The Reveal

AS I WELCOME YOU TO THE NEWEST ADDITION TO OUR SITE, WHICH COINCIDES WITH THE REVEAL OF OUR NEW SITE, I INVITE YOU TO EXPLORE, IMAGINE AND EXPERIENCE AS YOU WANDER FROM WORD TO WORD AND IMAGE TO IMAGE, ALL OF WHICH HAVE BEEN ESPECIALLY CURATED FOR YOU.

THE WEB-SITE IS MORPHING INTO A BETTER PLATFORM TO TALK ABOUT PROJECTS AND INEVITABLY, A BLOG HAS BECOME THE PREFERRED TOOL TO SHARE WITH THE OUTSIDE WORLD, A WINDOW INTO THE HLS DESIGN CREATIVE PROCESS. OUR STUDIO IS GROWING AS ARE THE DEPTH AND BREADTH OF THE PROJECTS WE HAVE BEEN COMMISSIONS FOR.

I HOPE YOU ENJOY THE NEW SITE AND POSTS AS MUCH AS IT IS MY PLEASURE TO DEVELOP THEM. AHEM… SO WITHOUT FURTHER ADO, WE BEGIN WITH THE FRONT DOOR.

The Front Door


One of my favorite things to do when I travel is to discover new neighborhoods in other cities and suburbs and to see how the change of landscape dictates the architecture, mood, and vibe, of streets and homes. I have been known to drive around purposely getting lost in the suburbs of Atlanta to see pre-war homes on famous old streets in Buckhead.

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I love walking around Georgetown and seeing all the charming brick homes with their properly painted doors and in Carmel, California winding around the streets to admire all the whimsical story-book styled homes. I could ride my bike around the Hamptons for hours, peeking behind the hedges to catch a glimpse of a small charming cottage or a grand estate. There is something magical to me about that first impression. I truly appreciate the choices, simple or complex, that the homeowner has made for the front of their home.

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Even though we are a full service interior design studio (interior being the operative word), we spend an enormous amount of time talking about outside curb appeal and the front door. Exterior lighting door knobs and knockers, gates and walk ways, flower beds and even a great mailbox have given us design geeks a thrill, and inspire us countless ways.

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We hope you enjoyed just a few of our favorite reveals…