| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Unless you're a builder, it's not easy to personally create a house that will embody current design trends. In fact, if you had those construction and design skills, you might be more inclined to create something more trendsetting than trend following....
| Apr 20, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Sometimes, less is indeed more
Interior designers are noticing a new trend. Homeowners today, whether they are setting up a second home, buying a new first home, or re-decorating their current home, are not just focusing on the things they want to put...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:27 PM
When Elaine Redfield arrived in Fullerton in 1950, it was a culture shock. Mainly because, in her view, there wasn't much culture at all in Orange County.
"When I came here, the county was a great wasteland, really, culturally and intellectually," she...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:56 AM
This year's New York auto show is packed with redesigns and updates to some of the best-selling cars on the market. However, it was hard not to notice the lack of flash that normally accompanies an auto show. Despite a slew of introductions, there was...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:37 PM
The woman behind the interiors of many of Baltimore's significant buildings celebrates this year the 15th anniversary of the founding of her business, Portnoy Levine Design Associates or PLDA.
Raised in Connecticut and educated at the Pratt Institute in...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the old-money-obsessed 1980s, Mario Buatta was one of the go-to designers for the rich and famous. His love of English country decorating and glossy floral fabrics earned him the title “The Prince of Chintz.”
Buatta's luxurious interiors,...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Jim Trefz and Ron Fanelle have brought the orange groves and avocado trees and brilliant sunshine of California to their new home in Madison and given it all a mid-century modern flair.
When the longtime California residents bought the 1,600-square-foot...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Name: Kay Govostis
Name of Business: Paper Dolls
Describe what you sell:
Full-service interior design; we specialize in wallpapers and fabrics.
What sets you apart from similar businesses:
Service – We will help with any size...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
That window-abundant and sun-bathed space in many homes, better known as the Florida room, is the focus of a new exhibition in Lake Worth - and it's drawing Palm Beach County's leading interior designers to the table.
The "Interior Design: The Florida...
| May 25, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Frances W. Riepe, a former interior decorator who had been a trustee of Ladew Topiary Gardens, died May 16 of congestive heart failure at her home in the Brightwood retirement community in Lutherville. She was 91.
The daughter of Francis Asbury Warner...
| May 6, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Name: Peter Guercio
Name of business: Calico, Deerfield
Describe what you do: Interior design retailer selling and designing high-end luxury fabrics, window treatments, bedding and furniture.
What sets you apart from...