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Anatomy of an Installation: Styling our Provence, France Project

It’s always lovely to see the polished and beautiful rooms in a design magazine.  Take our recent Provence, France project for example, which was featured on the cover of Veranda Magazine’s March/April 2019 issue.  This project looks stunning in the pages of the magazine, but it takes a lot of...

Before & After: Designing a Romantic Guest Suite in Provence

For this third post about the development of the interior design and decoration of Le Mas des Poiriers, I want to focus on Chambre Fontaine.  This bedroom seems to capture the heart of most people when they see it.  It has the grand, regal feeling of a Master Bedroom but...

Design Solutions: Le Mas des Poiriers Kitchen

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The first Blog entry about my interior design work at Le Mas des Poiriers focused on the construction work and its progress.  In this second post, I'm getting more in-depth into the design and inspiration for the Kitchen of the Mas.  In this 18th Century French farmhouse's renovation it was...

Dream Project: Le Mas des Poiriers – Avignon, France

Last year I completed a 2-year interior design project just outside of Avignon, France called Le Mas des Poiriers.  The translation is "the house of Pears" because its sits on 65 acres surrounded by Pear trees. This post is one of 4 discussing the restoration and decoration of this project...

Classic American Design: Dorothy Draper’s Greenbrier

This time of year I find myself thinking of summer - pastel colors, warm breezes and outdoor activities. The Greenbrier Resort has been top of mind lately and I have a longing to visit again. Last August I finally made my first visit to The Greenbrier.   It was especially significant...

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For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated by design and the subtle impact of our surroundings. Some of my earliest influences still resonate – I think of the dark woods and textured lodens of my father’s shooting club, the smell of fresh paint on a new canvas, and the bold symmetry of the Philip Johnson Glass house just down the street. For me, it was a natural path to become an Interior Designer. I love what I do. I’ve created this Blog to share my thoughts, finds and design inspirations. I hope you enjoy it!