| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:11 PM
When Lagunan John Benecke was invited for a drink with a fellow Philharmonic Society of Orange County board member, designing a room for the House of Design was not on his mind.
"Am I in trouble?" Benecke told of his reaction to the invitation. "[The...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:15 AM
When Sandy Finley needed gifts for colleagues recently, a store-bought picture frame simply wouldn't do. Instead, she whipped up a little something in pink and black, using a product originally made to keep ammunition cases dry during World War II.
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Janet Browne, a retired designer who outfitted the interiors of colleges and banks during a lengthy career collaborating with her architect husband, died of congestive heart failure Oct. 12 at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson. The longtime...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 5:19 AM
Interior Designer Marc Thee's interior design firm was recently named the #1 residential interior design firm in country by Interior Design magazine. He made a special stop in Philadelphia to the luxury residence of one of his clients, but says you don't...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Stephanie Bradshaw Inc., the Baltimore-based design company, is moving into the Clipper Mill area of the city from its current Cockeysville location, which was home to the firm for two years.
"I'm excited to bring my business into the city and to be a...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:59 PM
JERI JEAN MC CUMSEY
Jeri Jean McCumsey of La Quinta, CA, passed away on February 3, 2013, after an 8 year battle with cancer. Her family will never experience a sadder day in their lives, the day Robert lost his teenage sweetheart and her sons lost...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Ever stay at a wonderful hotel and dream of replicating that style at home?
Travelers often covet the fluffy bedding, chic furnishings, deep soaking tubs and fancy showerheads that are standard these days at many hotels.
With Valentine's Day fast...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:23 PM
I am thinking about refreshing the paint colors in my house this fall, especially in the kitchen and in the bedroom. What kind of new color palette are you seeing right now, particularly for those rooms?
While there are always new color trends emerging...
| Nov 2, 2011
Interior design firm's creative force
Harry Lawenda, 87, an interior designer who was the creative force behind the influential Kneedler Fauchere design firm founded by his late wife, Dorothy Kneedler Lawenda, died at his Los Angeles...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:15 AM
When Nancy Dorman and Stanley Mazaroff first saw the old stone farmhouse in northern Baltimore County, it had holes in the walls and raccoons in the basement.
But it stood in the middle of 85 acres of farmland, with cows grazing in the distance and...
| Jun 17, 2012
From the bucolic setting of her country home in Monkton to the gentle hum of the palm leaf paddles on the ceiling fans in her covered porch, Kim Eastburn's philosophy of decorating is apparent.
"The focus of my design practice ... is to elevate...