Designer Tips

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Soaring Spaces: Tips for Playing Up Vaulted Ceilings

This Sunday, we were featured in the House + Home section of the Kansas City Star. In the article, we discuss some of the design challenges that come with vaulted ceilings. We have developed a few tricks over the years for making the most of this dramatic architectural feature.Here, we included some...

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Trend Series: Yellow & Orange

If you’re looking for an easy way to update your house, color can quickly inject some life into your space. Two of the hottest shades this year, yellow and orange, bring to mind citrus and sunshine. This week, we wanted to give you a few, simple tips for each color....

Trend Series: Steampunk

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tranthomasdesign/6899764873/Steampunk, a blend of vintage, Victorian style and today’s technology, has found its way into the interior design world. Wonderfully bizarre and alluring, the style is best known for oddly beautiful objects, art and rooms. If you were throwing a dinner party and Steampunk was a guest, it would...

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T + T on Trends

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been sitting in our studio drinking cocoa spiked with cinnamon and cooking up ideas for our blog. In between installations and design meetings, we decided to do a trend series over the next few months and couldn’t be more excited about it. Although...

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To Market, To Market

This November, we went to the International Furniture & Accessories Market in North Carolina to scope out new trends and collect pieces for our clients. Walking from booth to booth, we chatted up furniture, accessory and rug designers to get a clearer picture of how the industry is doing, where...

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Antlers In The Mountains And Your Living Room

I am an animal lover.  Love the deer...don’t shoot me.  They are gorgeous creatures.  I hope many of you agree with me.With them shedding their antlers naturally, it is wonderful to find them for your home and make them as striking as when they crown a buck.Some ideas?...

My Own Holiday Decor…Non-Traditional And Happy

It's October 1st and time to think about the winter holidays!?!  Well that is what we did when the lovely writer Gloria Gale and photographer Jason Dailey stepped into my home in JULY!  That's right...this is what my house looked like in July of 2010.Speaking of, many of you...