Ronald McDonald House Remodel

Ronald McDonald House Remodel

The white paint color was supposed to make the place go from a preschool vibe to a cool hospitality environment for families. Instead, it felt like winter had settled in and covered everything under a blanket of cold snow. Let's just say it was the wrong kind of Snow White

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Remodeling Magazine Repost

Remodeling Magazine Repost

Sorry, marsala. Color expert Gretchen Schauffler says of all her 3,000 clients she's never had a single one ask her to put that year's Color of the Year on their walls. "What they will say is, 'my house needs to be refreshed,' or 'I love my house, I just need to make sure it looks updated,'"

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Dealing With The Fear of Design Judgment

Dealing With The Fear of Design Judgment

I work with clients that don't need designers as much as they need a color intervention. They are not really looking to redesign everything, they are looking to make a good design out of everything. And when you are asked to judge someone's home based on the good, the bad, and the ugly — it's personal.

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Make It A Period Piece

Make It A Period Piece

Colors in a home are a combination of colors we love from childhood, memories, from way back when because you still love them, and colors you had no choice to buy because they came in certain colors and you had to make a choice which is a choice you wish you didn't have to make, which makes it (really) not a choice at all...

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