Coastal Living and Special Decorating Needs for Beach Houses

Beach houses provide a relaxing retreat – you can enjoy the breezy air, sand on your feet, the majestic view of the ocean and the ever beautiful sunsets or sunrises. If you’re lucky to reside near or by the beach, interior decorating can be challenging. Design should deliver a balance of beach lifestyles and still…

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7 Signs You Should Hire an Interior Designer

Does your home interior feel out of shape or bore you? Does your living room lack the spark to wow your guests? Have you tried to rearrange your furniture, add new decorations but didn’t see any improvement? Maybe it’s time to consider hiring a designer to help redesign the interior of your home. Here are…

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Los Angeles Interiors – Living Room Design Ideas

A living room has many functions. It can be used to accommodate and entertain guests, as a place to relax, sip a warm and soothing cup of tea or do completely nothing but hangout. If you don’t have a separate space for the family room, the living room can be used for watching television and…

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Chandeliers as Decorative Light Fixtures

As an interior designer and a homeowner, I prefer using chandeliers instead of overhead lights as they provide softer lighting. Not only do they make a room inviting, chandeliers can be a great decorative accessory to give a room a visual focal point. Chandeliers are commonly used in foyers, living rooms and in dining areas….

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The Best Dining Table Choices

The dining table is an essential piece of furniture for your house. This is where family and friends share a meal, tell jokes and trade stories. In Los Angeles with our busy lifestyles, sitting at the dining table may be our only opportunity to speak to our family every day.  As a Malibu Interior Designer,…

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Mahogany Dining Table

Are you looking for a beautiful, custom designed mahogany dining table? Take a good look at this sleek, custom made mahogany table. The table size runs from 44″ x 88″ x 30″H without extensions, and the one that comes with extensions extends to 44″ x 124″ x 30″H. The basic table can seat up to…

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New Interior Design Trend: Lamps that Light Up Inside

It is always exciting when something new in interior design comes along. Being a Los Angeles designer, I see everything. It is hard to surprise me! But I am delighted to find these new lamps that light up inside. Light Up Lamps These lamps are so exciting. My clients can’t stop snapping them up. They…

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The Color Purple in Interior Design

As an interior designer in Los Angeles I am always looking for new inspiration and new color stories to update the furniture and accents in clients’ homes. The color grey has been trending in home design for quite a while. Grey can be accented with a variety of colors. Some clients keep it all neutral…

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Copper Accents in Interior Design

As a Los Angeles interior designer I spent 3 days at the Las Vegas furniture show looking for new merchandise and new trends. One of the trends I saw in several of the showrooms was metal copper accents. It looks best as accessories like boxes and frames. Or copper accent tables. It looks new and fresh, especially…

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Pantone Color of the Year

Pantone color of the year – Marsala Marsala – The New Color of the Year A few months ago, Pantone announced the color of the year this year is Marsala. Sometimes this pronouncement is valid and sometimes not. Previously, the color of the year was supposed to be Emerald, but it never really caught on. Marsala, however,…

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