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A plain white ceiling can often stand out in an otherwise well appointed room.  Why do so many people forget this 5th wall? Did you know this post is part of a series? Make sure to view Part 1 and Part 2. This edition of ceiling inspiration...

How do you handle an off-center chandelier in a small space?  Old homes present challenges when it comes to plumbing and electrical.  Most of it can’t be relocated.  Sometimes clever solutions are required… This was the off-center chandelier in the powder room at the Richmond Symphony Orchestra...

Seeing beauty where others see a mess is a special talent.  Our Ugly Duckling chair story.  The Before Most people would look at this piece of furniture and see trash. However, Seth Woods of Wood's Refinishing recognized that this chair was a fine handmade piece of furniture in...

One of our strengths over the years has been bringing the perfect details, materials, and designs to our projects. We get to know our clients and their style, then seek out the perfect details that reflect them so every project is distinctive and special. Our...

We have designed some fun commercial spaces in the Greater Richmond area that have never been featured on our website until now. I often talk about helping my clients design their dream homes, but did you know I do the same for business owners? Commercial design...

Steampunk is a trend that involves the interaction of history, art and technology—sometimes called retro future.  The often avant-garde style can seem so far out there for most of my clients.  However, I do believe there are bits and pieces we can incorporate into our...

When we finally get out of the office (or the house), we are looking for more than just refreshment. We seek the experience and the escape. Special features are an important part of hospitality design.  I admire the restaurants, bars and hotels that set the stage...

Step aside overstuffed corduroy recliners and tacky football posters. I recently created a mood board for a gentleman's lounge that is attractive enough to appeal to women, too. In order to do this, I combined masculine decor elements like animal skins, leather, ammo and a lighter with...

I swear, it has nothing to do with the fact that this is Halloween month, but I'm spotting body parts everywhere. These designs fall somewhere between sculptural art and gothic fashion to add a fun surprise within the home. Skulls like this Seletti piece have been...

A fad is a revolution and a trend is evolution.  Where do they start, when do they catch on and when are they over done? And who cares?  Many of my clients are asking for grey and it's up to me to caution them about...

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