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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 […]

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 […]

Commercial Rec Center – “Gateway”

This rec center in Everett, Washington has soaring ceilings and tons of natural light. The original concept that was sent to us was very barn-like with craftsman undertones… actually, craftsman overtones. This scheme simply didn’t match the aesthetics for the area. After many iterations on our part, we went with a more contemporary aesthetic. Check […]

Rodeo Connection – Beijing’s First Western Bar

Rodeo Connection Bar & Restaurant 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 covered in authentic American cattle hide, a retail space selling unique American-made items, and antique […]

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 […]

Auburn, WA Rec Center

This rec center in Auburn, Washington features a bold orange wall, a beautiful blue subway-tiled fireplace, and eye-catching texture for days. The exterior of this rec center features wooden gables that protrude from the building. The underside of the gables showcase the natural beauty that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Many of the interior […]

Eastmoreland Bungalow

Set in an early-twentieth century neighborhood in SE Portland filled with lush greenery, this Eastmoreland home was past due for some loving updates.  You may have seen our previous basement renovations of this home not too long ago.  Well we can officially say the rest of the home is finished!  Allison knew she had to […]