I bet you didn’t realize that the best time to hire an interior designer is right now! That’s right – before the holidays, not after. But with an overwhelming amount of decorators and designers to choose from, how do you know you’ve found the right one? This week, I thought I’d take some of the

It goes without saying that selecting lighting for our projects is one of the most exciting and fun parts of the job. With the variety of finishes, materials, and even bulb options, it is always amazing to see how far manufacturers will go with their creativity. Interesting light fixtures can become the focal point of

We love to talk about different finishes for a space and paint is one our favorite tools for creative finishes.  The world of paint can be an overwhelming maze of colors, shades, and catchy names. When you finally choose a color, so many factors can impact the finished look of the paint including the selected

  When the seasons change, it’s a great reminder that your interior environments could also use an update. As fall rolls in, we wanted to share some of our interior designer tips for styling and accessorizing your home. Styling a home isn’t easy but we’ll give you a peek into some of our favorite San

Coddington Design has interior design offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles which gives us access to some of the best resources for furniture, lighting, and accessories for our design projects. We recently highlighted the Hayes Valley neighborhood in San Francisco where we love to source pieces for our clients.  This week we wanted to

Tiles are tricky. There is such a wide variety of shapes, colors, textures, and finishes that it’s hard to know where to begin. Tiles can be used on walls and floors, in bathrooms and kitchens, and in any room looking to balance function with aesthetics. Here is a roundup of the tiles we often use

As the leaves turn and the breeze cools, we enter what we call “visitor season”. This is the time of year that brings high traffic guests coming through your home. Whether it’s your family for Thanksgiving or friends with an open schedule after a busy summer, your guest room is about to get some serious

Coddington Design has offices in both San Francisco and Los Angeles.  These two cities are innovative and pioneering as design destinations.  A large part of what makes these cities so inspiring is the architecture.  From their skylines to the hidden gems found while driving through their hilly neighborhoods, we draw so much creative energy from

  Most people think the satisfaction of interior design comes from the big reveal moment when the space is camera-ready and fully polished.  For us at Coddington Design, we believe that developing and curating the design along the way to that moment is not only critical but also one of the best parts of this