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More Favourite Things

Milo Baughman: Was one of the leading mid-century modern furniture designers of the 20th century and a favourite of mine.  His American designs were forward-thinking and distinctive, but they were unpretentious and affordable. He was prolific and very influential; his work continues to be copied, reinvented and revived. Beginning in the mid-1940’s, Baughman designed for many furniture companies, including Mode […]

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My Decorating Hints Part 2

Here is the second installation of a list that I hope will help you create the designer finish you may be looking for. They are the basics/tools that we decorators/designers find help us a lot on a project. I hope that you will find them useful. For a printer friendly version, click here. POWDER ROOMS: Make sure there […]

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My Decorating Hints Part 1

I put together the following list in the hope that it would assist you in creating the designer finish you may be looking for. They are the basics/tools that we decorators/designers find help us a lot on a project. I hope that you too will find them useful. SOFA SHOPPING TIPS: Test drive a prospective new sofa. Sit, lie down, […]

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More Favourite Things – “Rammed Earth”

A former colleague introduced me to “Rammed Earth” construction a few years ago. I found the concept to be both intriguing and beautiful, I think it works beautifully on the westcoast.   I love the backdrop of the rammed earth walls with modern furniture. Mies van der Rohe displayed his Barcelona furniture in front of granite walls, simply […]