Category Archives: Adore

Shopping the City of Angels

While we’re not quite Thelma and Louise, put two designers on a mission to scout out the hottest design shops and galleries in Los Angeles and you have a recipe for a different kind of trouble. A few weeks ago … Continue reading

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Tech @ Home

It might be a function of our techy hometown but smart technology has become a part of my vernacular. Long gone are the days of working around ugly speakers and cascading wires.  Sonos, iDor Mobile, DS Cam and Home+ make … Continue reading

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The Beat Goes On

Can you imagine a day without music? It feeds my soul, fuels my creative spirit and keeps me centered.  It’s that simple auditory pleasure that can instantly transport you to funky town or to some quiet crevice of your brain. … Continue reading

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Vive La France

A bright light from across the pond joined our clan for the summer.  Eden will soon return to Bordeaux to continue her studies at Ecole de Conde.  We asked her what struck her most about her time in the US of … Continue reading

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You Had Me at Hello!

Our design director, Katie, recently purchased a charming Petaluma farmhouse that she and her hubby are lovingly restoring.  First on her “to do” list was updating the front door from a tired brown to a sophisticated shade of blue.  She … Continue reading

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Popham Tiles

I paid a visit to Popham Design on my most recent visit to Morocco.  I was already smitten after my first stateside encounter.  Being surrounded by vibrant cement tiles in every color of the rainbow sealed the deal.  These tiles … Continue reading

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The Cocktail Hour

One of the best parts of my job is getting to know inspiring people. Our clients are movers and shakers, and in one case, cocktail makers. If you haven’t already met, I am pleased to introduce you to Austin Cocktails. No need … Continue reading

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The Paris Flea

At this point, Paris feels like a lifetime ago but I am still relishing in the memories.  No trip to Paris would feel complete without a stop at “Les Puces.”  It’s a chance to browse, hunt and haggle, and draws … Continue reading

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Corralling Clutter

It is no great surprise to us that Marie Kondo’s book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” has been a huge best-seller.  While the degree to which she goes to create order might be a tad extreme for me (I … Continue reading

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Mood Boards

One of my favorite parts of each project comes at the beginning.  After seeing a space and chatting extensively with our clients, we get to imagine what the room can become.  The team emerges with several  mood boards that visually … Continue reading

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