The Home – A Place of Elegance    May 2018

The Home – A Place of Elegance May 2018

Elegance is an important term in art, design, and interiors. It can describe many things, but by definition it is a word that describes something notable in its expression – it is something beautiful and refined, something that holds a special essence – a presence...
The Home – An Experience   March 2018

The Home – An Experience March 2018

An array of special “things” awaiting placement in a new space – a blank canvas soon to become a home.  In our modern culture, as we assess the changing landscape of our world through smart phones, social media, e-shopping, and try to foresee what this and future...
Paris Design Week: January 2018

Paris Design Week: January 2018

It is one extraordinary week in January, amidst the cold isolated days of winter, that Paris welcomes designers from across the globe to explore the new introductions for interiors. It is a time to gather with colleagues, to view the collections and meet the creative...
ASID Design Excellence Award: Fall 2017

ASID Design Excellence Award: Fall 2017

Design can live in the abstract world – creating concepts and exploring a myriad of solutions, self-critiquing, analyzing, and refining – all may be occurring before an idea or drawing is even presented to a client. When designs finally reach client...
Fresh Perspectives…RTD Website 2017

Fresh Perspectives…RTD Website 2017

A component of design is analyzing, rethinking and repositioning a viewpoint. Taking what is  – and imagining it in a new way. Thoughtful change and reorganization on a small scale can be impactful. One of my great loves is to rearrange things – be it furniture,...

Maison Lévy Launch Party at Robin Thomas Design Gallery

On February 24, notable members of the Chicago design community joined us for the official launch of the Maison Lévy collection in the historic Tree Studios, an intimate celebration of art, design, conversation, bubbly and French fare. Enjoy a brief escape to...

Design exhibits: London September 2014 (The experience)

This past fall, London felt saturated in design with numerous shows and exhibits scattered throughout the city …… Decorex, designjunction and Focus 14, along with a special show at the Victorian & Albert Museum…..creativity filled the city for nearly two weeks....

A look back at design in 2014

With the year coming to an end, now seems like the perfect time to recap the design highlights of 2014. From Paris to London, all the way back to Chicago, the year has brought a worldwide tour of emerging trends and innovative styles. Join in on the journey....