Author Archives: Allison Smith

Why Choose an Interior Designer?

Before and after laundry room bathroom remodel with blue walls by interior designer allison smith

Our clients approach us for a myriad of reasons but consistently we see three main themes arise. Lack of Function – Our lifestyles change over time and with those changes we expect our environments to adapt. If you find that your kitchen suited the single life but is cramped accommodating a family of four, then […]

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Scottsdale Sanctuary

Allison and her client sitting on a custom leather sofa

This sunny sanctuary located in Scottsdale, Arizona, recently completed in October 2018, was designed with the intention of being a getaway from the client’s original home in the Pacific Northwest during the rainy winter season.  Allison Smith Design took this home and transformed it to create a timeless expression of modern artisan design.  Right off […]

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Rodeo Connection – Beijing’s First Western Bar

Completed in December 2018, this modern saloon in Beijing, China is situated on the 26th floor of a rippling tower designed by Giorgio Armani’s Armani/Casa.  Rodeo Connection features sweeping city views, a bucking mechanical bull made from an authentic American cattle hide, a retail space selling unique American-made items, and antique accessories that bring the […]

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STOP BUYING BAD SOFAS/SECTIONALS RIGHT NOW

How many of us have fallen into the trap of purchasing a bad sofa?  We’ve been there and we know how much it negatively effects the functionality of your home.  Where do you want to crash after a long day? What furniture does your family use the most?  See what we’re getting at here? Your […]

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Redmond Ridge

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This past week the Allison Smith Design team packed up our tools, loaded the rig and set off for Redmond, WA to set up this new-build commercial project.  Allison was asked to design the leasing area and some amenity rooms for this new apartment complex.  This was our first time getting to see the finished […]

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