Redoing your kitchen can be a scary proposition. That doesn't mean you need to play it safe, though. I've got a primer on how to create a space that will thrill you now, and be appealing for a long time to come. I wrote this article for a recent issue of Oakland Magazine, and I've excerpted the text for you in this post.Read More
From my article in the latest issue of Oakland Magazine:
For years, white kitchens have reigned supreme. It’s easy to see why. They’re clean, bright, and tasteful; they’ll always be classic. But there’s a new kind of style on the block, and it’s closing in on the standing champ.
Want to know more about this shiny new look? Read on!Read More
I'm happy to announce that I'll be writing regularly for Oakland Magazine--and its sister publication Alameda Magazine--on issues of interior design and style.
For my first piece, I tackle the issue of updating older homes. How can you get modern functionality while maintaining classic styling? Read the article to find out!Read More
A reporter asked me recently what I thought the next big trend in pattern would be. I think my answer surprised her: plaid. Yep, that same preppy, masculine, and--dare I say old-fashioned--pattern is definitely having a moment. Here's why: despite its density, it plays surprisingly well with others. It's great in a mountain cabin, of course, or a manly den. But it is also pleasingly fresh in less rugged surroundings. Unconvinced? Let me show you what I mean.Read More