Top Projects of 2019

Interior Design Year in Review: 2019 Take a look back at some of our interior design highlights from 2019. Dunthorpe Right off the bat we knew 2019 was going to be a year of major changes for Allison and her design team.  Allison moved into a beautiful home in Dunthorpe so that the interior design […]

Christmas 2019

‘Tis the season to set the table The holiday season brings together family, friends, and the warmth of tradition. One of the biggest traditions for us is setting the table for each gathering. We draw inspiration from the season and the holiday. It’s our way of expressing ourselves while showing those that share the meal […]

Our Sophia

Autism can be an all-consuming emotional roller costar ride. This abbreviated story may sound cut and dry, but that is far from how the past 14 years have been.   Sophia is my granddaughter.   We call her Sofa loafa (Sofa for short) because as a toddler she loved to loaf around on the family […]

Your Design Style Quiz

Do you know your design style?  It’s as personal as your color season or wardrobe style.  During an initial consultation with Allison Smith, she will ascertain your individual style. If you dont have time for a consult, but still want to satisfy your curiosity, you can take our design quiz right now!  It’s fun! It’s […]

San Miguel de Allende: Custom furniture

The ASD team sourced the following pieces out of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. These pieces, in conjunction with Allison’s choices of architectural finishes, ultimately made Casa Oasis what is it today – simply stunning. The custom sofas in the center photo above were designed by Allison and a local vendor in San Miguel. The […]

Is Gray Passe?

Trends in the last few years have all pointed to black, white, gray, and neutral.  However, the pendulum is swinging!  We are finally starting to see pops of unique color sneaking into some of our residential remodels.  This year saw the rise of blushes for furniture and accent pieces. 2020 design trends point towards a warmer spectrum. We’re seeing […]

What is the difference between a designer and a decorator?

Interior decorating and interior designing are NOT the same thing.  If this confuses you, we’ve got you covered!  Although the two are closely related, you’ll soon come to find that they can be vastly different… Decorating Decorating is simple. You decorate for holidays. You decorate for a new look. Decorators rely on using your current […]

Scottsdale AZ

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 […]