Can I afford an Interior Designer – How do I budget for it?

You’re wondering if you can afford a designer. Maybe you have an idea of hourly fees, but how much is it really going to cost you? That is an important question. And one every savvy homeowner should be asking. There is no straightforward answer to this, of course, since the nature and makeup of every […]

How to Prepare for Your First Meeting with a Designer

You are planning a project and considering hiring a designer. But you’re not entirely sure how this will work. What if you don’t like the designer?  What if it costs too much? Will the designer understand what you really want? What if the designer forces their style on you, or thinks you’ve got terrible taste? Do you really […]

Our old kitchen – how it shaped the way we live forever

Every now and then you come across something that changes you forever. One of those things was the kitchen in our first apartment. It was truly the center and heart of our home, and the space lent itself perfectly to it. It was the place where everyone naturally ended up, where we shared our stories […]