| 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...
| 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 Instead, she whipped up a little something in pink and black, using a product originally made to keep ammunition cases dry during World War II.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...
| 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...
| Apr 23, 2012
Walking into a new corporate space her team designed in River North for Whole Foods Market Inc., Nila Leiserowitz pointed out a long lunch table visible from the front entrance instead of hidden in a back room.
The 36,000-square-foot space,...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 12:58 PM
House renovation tips ...
1. Think about how you live and what you need to live comfortably in your space.
2. Create a detailed set of specifications that enable you get the same end product when you interview contractors and get bids.
| Jul 18, 2012
| 1:18 PM
It's not like her appearance on TLC's "Four Houses" on Monday, July 30th at 10 p.m. EST will be Katia Bates' first time in the interior design spotlight.
After all, the Fort Lauderdale resident re-did the Versace Mansion in South Beach...twice.
| Dec 1, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Richard D. Pickens, owner of a Crofton interior design firm who lived in Union Square, where he served as president of the Friends of the H.L. Mencken House, died Tuesday of stomach cancer at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
He was 50.
"I was dumbfounded...
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 1:57 PM
It's WinterMarket time again.
The Design Center of the Americas will host two days - Jan. 30 and 31 - of interior design and decorating trend seminars from keynote speakers and panelists.
For a full schedule, click here to go to DCOTA.com.
| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:15 PM
A successful Orange County interior designer with aspirations of catering to high-end shoppers has expanded his business to a new two-story showroom in Costa Mesa.
Marc Pridmore Designs, 3089 Bristol St., displays a variety of furnishings but also...