Category: Design

3 DIY Ways to Remodel Your Home

June 26, 2017

Looking to remodel your home? This can be a daunting task requiring a large investment of time and money. Luckily, there are many things you can do yourself that will make this project easy and fun without digging deep in your pockets.


Apartment Living

June 9, 2017

High-end apartments continue to dominate the Pittsburgh real estate market offering amenities, downtown access and social benefits. Being in the mix downtown has become very desirable to people of all ages who simply want to live in the city. There are two groups of buyers ruling the market and they are young professionals and retirees. (more…)

Your Perfect Hallway

Written by Rachel Lenchner on May 9, 2017

Hallways are a major part of every home, and they are often what you first encounter when entering a house. For these entryway types of hallways, it is important that (more…)

50 Shades of Grey in Your Home

Written by Rachel Lenchner, Interior Designer, North Hills on November 10, 2016

Pale and subtle, or dark and daring grey. These are the colors of the moment. Different tones of grey and silver create dimension in any space. Calm and sophisticated, this color scheme is the perfect way to update and modernize your home. (more…)

Nailhead Trim: Then and Today

Written by Rachel Lenchner on October 5, 2016

Clients often express to me their interest in pieces of furniture with “pins” or “tacks”. What they are referring to are nailheads. Yet most are unaware of their original purpose. (more…)

Infusing Hollywood Glam into a Mid-Century Modern

Written by Beth Ergen-Peters, Interior Designer, South Hills on September 22, 2016

I have worked with some of my clients for over 15 years BC (before children). One of these clients bought a 2 story, mid-century modern house in a modest neighborhood with a funky personality of its own. (more…)

Using Coffee Table Books as Decor

Written by Rachel Lenchner, Interior Designer, North Hills on August 12, 2016

Coffee table books are a great way to accessorize and display your interests throughout your home. There is a coffee table book for just about anything, so it is the perfect self-expressive accent.

Use coffee table books not only as decor, but as a conversation starter. (more…)