rustic modern Tag

As a designer, I am always on the look out for my next source of inspiration and it can come from so many different places as well as in many different forms - a printed fabric on a blouse in a store front window, brushstroke...

This month's spotlight is on contemporary artist and decorative arts designer, Lindsay Cowles. Her work is so creative and unique, an artist who can seamlessly merge from canvas to textile without skipping a beat is pure talent. Her style is so fresh and brings major...

When it comes time for product sourcing for design projects, there are many hours spent scouring through catalogs, showrooms and websites to find that one perfect piece. Over the years, I have accumulated quite a few favorites in the sourcing department, and one of my...

It's almost that time of year again - back to school! Another year down, another grade higher and another year older, where is the time going? Growing up naturally includes growing out, of clothes and shoes and their bedroom decor. Lets not forget our littles (and...

Can metals really be mixed? Yes. I don't know where to start! Well, you came to the right place! Mixing does not mean competing - Your first step should be deciding which metal you would like to be the most dominant in your space. Once you have...

There are so many fun (and daring) trends swirling around this year but there is one in particular that has really got me seeing stars (pun so intended!) - celestial inspired everything, from stars and constellations to galaxies and orbs. Some trends are expected, but...

Last week I attended the bi-annual Desert Design Days in Scottsdale. This wonderful event is hosted by some of the greatest design trade showrooms in the area, it's pretty much an out of this world field day for designers. I was so excited to don...

Photoshoot days are always so exciting - nonstop, on the go, and exhausted at the finish line - but so darn exciting! I like to be on site bright and early to begin the process of staging. I arrive bright and early, with a Venti...

THE WACHS MIX: GREENERY EDITION This month I gathered a handful of items that have me feeling green with envy for the fact that they are not in my shopping cart already. Malachite obelisks and a gem encrusted bauble box. Fabric adorned by ferns, sophisticated table lighting...

THE WACHS MIX: VALENTINE'S DAY EDITION The Wachs mix is a collection of items I am coveting, drooling over, dreaming of or simply inspired by - an exclusive segment in the monthly newsletter, if you have yet to join in then don't let another minute pass...