THE AJID BLOG

Our latest design tips and AJID news

31st ASID Design Excellence Awards

I couldn’t be more thrilled and honored to accept 3 more awards this past November at the ASID Design Excellence Awards Ceremony in Austin. The yearly competition recognizes the finest interior design achievements in all aspects of interior design.  Many thanks go out to my amazing clients that have given me the opportunity to collaborate with them make their house […]

A Bright Green Beginning to 2017

Sherwin Williams does it, Benjamin Moore does it and so does Pantone. A few weeks back, Pantone released their 2017 Color of the Year, Greenery to an audience of color enthusiasts, interior and graphic designers alike.   Before the color was announced, I must have been subconsciously channeling green. In a recent master bathroom update, I encouraged my clients to boldly paint their cabinets a […]

Happy New Year!

It’s 2017 and I am excited! Here at AJID, I have some big goals and changes in the works and all will be revealed in due time but first a huge thank you to all of my clients for allowing me the opportunity to collaborate with them, for those who have referred me to new clients and a quick shout out to […]

My Face, It’s In A Magazine!

On Stands Now: Decorating for the Holidays I am very excited to share with you that I am featured in the December issue of Austin Women Magazine, on stands now! Pick up your free copy at Whole Foods or Central Market, where I share the latest tips on contemporary decorating for the holidays. Or read the […]

On Stands Now: Decorating for the Holidays

I am very excited to share with you that I am featured in the December issue of Austin Women Magazine, on stands now! Pick up your free copy at Whole Foods or Central Market, where I share the latest tips on contemporary decorating for the holidays. Or read the digital issue: Here More images of the project […]

A Warm Welcome!

   Austin is getting our very own an Ann Saks! I can imaging every interior designer in Austin sining ‘Hallelujah’. Ann Saks is a tile distributer known for their incredible selection and variety of high end tile. Their showroom should be opening at the beginning of 2017. Earlier this month, Ann Saks hosted Ghalia Sebti, the owner of the hand-made […]

Around Town and In the News

Robert Irwin Installation: Chinati Foundation This month has been a busy one! Beyond interior designing, a passion of mine is supporting Austin in varrying philanthropic ways. There have been so many wonderful events that I attended such as: Ballet Austin Fete-ish Gala supporting artistic programming, arts education. New Milestones Foundation Gala, which raises awareness about mental illness and […]

Getting Hygge With It

A what? A Hygge! No, I didn’t make the word up and you can find it in the Danish Dictionary. I learned of this fascinating term while in conversation with a friend. Hygge (pronounced ‘hooga’) roughly translates to the word cozy. Hygge is a term used in and around the holidays that means to create a warm atmosphere […]

Appliance Showdown: Which Manufacturer Reigns Supreme!?

There’s no doubt about it, I can now officially call myself an “appliance guru.” I was thrilled when two top US appliances companies, Thermador and Jenn Air flew me to their headquarters to review their new, state of the art kitchen appliances.  So whose products cooked it best? To be fair both companies excel in the luxury appliance market. […]

Setting Up Your Man Cave

If you’re thinking of revamping your personal space inside the house where you can enjoy yourself or hang around with your friends, you’re going to love this discussion on the basics to consider when setting up your man cave. Put Some Color Into Your World Even though most man caves are themed using black, white, […]