An Interior Designer’s Favorite Home Decor Sources in Portland

Imagine you are scrolling through Instagram, coveting all the beautiful room photos by the interior designers you follow. You might be wondering: where do they find all these amazing pieces of art, furniture, and accessories? How can I find such unique things for myself? [enjoyinstagram_mb] There is a good chance that many of these goods […]

4 Popular Interior Design Styles Explained

We all have design elements that we naturally gravitate to, but have you ever really thought about why? Each design style has different shapes, layers, textures, colors and other elements that help to define it. In this Facebook Live, Allison broke down four of the most popular interior design styles for us: Traditional, Transitional, Modern […]

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 […]