This Fall, I had the opportunity to assist one of my favorite furniture vendors in styling a photo shoot for their 2023 catalog. It was an incredible experience! I’ve done many in-home photoshoots and have learned so much over the years about styling, camera angles, different perspectives, and more from the amazing Don Hebert, but […]
Will you be purchasing goods through your designer? The two most frightening words to an interior design client are markup and custom! So let’s talk about how designers buy for you and why you might actually really want custom items in your home, and how that markup – scary word that it is – can […]
Flat Rate Billing The first thing to note about this form of billing is that in order to do this effectively, the designer has to have been in business long enough to collect data from numerous projects that inform their rates. This gives them the ability to estimate how many hours they spend on average […]
If you were inspired by our latest post about yacht interior design or just want to add a nautical touch to your home, welcome! We have gathered our favorite go tos for mirroring the luxury and elegance of the yachting lifestyle without leaving your living room. There are many ways to say “beach” without palm […]
We have long been fascinated with the elegance and complexity of yacht design and wanted to dive deeper into the yachting lifestyle. Yachting is the ultimate expression of luxury and freedom. This exclusive way of life continues to elevate itself by evolving and tailoring personal style into a representation of both ideas ensuring that the […]
Thanks to our Caribbean lifestyle and years of experience working with clients and friends shopping for outdoor living furnishings and accessories, we have been able to identify three primary categories for the different types of outdoor living styles. Depending on your personal tastes and needs, our guide will be able to help you distinguish which […]
When decorating or designing a home in the Caribbean, many choices are informed by the island environment and lifestyle. The factors that drew us to want a home in this location to begin with need to be considered in the design; otherwise, it’s just another stateside home. The climate and the access to water sports […]
Summer is a season of relaxation. Creating an outdoor living space that is both practical and luxurious requires finesse. From the planning stage to selecting furniture that will stand the test of time in a coastal climate, I am happy to share what I have learned with you.
Caribbean Architecture is known for many things. Like the island’s history, its influences go back centuries when different practices and design trends were utilized to accomplish what some modern-day technology has replaced and climate has impacted. Through it all, we are still able to walk through downtown Charlotte Amalie and see the signature signs of Caribbean Architecture in its most natural forms. I connected with my friend Kevin Qualls from Springline Architects to dig into more information on what architecture is like in the Caribbean.