As part of its international series of design Talks, in May 2014 Modenus arranged a visit to Christopher Guy's new showroom in the New York Design Center during #BlogTourNYC. Spanning 20,000 square … [Read More...]
“A Study In Contrast,” the featured space in the 2014 Kips Bay Show House by designer Randy Kemper and architect Tony Ingrao of Ingrao Inc., is truly a lesson on incorporating contemporary elements … [Read More...]
Designers are often judged by their attire. How one dresses is considered a reflection of one's design aesthetic and ability.
If that theory is accurate, even in it's wrongy wrongness, my work can … [Read More...]
If you know me, you know I love me a hunk of...beautiful steel. If it's a state of the art steel sink with LOADS of function built in, well, I'm heading to the courthouse and getting a marriage … [Read More...]
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One of the highlights of BlogTourNYC was a trip to one of my favorite showrooms, Donghia. The Atlanta showroom is lovely, but it pales in comparison to the size … [Read More...]
Shine, is a great site to gather ideas on how to use Sunbrella's broad product collection. From their original beginnings in Marine and outdoor fabrics, the company has expanded to included indoor … [Read More...]
A few months ago, I shared my love for photographing horses with the world you.
A girl has to have a hobby.
Now, I think it's turning into a Thing.
It is turning into A Thing.
In May, I … [Read More...]
Boy, you sure lucked up. I'm keeping it short and sweet today, meaning I'm keeping my words down to a minimum and letting images and someone else do most of the talking.
Cross yourself and thank … [Read More...]
Who is DXV?
DXV is a new line of luxury kitchen and bath fixtures from American Standard. In its 15th decade of business (hence the name DXV = (D)ecade + (XV) 15) , the company launched the … [Read More...]
In truly ah-mazing news, I recently joined my friends at Modenus on BlogTourNYC, May 2014 Edition. Last year, Modenus added Lifestyle trips, think cultural immersion combined with design, to their … [Read More...]
One day, let's say a sunny first Saturday in May, you spend the morning watching your favorite 6-year-old stand, both literally and figuratively, out in left field during his baseball … [Read More...]
It might seem counterintuitive to some, to share the work of fellow designers with you, but it always feels right to me if it's the work of kind-hearted people. We are all hustling to get jobs, to … [Read More...]
Last August, I rode the rapids, bit the bullet, pulled the trigger, jumped off a cliff and said yes to an opportunity I'd swore to say "No" to. Why the change of heart?
As last year's event came … [Read More...]
In the once dilapidated Dozier House in Franklin, Tennessee, some of the original details weren't salvageable, but great care was taken to preserve the ones that were. In the photo below, the damage … [Read More...]
After months of planning and renovation, the finishing construction details are being installed in 2014 O'More Designer Show House, Presented by Traditional Home. As soon as the century old floors … [Read More...]
Now that I have the NSA and PETA's your attention, saying I will shoot your horse is about as 'racy' as I'm going to get this week.
I've got stuff to do, y'all.
Sadly, none … [Read More...]
After weeks of planning and paperwork, now that the fabrics, furniture and lighting are ordered and on their way, I thought I would take a moment to share my, and by that I mean Sandler Design Group's … [Read More...]
Be Inspired. It's the perfect slogan for the 2014 Antiques and Garden Show Nashville, taking place February 7-9 at Music City Center, a sprawling new convention hub. With over 150 antiques … [Read More...]
In the 2013 O'More Designer Show House, Sandler Design Group–yes, that's me–took on the task of outfitting a room that didn't exist on the floor plan. As construction moved along, Project Manager … [Read More...]
After years of just missing each other at various stateside gatherings, I finally met a friend-for-life on the other side of the world. Alexandra Williams is one smart woman and I am better for … [Read More...]
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