The 2016 Restoration Hardware Reboot – More Gold, Less Gears


It’s been about four years since Restoration Hardware underwent a major shift in its design direction.   Everything they produced became dark and colossal. Creams and shades of gray. Masculine and rustic.   And, inexplicably, gears. Lots of gears.   Well, Restoration Hardware is rebooting once again. Restoration Hardware Modern. You know how RH likes […]

Benjamin Moore 2016 Color of the Year – Why Most of You Shouldn’t Paint Walls This Color

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Ready to see the recently announced Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2016? Benjamin Moore   The Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2016 is Simply White OC-117. It’s a lovely white for architectural trim and molding, as well as cabinetry. But I don’t recommend you paint your walls this color. Unless you have plenty of […]

Taking Advantage of Every Little Nook and Cranny

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Last winter, we undertook a remodel of the upstairs of our 75-year-old home.This involved gutting and reworking an impractical bathroom, removing walls, transforming an office into a bedroom, adding closets, opening up sight lines, and making better use of light and spaces.   Our goals included brightening up the dark space and taking full advantage […]