Hello Beautiful…..Love the Challenge!

To be contacted by a New Client and commence discussions about their Project is an absolutely thrilling aspect of my creative job as a Designer! My radar is honed on the language my New Client uses to explain how the present state of their home fails them and their Family. My love is to translate those frustrations into a Beautiful Solution!  A beautiful solution that explores new ways to think about their Space, new material elements to experience within their Space and new function for the development of their New Space.  The pretty parts are only half of a well-developed solution. I start the process with Mood & Inspiration Boards combined with tactile samples.  These tools connect my Clients to the Design Vision and are a fantastic catalyst in the forward motion of the Project. The dialogue between my Clients & I over the Mood Boards is exhilarating and the wealth of information exchanged allows for an immediate flow forward to create CAD Elevations with every nuance of Design within. Why do Clients hire me to Design and guide them upon this journey? Because Clients realize the importance of how a well designed thoughtful substantial alteration to their living environment […]

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Hello Beautiful……..No better time then now!

It’s been a long time coming to carve out a moment to start my blog.  Gosh, where to start …..so many ideas running through my mind!  For today, let me just say that I have had the great pleasure to be “Living in the Creative” for most of my life.  I became aware of my taste for all things visually beautiful in my young Teen years and made my most conscious decision to select a Creative Lifestyle half way through high school.  I romanticized the thoughts of becoming a Painter and toiled over many canvases.  I experimented with a great old manual camera…not all images being successful.  I was lucky at 16 to be hired at a local gallery to paint within the space during business hours and speak creatively with the patrons.  I had few Creative Mentors in my early life but inquired where I could, dove into books of Painters and Creatives, experimented visually and artistically to the best of my trials. At a time of pivotal decisions in young life I chose to apply to the fantastic Ontario College of Art and Design. During those moments of looking into the crystal ball of my future I also applied to […]

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