SLS Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip

March 14th, 2015 No Comments

Sarah Hotel and Casino was the sixth largest casino built on the Strip back in the 1950s. It lived a long and lush life. When it closed its doors in 2011, nobody knew its future. In the summer of 2014, it reopened under a new brand – SLS (which stands for Style, Luxury and Service). Three years and over 400 million dollars, the old Sahara is looking good.

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Speaking at ASID/IIDA WI Student Career Day

March 8th, 2015 No Comments

I remember attending the WI Student Career Day as a student. Feeling shy and not entirely sure of my destiny, I signed up in hopes to get a clearer idea of my career options post graduation, to get exposure to professionals I would normally have no chance of hearing or even meeting, to get energized about my future. It was an experience I remember to this day. read more

2015 Reading Challenge

December 28th, 2014 No Comments

I read a lot. Although 2014 has been a little slow in that arena. I want to change that in the new year. In fact, I am challenging myself to a Reading Challenge. And it would be cool if you wanted to join me… read more

The Brand of You for Interior Designers

November 24th, 2014 No Comments

As an interior design graduate, you must not only focus on showcasing your creativity and skill in a unique and engaging format, but also creating a network of professionals to help you jump start your career. In this presentation, we address the basics of personal branding, networking and digital design portfolios for interior designers. read more

My fascination with Thomas Jefferson and Monticello

November 18th, 2014 No Comments

How much do you know about Thomas Jefferson? Indeed, he was the Third U.S. President and his portrait appears on a two dollar bill. But there is so much more to what makes Jefferson such an interesting individual. You wouldn’t guess it but I first learned about his genius in an article on Monticello in Martha Stewart Magazine. It inspired me. He inspired me…for these reasons. read more

What you can do with a degree in interior design

November 3rd, 2014 No Comments

I take it as a challenge and an honor when I get invited to a school to talk about my career path. I want to be able to bring valuable information to the students, inspire them and show them the endless possibilities that an education in interior design offers. read more

Amazing experience at ASID GoPRO/NYC

September 24th, 2014 No Comments

Jenny Rebholz and I started to collaborate with ASID National on the content and our participation in the GoPRO/NYC event back in June. I can’t believe that it is the end of September already. GoPRO/NYC has come and gone, but it left us with amazing, life-changing memories. read more