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2016 Bucks County Designer House: The Ceiling Vent

Things have wrapped up in my Bucks County Designer House bedroom…unfortunately I was rather badly delayed in my progress just before the designer house opened.  This was caused by construction in the bathroom.  1,045 more words

Home Decor

Trapunto - a Punchy Little Sewing Technique

Oh Trapunto! You little devil making a clothing comeback! I’m seeing trapunto stitching on some ready to wear these days and I like it!

I call it a punchy stitch technique because I just love saying the word. 330 more words

Thursday UX Musing: Sweat the Details

Yesterday I was building out a page and refreshing it in Firefox. I just switched over to Firefox from Chrome because of all the battery draining information that’s been circulating this week. 317 more words

User Experience

Design Details

When embarking on an interior design project I like to visit showrooms and fabric houses to gather inspiration. I often pop by the Chelsea Harbour Design Centre in London to check out the latest trends, pick up fabric swatches and gather ideas. 260 more words


Trends in Upscale Design

Last week I had the opportunity to visit some new construction sites in the Dove Mountain area, just northwest of Tucson, near Marana.

The home builders ranged from Mattamy Homes to Miramonte Homes, to Toll Brothers to The Residences at the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain. 374 more words


Put a Button on it

I have a small obsession with covered buttons.

They add such a tailored, finished feel to any project. I think most people think of them relating to clothing, I’m included in that, but they also look great on drapes and roman shades and pillows. 335 more words


Maps, doors, table, & windows

Antique hand-drawn map of a borgo in Tuscany

Where to go from here? Works in the apartment have been long finished since the summer of 2014, but things evolve, as a living breathing home is never finished. 225 more words

Firenze Project