Inspiration

Red White & Blue Table Decor

June 19, 2014
Red White and Blue Table Setting

With the Fourth of July just around the corner I’ve been thinking about a classic color combination – Red, White and Blue. This dynamic palette is the inspiration behind my latest post for The Spirited Table where I combine timeless furniture pieces with versatile table décor items that are perfect for the holiday and beyond.

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Mitrebox Custom Framing

June 17, 2014
Mitrebox Framing Studio

This past Christmas my uncle, and talented artist, John “Charlie” Hanson created an abstract drawing for our home. The squiggly pastel lines in muted colors were just what our neglected wall needed.  This piece is a unique size and required custom framing. It was the perfect opportunity to work with the fabulous ladies at Mitrebox […]

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Kitchen Trend: Open Shelves

June 9, 2014
2014 Kitchen Trend Open Shelving

One of the top 2014 kitchen trends I’ve noticed is the use of open and floating shelves. The trend started with contemporary, modern kitchens and has now spread to kitchens of many styles, including the opposite end of the design spectrum – traditional kitchens. It’s easy to see why this style of kitchen design has […]

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Apartment Therapy – Minneapolis Loft

May 19, 2014
Bar Design Apartment Therapy Desi ID

Desi Interior Design is so excited to be featured on one of our favorite blogs, Apartment Therapy! This Downtown Minneapolis loft apartment was great fun to work on. A busy executive for a non-profit theater, the client wanted a place where he could come home and simply relax. The inspiration for the space is a Kimpton Hotel […]

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Design Do’s & Don’ts: Selecting Paint

April 25, 2014
Design Do's and Don'ts: Selecting Paint

Painting is a relatively easy and inexpensive way to update a room, however, selecting the perfect paint color and finish can be incredibly challenging if you don’t keep these simple Do’s and Don’ts in mind. Do Be Mindful of Finish The finish you choose for your painted surfaces can make a big difference in how […]

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Design Do’s and Don’ts: Lighting

March 24, 2014
Lighting Design Tips

It’s time for my next installment of Design Do’s and Don’ts over at Teal & Lime – this month I’ll be covering lighting. At first glance, lighting an interior space seems like a simple task, but it always ends up being more complicated than expected. Selecting a fixture that is both aesthetically pleasing and functional, […]

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American Craft Council – Make Room

March 11, 2014
American Craft Council Jim Keller

American Craft Council Show in St. Paul hosts 10 craft-inspired room vignettes ideally suited for entertaining – featuring Desi Interior Design! The American Craft Council (ACC) Show is returning to the Saint Paul RiverCentre April 11-13, and I’m excited to announce that Desi Interior Design is one of the 10 local design firms selected to […]

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Design Do’s & Don’ts: Hanging and Selecting Art

February 25, 2014
Design Do's and Don'ts Hanging and Selecting Art

Art is an important part of an interior design scheme. The right piece can inspire a color palette or bring a room together in its final stages. I hear from so many clients that hanging and selecting art for your interior can be a daunting task. There are so many choices and so many nail […]

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2014 Top Interior Design Trends

February 25, 2014
2014 Interior Design Trends

If you were unable to attend my recent presentation at the West Metro Home Remodeling Fair, here is a recap of the top interior design trends for 2014! Organic Glamour Natural materials fuse with glamorous accents for a casual, effortless look. Combinations such as burled woods and polished stone combined with golden and bronze metals […]

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2014 Color Trends

February 20, 2014
2014 Color Trends

Each year I get excited when Sherwin Williams releases their new color forecast and 2014 is no different! As an interior designer, I find these palettes to be very telling of things to come in décor, however, I often hear from clients that they don’t know how to make use of this information. In an […]

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