Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to watch pool trends come and go and help choose pool shapes, finishes, and pool furniture for my clients. Here are some things I’ve learned about pools during my career as an interior designer.Read more
Hardwood is the preferred choice for flooring among designers and homeowners alike.Read more
An outdoor party takes a little more planning than an indoor one. Here are some of my tips for ensuring everyone has a great time at your next barbecue, cocktail hour, or pool party.Read more
If you’re like many urbanites, you’ve always dreamed of having another place to escape to, such as a mountain cabin, lake house, or beach house.Read more
Hardware is something that you’ll be looking at and putting your hands on every day, so it needs to be both stylish and comfortable to use.Read more
When it comes to fireplaces, there are many options out there. How do you decide which one is best for your home?Read more
Collections are so important to interior design that I can’t help but be surprised when I meet a client who doesn’t collect anything.Read more
Even though backsplashes can make great focal points, many people save picking their backsplash tiles for last.Read more
John Phifer Marrs learned the joy of having beautiful things from his grandmother and turned that passion into a career in interior design and, more recently, writing.Read more
One of the reasons choosing tiles for your bathroom can be so tricky is that there are many options, but not all of them will still look current in a few years.Read more
Designing a teenage bedroom can be an interesting challenge.
Thankfully, there are some general guidelines you can keep in mind that could apply to any teenage bedroom.
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