Branding at Work

September 3, 2014
Red Bull Branded Office Design

The best office designs are a reflection of your company’s values and mission, described in a visual manner. Mention the word “branding” and more often than not the first thing that comes to mind is a logo. While important, branding goes far beyond what’s placed on top of your company’s letterhead. Often overlooked, your office […]

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Personalized Family Trees

September 2, 2014
Personalized Family Tree

Grandparents hold a very special place in many people’s hearts. They may spoil, play a parental role, be the reason parents can leave the house (alone!), or fill one of many other roles.  Let the grandparents in your life know how treasured they are by celebrating Grandparent’s Day this September 7th. I recently came across […]

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ASID MN Designer Sample Sale

August 22, 2014
ASID MN Designer Sample Sale

Seize great bargains on exceptionally made designer furniture and one-of-a-kind home décor at the 2014 ASID Minnesota Designer Sample Sale! It’s that time of the year again – time for the ASID MN Designer Sample Sale! Sponsored by the Minnesota chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers at International Market Square, the sale includes […]

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Powder Room Pedestal Sinks

August 15, 2014
Powder Room Pedestal Sinks

A powder room’s limited square footage means that the sink can become a focal point and visual style statement in the space. Whether your style is modern, traditional, or somewhere in-between, here is a roundup of my current favorite pedestal sinks. Waterworks Beekman Marble Sink Crafted from a single piece of Carrara marble, the 600-pound […]

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Midwest Home Luxury Remodeler’s Tour

August 8, 2014
Luxury Remodel

Midwest Home Luxury Remodeling Tour Edina Country Club Remodel 4601 Sunnyside Road, Edina, MN 55424 August 16-17, 2014 (Noon-6 p.m.) One of the remodeled homes Desi Interior Design worked on last year will be participating in the Midwest Home Luxury Remodeling Tour. You won’t want to miss this stunning Edina Country Club home located on […]

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Summer Cocktails and Colors

August 3, 2014
Blood Orange Sangria

Rising temperatures and anabundance of fresh herbsand produce make summer the perfect time to experiment with mixology. As I was looking for recipes to share as a guest blogger on The Spirited Table I found myself inspired by the fresh colors captured by these talented food bloggers. Check out my most recent post, Summer Cocktails and Colors, for some […]

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Portable Kitchen Islands

July 28, 2014
Portable Kitchen Islands

If your kitchen could use some extra work surface, and a remodel is not in your future, consider using a portable kitchen island or cart instead. For best results, choose a piece with a bit of contrast to the surrounding cabinets. A contrast of style, shape, or finish will make this piece into an accent feature […]

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Shopping the Kids Department

July 24, 2014
Gold Sunburst Mirror

Recently I was shopping for an ottoman/pouf for my son’s nursery. Not only did I find an adorable ottoman at Land of Nod, I found myself thinking I’d like some of these products for myself! Curious what else I could find; I jumped over to Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Teen and was pleasantly […]

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How To: Tonal Decorating

July 15, 2014
Tonal Decorating

Tone on tone color is trending right now both in fashion and in home décor. A monochrome palette can be achieved with any color that you love – it can even work with neutrals. Below are my top design tips for using a tone on tone color scheme in your own home. 1. Add Layers […]

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It’s Your Party!

July 13, 2014
Adult Birthday Party Ideas

It seems like after a certain age if you want a birthday party it becomes up to you to throw one for yourself. While you want the event to be special, you also don’t want to be so worn out from the prep that you don’t enjoy your own party. This month on The Spirited Table I share my […]

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