Mindful Strides in Design

I’ve never been one to subscribe to “design trends”. In my own work, I prefer design that stands the test of time, clean lines, and a certain irrepressible freshness. However,…Read More

Designed to Soothe

brown living room and kitchen witch white walls and that is designed to soothe

When does a house become a home? When does any space envelope you and make you feel good? Is it designed to soothe?  Many people say that a house is…Read More

Showroom Sale — Complete the Perfect Look for Your Space

On the hunt for the perfect pieces? Samuel Design Group is having a showroom sale from Sept. 25 to Oct. 2 with discounts of 60% or more.  Discover fine art,…Read More

Small But Mighty – Even the Smallest of Kitchens Can Be Transformed

small modern kitchen remodeled santa fe

Make it your habit not to be critical about small things. – Edward Everett Hale We’ve all heard that great things come in small packages, but when it comes to…Read More

The Power of Light and Lighting

the power of light and lighting hallway

Achieving the ‘perfect lighting’ for every space and every function cannot happen without the skilled and experienced lighting or interior designer. Make sure this is part of the planning of…Read More

Better together: Technology and interior design

Technology has changed interior design

  In 1979 when I first began my study of architecture, construction and interior design I used vellum, a T-square, lead holders (a mechanical holder for lead), lead pointers (sharpener),…Read More

Miminalism: Creating Balance

A minimalist dining room

There’s something special when someone gifts you a single rose. A rose that can stand alone is powerful. The same goes for interiors. When designing a living space, it’s crucial…Read More

Experience Total Design

Kinsel Residence - room that plays to the senses

What kinds of feelings do your interior spaces evoke? When entering a residence, there is usually an instant sense of comfort, inspiration, or disconsolation. Total design takes into account every…Read More

The Innocence of Good Design

Marc Thorpe and his HUSK furniture collection

  Innovative design arrives when you listen to your inner child. Remembering your innocence and contacting curiosity will breed the innovative spirit needed to construct contemporary art. Designing is purely…Read More