Have you ever flipped through a magazine or browsed an interior designer’s portfolio and wondered, “What is that color?” It’s a question we often receive from our clients seeking to recreate the stunning hues they see on those glossy pages. We’re excited to share our free mini-magazine that unveils the secrets behind those never-fail colors […]
Here in the USVI, our biggest and best product is vacation (OK, yes, there’s also rum) but really, what we manufacture is fun! Living on an island in the Caribbean is a unique experience to be sure. As soon as the weather turns cool up north, the vacationers flock to the little latitudes for some […]
Great Design Is In The Details – Elevate Your Guest Experience With Great Planning The great Charles Eames once said, “The details are not the details. They make the design.” I really could not agree more. I would go a little further to say that you cannot get the details right unless you plan them […]
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 […]
As an industry, I think designers do a terrible job of conveying to the public how we charge. The differences in the industry are also not helping us to build trust among the general public. Most prospective clients who contact me have no idea what they should expect regarding pricing. In comparison, those who have […]
The kitchen is the heart and soul of many homes. As you and your families begin to plan and prepare for the holiday season, you may find yourself spending a lot more time in this area of your home if you haven’t already been this year. Because of the kitchen’s larger footprint, we thought it would be best to devote a blog article to include anything and everything in its own entry. If you plan on remodeling or updating aspects of your kitchen, there are quite a few things to consider.
While it may be true that many great designs have started with a sketch on the back of a cocktail napkin, It is also true that the words “let’s just get it, I think it will fit” have been the undoing of many redecorating projects!