You’re beginning to get into the groove of working from home. The kids know to stay out of the room, the sound of the washing machine isn’t permeating into your work domain and your spouse knows you're not home to socialize all day. But still, it feels like the guest room. Or the dining room. Or the corner you’ve carved out somewhere, anywhere.
I know, right? Shelter in place. An in-your-face wake-up call to the importance of home and how it relates to our sense of security and well-being. Now more than ever we need peace. A stress-free environment where we can best manage these uncertain times. All you need to do
Though many are forced to do so now, Kate Lister of Global Workplace Analytics (GWA), estimates that we will see 25 – 30% of the workforce working from home one or more days a week within the next two years. Moreover, most of us WANT to work from home. We’re actually more productive, we earn more, and we have more control over our environment.
A few years ago I was hired by a retail furniture store to help them “rebrand” themselves for the Marin and Sonoma markets. Subsequently working privately with clients I was surprised to learn that in their eyes, the best (and usually only) options for buying furniture were retail stores or online sources.
This article (2nd in a series) is about creating the space, the right home environment in your life from where you can make things right again and move forward most joyfully and productively after your divorce. You may have left a large house, never bought a towel, rarely cooked a dinner and have no clue what to buy, or even where
This article (1st in a series) is about creating the space, the right home environment in your life from where you can make things right again and move forward most joyfully and productively after your divorce.
We guide you through the process of design, gently stretching your perceptions of what a warm and welcoming space can be.” Stacey says. “Our knowledge of color, comfort, function and style, and your occasional leap of faith, will result in an exceedingly successful environment that feels best – that becomes your expressive, nurturing and productive space you call home.”
I received an award from the American Society of Interior Designers, for a master bedroom I created for a Designer Showcase House some years ago. The room was said to be an expression of “pure design”. What did that mean? I wondered. I decided to write about the concept, and would love to share the subsequently published article with you. Though the room itself can
Whether you are building a new home or considering a renovation to your existing home, you know your design team – architect, interior designer, contractor/builder and possibly landscape architect- are critical to an efficient process and your amazingly successful result.
As biological organisms, we have an innate desire to connect with nature. And we’re genetically predisposed to prefer certain types of nature and scenery over others. Universally it seems, we all like a view from a bit up on a hill overlooking a savanna. There’s a lake down there, and groups