Urban Design & Color

As a designer I am aware of the effect of color in the interiors of our homes.  Much has been written on the psychology of color and even without these theories most of us know when we are in environments that we find pleasing to our senses.  I was doing some research recently on the effects [...]

Oct 092009
Design & Happiness

What’s design got to do with it? Everything! It doesn’t matter if you live in a mansion or a 400 square foot studio apartment as long as your home and space reflect what is important to you and your personality.

Perhaps you have lived in an apartment or stayed in a motel and outside your window you find yourself staring into a huge billboard or some flashing neon sign. Instead of gazing out at the branches of a lovely tree or viewing a charming sidewalk you are visually blindsided by this type of pollution. Many [...]

Sep 072009

A new small shopping mall was completed recently and after 5 months it still sits mostly vacant. The economy certainly has something to do with that however, there are some things that can be done to create more curb appeal for this project. The architecture is very modern in style and the project sits at [...]