Biz Book Club “Free Agent Nation”

December 26th, 2009 No Comments

Ever since I read Daniel Pink’s “A whole new mind”, I felt I had to take a step back and pick up his first book published nearly 9 years ago. It may seem like a long time, but to my surprise, the points made in the book are as relevant today as they were when the book was written. “Free Agency won”. read more

Pantone unveils Color of the Year 2010

December 23rd, 2009 1 Comment

PANTONE 15-5519 Turquoise

It’s official. Turquoise has been named the color of the year 2010. read more

Office Design: Multi-generation Workplace

December 13th, 2009 No Comments

I have recently started sharing my expertise with the readers of, which is a great online resource for young professionals and recent graduates entering the workforce and looking for advise. read more

All things cork

December 8th, 2009 1 Comment

I am working on a project, where cork has become a dominating theme. We are installing cork flooring by Duro-Design. Redoing the bar to implement a clever wine storage solution. I am exploring ways to incorporate recycled wine stoppers into the front counter top and even cork artwork. While doing online research, I run into all these fascinating products. read more

Happy Baby Room

December 7th, 2009 3 Comments

When Mike and Gail found out that they were expecting a second child, I was very excited for them. First of all, because they make great parents and decided to add another member to their family after seven years of raising their son, Nathan. Secondly, because I had the biggest urge to design a nursery and this was the perfect opportunity to do that! They were gracious enough to allow me to step into their lives and give them a room that is a happy, safe and playful area for Linnea to grow in. read more

Biz Book Club “Inside Steve’s Brain”

November 29th, 2009 1 Comment

Wondering if there is a brand that mastered shopping experience to the extreme? Look no further – Apple has it all figured out. Steve Jobs, to be specific. As Leander Kahney explains in his recently published book, it all happens…Inside Steve’s Brain

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Christmas is coming

November 28th, 2009 1 Comment

In preparation for Christmas, I hand made greeting cards this year! It’s a limited collection inspired by fashion and home decor trends. Bright red solid and large patterns accented with silver and gold elements is a repeated scheme, but you will also find a more casual violet and soft green mix as well as the traditional forest green and deep red combination. read more