Tag - Design Ideas

T + T is Transforming The Plaza’s Parkway Towers Condo!

This wonderful Mid-century condominium has an incredible location, location, location! Nestled in the heart of the Kansas City Country Club Plaza, it boasts a truly fabulous group of tenants with an appreciation of the building's wonderful architecture. With the passage of time, like any home, the...

The Serenity of Salt Caves – Blending Nature and Nurture in Design

What is a Salt Cave? Salt Cave Santa Barbara Tran + Thomas is taking their design skills underground and designing a fabulous salt cave! T+T is working in collaboration with EPC Real Estate and currently in the design development stage for a new multifamily building that will...

Wallpaper is the trend that’s sticking around, & here’s why

Nicole Zarr and Associates If you’re like us, you likely have vivid memories of spending long weekends removing decades-old wallpaper off the walls of your childhood home. So it’s only normal to have a bittersweet reaction towards wallpaper’s return to fame in recent years. Luckily, modern...
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How to Get Your Holiday Groove Back

We are nearly to the end of what has been a long and strange year.  Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or Winter Solstice is going to look much different than in years past.  Fewer people are traveling to see distant relatives, and gatherings for...
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Master Suites – IV

After showing you a week’s worth of sexy suites, we invite you to take a look at one last design solution. In this show-stopping room...even the dog looks fancy. (more…)
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Master Suites – III

So far, we’ve shown you some glammed up versions of master suites, but today, we wanted to share a softer side. Bathed in yellow, this sunny room is the perfect retreat for cold winter days. (more…)
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Master Suites – Part II

To make a space feel special, the key is to pay attention to the details. Fresh flowers, soft bedding and spa features create feelings of luxury and decadence. Don’t believe us? Just think of the first time you walked into a honeymoon suite.
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Master Suites – Part I

In a lot of homes, the master bedrooms are the last spaces to receive any design attention.  But in our eyes, they deserve so much more. When it comes to creating the perfect suite, we think the details matter so much. From the closet to the...

Master Suite Series

As interior designers in Kansas City, we’re often asked to create a romantic retreat for our clients. Designing luxurious and sexy spaces is what we do best. So, in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we’re celebrating master suites this week. Each day, we’ll share gorgeous spaces...

Our Work Featured In KC Magazine, They Made Room For Baby

It is so wonderful to open such a gorgeous mag and see our work featured again.  KC Magazine takes the pulse of Kansas City to it's pages.  Check it out! Click to read and see more photos of this room including all of the "Before" shots!...
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A Gold Award For A Comfortable Forest

After winning the Gold for this room from Kansas City Home Design magazine's Design Excellence Awards, I received a lot of questions so I thought I would answer some of them here! I always try and bring the outdoors inside as it is important not only...

Hiding The View, From View, My Article In KC Home Design

It was fun to write a short article for Kansas City Home Design (see page 43 on this link's digital version) on hiding wide-screen sets.  There are some amazing solutions such as those from Inca Lifts, that will surely amaze you.  Do be sure and...
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Space, The Final Chandelier

Another mention of us in Kansas City Home Design... I love this fixture designed by Paul de Haan.  It has a wonderful shape in that it isn't a perfect sphere.  It's inconsistent and icy ornate look is glamorous in a Star Trek-y sort of way.  An...