Kitchens are the gathering place of a home. You can set a perfect table but the stories and the laughter are usually loudest in the kitchen as food comes out of the oven and wine bottles are opened. So keeping a kitchen’s fresh look is something to be prioritized. Our Los Angeles designer, Taylor Tanimoto,

Building on our healthy home post, we wanted to share some of our favorite sources for eco-friendly furniture and accessories.  We believe that health, happiness, and home are interconnected and it’s easier than ever to combine style and sustainability.  Here are some design tips and producers of environmentally minded decor that we love. Reclaimed Wood

Designing a beautiful home also means creating a healthy home.  Eco-friendly design may not sound like the most exciting part of the creative process but with so many great products to support a non-toxic home, it’s easier than ever to stay stylish and healthy. Here are a few of our favorite products for designing livable

One of our favorite design events of the year just wrapped in Los Angeles.  Legends of La Cienega is an annual event that brings together some of the most creative tastemakers from the design world.  This year’s event, known as LEGENDS, lit up La Cienega Boulevard with seminars, book signings, showrooms, and parties with the

It’s that time of year again, the 2017 San Francisco Decorator Showcase is here!  This year marks the 40th year of the Showcase and what better way to celebrate than by transforming a Classical Revival mansion on the corner of Pacific Avenue and Scott Street (2698 Pacific Avenue). The designs this year were modern and

You probably know by now that we are obsessed with Napa Valley.  It’s where we go to relax, get inspired, and renew our creative energy.  This weekend we are headed to St. Helena and we are so excited to check out the latest addition, Las Alcobas Napa Valley. The Las Alcobas Napa Valley is a

The restaurant scene in Los Angeles is vibrant and competitive with some of the longest reservation lists you’ve ever begrudgingly added your name to.  So when we discovered Kismet, in the Los Feliz neighborhood, we loved their daytime walk-in only policy almost as much as we loved their interior design. This Middle Eastern restaurant influenced

When people think about the interior design of a room or a home, they usually think about color and furniture.  Textures and patterns are two important design elements that often don’t get the spotlight.  Tiles and stone are a great way to incorporate texture and pattern into a design whether you are looking for a

The eternal quest to pick the perfect paint color is never easy.  You tape swatches to the wall, you paint tiny test squares, or you post to Facebook to poll your friends and co-workers.  Colors can often look different depending on the natural light sources in a room or the texture of the walls or