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

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

The Elegance of Modern Interior Design

Modern design incorporates clean lines and minimalist aesthetics

I’ve been asked many times over the years which interior design style best describes my work. I love to blend many different elements in my designs, but if I had…Read More

Which Interior Design Style Do You Love?

Interior design styles

  Interior design style as individual expression. Clearly many styles abound for designing interiors. Some styles are certainly more common in specific geographic areas. However, if someone is obsessed by…Read More

The Captivating Beauty of Contrast

An example of contrasting styles and textures in interior design

Contrast is where two or more elements that have opposite characteristics are placed together. It is not as simple as black versus white or solid shapes versus fine lines or…Read More

Design with WELLness in mind

Patrick Allen, SDG Interior Designer

SDG Designer Patrick Allen earns WELL accreditation We’re excited to share that SDG designer Patrick Allen just became a WELL Accredited Professional through the International WELL Building Institute. The WELL…Read More

Light designs with LED

LED lighting tips

  by Gilbert Cabrales LED (light emitting diode) lights are the latest technology in lighting designs. There are practical reasons to consider the use of LED lighting in your home…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