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

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

Please don’t call me a decorator!

Interior design vs interior decorating

My plea resonates among professionally trained and qualified interior designers all over the United States and Canada. For reasons that may not be widely understood or well known among the…Read More

The Misconception of Interior Design

Design plans for an interior design project

  With the newfound popularity of Netflix, it’s safe to say that a wide variety of people spend their down time binge-watching television shows. In the past few years there…Read More

Beauty Underfoot With 8 Interior Design Rugs

Choosing the right rug for your room

I’ve been asked the question many times in my career whether the rug should be the first decision in designing a room’s interior. This is a variable and is determined…Read More

Ambivalent about color? Add a splash!

A neutral room with bright colored accents

Summertime is here, and it’s time to bring out color! Using color can frighten some people, but we say embrace it, don’t beige it. A safe approach is having pops…Read More

Blurred Lines With Outdoor Room Design

Outdoor living area

The lines between interior and exterior living are becoming more obscure as we expand our living space to the outdoors. The furnishings for outdoor spaces have come a long way…Read More

The Legs Have It

Santa Fe style dining room design

  When it comes to dining tables there are so many options. How do you choose the right one? After all, you’ll be dining and entertaining with family and friends,…Read More

The Perfect Bed

  There’s no doubt about it…the bed plays a large role in our lives. Most of us spend spend a third of our lives in bed. That means on average…Read More

Home for the Holidays

Lighted exterior entry view

  Happy holidays from all of us at Samuel Design Group! We love the spiritual and cultural diversity of this special season, the way winter brings us together in family…Read More

Holiday Spirit

Gold holiday ornaments

We’re sprucing up for the holidays here at Samuel Design Interiors, and invite you to our studio + home boutique to see the latest treasures we’ve picked up in our…Read More