Featured Virtual Art Gallery Artist: James Griffin

Posted in Art, Featured Artists, Home Design, Residential Design on October 11, 2016

Throughout his life, James has straddled different worlds and cultures, the classics and pop culture, abstract and realistic art. All these varied influences come through in his paintings. He works primarily with realism, but always with a consciousness of...

Redesign & Accessorize to Create Living and Dining Room Ambiance

Posted in Accessories, Art, Dining Tables, Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Lighting, Residential Design, Uncategorized on September 16, 2016

By Julie Ann Segal The party is planned – now is the house ready for company? Having guests is a sure motivator to spruce up your home. My client Cristine had never really finished her formal living spaces. Before...

Laguna Beach Condo Design Updates

Posted in Art, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized, Window Coverings on August 11, 2016

By Julie Ann Segal With several design updates, the Laguna Beach Condo is an even more inviting getaway for its owners. Finishing details are coming together to enhance the beauty and comfort of the space. Besides offering sweeping ocean...

Design Tip – Don’t Be Afraid to Mix Metals

Posted in Accessories, Art, Color, Commercial Design, Flooring, Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Lighting, Residential Design, Uncategorized on July 15, 2016

By Julie Ann Segal As an interior designer, I’m commonly asked, “Is it ok to mix metals?” And my answer is, “Of course! As long as they’re balanced in the room.” Some people think that is an interior design...

Biophilic Design – Interior Design by Nature

Posted in Feng Shui, Flooring, Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Lighting, Residential Design, Uncategorized on July 5, 2016

By Julie Ann Segal What does it mean to create spaces that not only look good, but feel good? Imagine walking into a room and taking in the sight and scent of lush, fragrant herbs and vivid flower blossoms…...

Featured Virtual Art Gallery Artist: HeeJune Shin

Posted in Art, Featured Artists, Home Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on June 15, 2016

A native of Korea, HeeJune Shin dreamt of being a painter all her life. She came to the US to study nutrition, and received a master’s degree in public health nutrition. In 1998 she enrolled in art school, with...

Get the Color Just Right: Painting A Home’s Exterior

Posted in Color, Commercial Design, Home Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on June 8, 2016

Before, this multi-unit Victorian home in the Uptown area of Minneapolis was looking worse for the wear. The company that manages it, GreMar Apartments, contacted us to help them select colors for new paint to freshen it up. Victorian-style...

At Home in the Office

Posted in TOSCA, Uncategorized on June 7, 2016

Feng Shui Definition – What is Good Energy?

Posted in Decluttering, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Office Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on May 13, 2016

As a Feng Shui consultant, I’m often asked what it means to have “good energy” in a home. Or, “What should I do to create good energy in my office?” The International Feng Shui Guild, which I’m a member...

Featured Virtual Art Gallery Artist: Gulgun Gigi Turker

Posted in Art, Featured Artists, Home Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on April 18, 2016

Gulgun (Gigi) Turker has been an artist for over twenty years. She began working mostly as a commissioned artist, then in early 2000, Gigi made a venturous artistic move and entered the competitive gallery world with her artworks. Today,...

Bedroom Feng Shui – Creating Your Sanctuary

Posted in Accessories, Bedding, Color, Decluttering, Feng Shui, Flooring, Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Lighting, Residential Design, Uncategorized, Window Coverings on March 9, 2016

Many times the bedroom is a room that’s either overlooked or last on the list. The public spaces in the house get more attention because they’re what everyone else sees. Your bedroom needs the attention first. It’s where you...

Top 5 Ways to Use Feng Shui in Your Space

Posted in Decluttering, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Residential Design, Uncategorized on February 10, 2016

The power of Feng Shui… What can it do for you? Are you looking for a change? Feng Shui improves the flow of positive energy in your home or workplace, which can have a profoundly positive impact on your...

Featured Virtual Art Gallery Artist: David Wells

Posted in Art, Featured Artists, Home Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on February 5, 2016

David Wells’ abstract artworks are known for their intense color, energy and motion. Utilizing acrylic paints and inks, and his knowledge of chemistry to change variables in his artistic process, every creation is dynamic, unique and has unexpected elements....

Feng Shui & Aromatherapy

Posted in Feng Shui, Home Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on February 2, 2016

Change Your Space and Your Life with AromaMist Room Sprays When a product comes along that changes your life for the better, you want to share! When I discovered these sprays – “Feng Shui in a bottle” – I...
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