The China Experience

The story of my 10-year adventure designing an American West themed vacation community north of Beijing. “Allison, you’re just streetwise enough to handle it.” That’s why, explains the president of this Seattle-based property management company, he’s chosen me for the project of a lifetime: To design an American-style community of villas in a rural area north […]

Traditional Interior Design Style

Your Style is Traditional! The opposite of trendy, traditional interiors tend to be misconstrued as boring, outdated and stuffy. However, at ASD we define traditional as high quality, intricately detailed furniture pieces in classic materials, stained woods, and clearly defined, elegant spaces.  Traditional style can be predictable, but it is also romantic, nostalgic, and familiar. Enter […]