Yes, there is definitely a new consumer. They have a whole new sense of value and new habits formed during the recession. Quantifying value is key at all price levels now including luxury. The new consumer is still uncertain. Technically the crisis is over but there remains a great sense of fear. They are in […]Read More
Planning It In many homes, closets are dark spaces too narrow to even accommodate a hanger. There are no codes for closet size, depth or shape. In new construction, the space left for closets depends on the attitude of the designer or builder. The closet should not be an afterthought or what’s left of the […]Read More
While it can be a challenge to find added profits in a tough economy, sometimes all it takes is finding the right niche. Indeed many kitchen and bath designers have found that they can increase their profitability merely by finding a strong specialty area, developing an expertise in that area and marketing it appropriately. That […]Read More
As a Kitchen and Bath Designer, I work with people all the time who decide to remodel their homes for resale. I understand that, but I also know how important our interior environments are to our overall happiness. Why remodel solely for resale? Why not remodel for yourself? Make the home you live YOUR sanctuary, not the next person who will be living there. Life is too short for that. Live in the now and enjoy your home. You will be a happier person!
Trying to lose weight but can’t? Maybe it has something to do with the colors in your kitchen. Recent studies in the field of dieting psychology proved that your appetite can considerably increase because of: bright colors (red, yellow, orange, peach) ever notice how fast food chains seems to use these colors to decorate? It […]Read More
Everyone wants to be Green! Many people are beginning to understand the impact that their lifestyle choices are making on their personal health and our plant. As a result, they’re starting to seek ways to reduce their impact. The kitchen is a great place to start making changes! Taking baby steps is a more effective […]Read More