August 15th, 2017
Communication in Spanish is not my first language.
Even though I’ve lived in Costa Rica for almost 40 years, and there will always be a communication gap.
When there is a misunderstanding there is the assumption by the Costa Rican that it’s because of the language. We all have misunderstandings and it doesn’t always have to do with language. Living in the same country, speaking … [Keep Reading]
Decorating themes are as varied as the people on the planet.
You might be wary of decorating themes in the belief it will freeze you into a specific style that could be unwavering.
When placing an area rug in a room it can be used in two different ways, as a focal point or as a way of tying all the other décor elements together.… [Keep Reading]
Interior design is a competitive business.
The key to success is getting noticed. An amazing designer portfolio will certainly help you get noticed and land jobs.
It’s Not About Your Style, It’s About Theirs
Interior designers may work for years and never actually design a house that suits their personal tastes.
It is about the client’s style, not the interior designers.
Innovative Materials and Products… [Keep Reading]
Spring Cleaning, Rainy Season
Spring cleaning is the opportunity to let in the fresh air, clear out the clutter, and give your home a little, or a big facelift. Here in Costa Rica we are coming into the rainy season. Technically it is our summer, but with rain every day Costa Ricans prefer to call the rainy season their winter.
Either way, many of the … [Keep Reading]
The Creative Process
When creating interior design, whether you are starting from scratch, remodeling or want a unique item to renew your room, a canvas rug made specifically for your home is a reflection of your personality. You will never walk into someone’s home and see the same rug on their floor! It’s almost as disturbing as arriving to a party wearing the same dress … [Keep Reading]