client project: los angeles st. pied-à-terre

Part of a series showcasing different client projects by individual rooms to share a glimpse of the design process This Los Angeles St. client came to me as she needed design help for her new pied-à-terre. As a professional photographer who travels often, she was in need of a space that could function in multipleContinue reading “client project: los angeles st. pied-à-terre”

client project: mansfield st. nursery

Part of a series showcasing different client projects by individual rooms to share a glimpse of the design process There are fewer things more exciting than when your best friend announces that she’s having a baby, so this project was an extra special one because it was for my dear friend Ellen of SpreadFashion &Continue reading “client project: mansfield st. nursery”

client project: hermosa st. master bedroom

Part of a series showcasing different client projects by individual rooms to share a glimpse of the design process My Hermosa St. client reached out to have me design her master bedroom at the start of COVID-19. She shared that, after prioritizing the communal spaces and her children’s rooms for several years, the master bedroomContinue reading “client project: hermosa st. master bedroom”

artisan highlight: jomo tariku

Part of a series highlighting different artists, artisans, and creators who create work for a more beautiful space and life. In light of the paradigm shift taking place culturally through the Black Lives Matter movement, I’ve realized that my knowledge of black-owned businesses, especially artisans and designers, has been quite limited. Just as there isn’tContinue reading “artisan highlight: jomo tariku”

all in the details: creating vignettes

Part of a series highlighting decor details that will elevate your space After having purchased all of the furniture pieces for her new home, my client confessed that she felt very overwhelmed by the idea of buying and styling accessories for all of the surfaces she now owned: large dressers, credenzas, consoles — the list,Continue reading “all in the details: creating vignettes”

a little bit of grace: moving midwest to west

I remember the day so clearly — I was 5 months pregnant, working at an interior design firm in Chicago when my husband called midday, something completely out of the norm unless urgent. I stepped out to answer and he eagerly told me that he was presented with the opportunity to move to Napa, California!Continue reading “a little bit of grace: moving midwest to west”

client project: twenty-third st. master bedroom

Part of a series showcasing different client projects by individual rooms to share a glimpse of the design process The master bedroom of Twenty-Third St. needed to function both as a bedroom & workspace since my clients work remotely (pre-pandemic) and the rest of their home is already designated for other purposes. Luckily, the layoutContinue reading “client project: twenty-third st. master bedroom”