Interiors

Make Every Room A Living Room

Living rooms have always had a disproportionate amount of money spent on them because people tend to think they had to be "decorated." Yet no sooner was the (expensive) work completed than the living room ceased to be a room lived in; we'd glide through it…
Interiors

Rooms Need to be Understood

Rooms need to be understood uniquely. Where a room is situated, how the light patterns fall during the course of the day, how the light affects where you sit, the size of the room in relation to your size, the height of the ceiling in…
Interiors

Zen and the Art of Mistake

Now that you've begun to define your personal decorating style, you will still have to make many hard design decisions; but you can begin to make them from a liberated perspective rather than feeling slavish about some unobtainable ideal.  If you choose to create a…
Interiors

Point of View and a Focal Point

No matter how beautiful your furnishings are, if you haven't decided on the style and resonance of the room, it will appear confused and awkward.  Create a mood for each room.  What gives a room its individual character, is to focus on a feeling you…