What do you do when you’ve got a large living room for a young family and only a few pieces of furniture? You layer. And you have fun with it.Read More
For a young couple who share a love of travel and seeing the world, the idea of coming home to a more minimal space made perfect sense.
With this condo being a renovated storefront, we had plenty of unique features in the space worth highlighting: Large front windows. High ceilings. Exposed brick walls. A large, loft-like main room. I couldn’t wait to amplify these architectural elements with furniture, décor, and art.Read More
When Holly and Brian and their daughter Avery moved to the suburbs, they wanted to make sure that their downtown sensibility translated to their new home. They also wanted to embrace larger spaces in a way that would give them ample opportunities for playtime, downtime, and making memories as a family. The solution? We filled their new house with a layered mix of cool neutrals balanced with warm, family-friendly touches.Read More
A little lighting goes a long way.
In the spirit of continuously evolving and updating our home, Marc and I decided it was time to modernize our bedroom a little bit. Nothing major; just a few simple upgrades. New lighting. New throw pillows. A plant for the corner.Read More
It was only a little over a year ago that I first published pictures of our home on my blog. It was my second-ever blog post, in fact! I was proud of the way we had taken our rental and turned it into our own masculine mix of eclectic décor and furnishings that showcased our personalities and our travels from around the world.
Over the course of the past year, our tastes have evolved. The more I looked at our living room, the more I craved a few small improvements.Read More
A lot of my freelance work to date has centered on writing and blogging, with interior design as a key subject. I've developed and refined my own point of view on interior design trends and sensibilities. But having an eye for the subject matter does not always translate to being able to actually do the job.
So, when my friend and coworker Allison reached out with the opportunity to redo her kitchen, I was very excited, but intimidated and humbled nonetheless.Read More
This week, I published my first article on the modern interiors digital magazine MyDomaine. It was a super fun process to sit down with Blackband Design for a Q&A about a before-and-after home tour that transformed a beachside house adorned in dark wood paneling into a bright, breezy, coastal-chic space.Read More
When Marc and I first moved in our home a little over a year ago, we faced a common dilemma for renters: how do we make this space feel like our own?
It started with a vision of a cozy, masculine interior space with a balance of vintage and modern elements. As a global nomad who moved every few years growing up, I have enjoyed collecting objects and decorating inspiration from around the world since I was little, and I have always found great happiness in combining pieces in unexpected ways to create personality in a room. I’m an old soul when it comes to decorating, and I’m a sucker for richly colored rooms that are full of character.Read More