create a feel good and functional space that my clients love to live in is one of the most rewarding aspects of my career. In this project, the clients were seeking a cohesive color palette, proper storage and a comfortable…
Patricia Davis Brown and Jason Wu

Jason Wu Has a New Fashion Line at Target

Here are Jason and Patricia showing off their style on the red carpet. We commend Jason Wu for his stunning designs!
Designer Drinks - Right at Home!

Designer Drinks Right at Home!

If you're looking for something new and exciting, I've found some fun designer drinks recipes that you can create right at home!
Sea Quay Kitchen
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“A Good Designer Will Showcase Your Signature Style Not Theirs”

When an editor is interviewing me for an article on a good designer, I tell them my signature style is not what is important when designing a client's home.
How to calculate a true layered lighting plan for your kitchen
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What Is A True Lighting Design Plan & New LED Technology

  There are three very important aspects to correctly lighting a room that will determine how the light will hit the space. Choosing the lamp specificationsPlacement of the fixture in the room on the ceilingThe color temperature…

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Kitchen Design

Interior Designer, Patricia Davis Brown is known for her award-winning kitchen design. Combining architectural detail and functional floor plans with appliances, fixtures, cabinets, flooring and countertops, Patricia's designs are true inspirations. Interior…