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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, […]

Interior Design For Outdoor Living?

  Creating Cozy Outdoor Living Spaces As an Austin Interior Designer, sometimes we take it outdoors. Your home’s outdoor living space doesn’t have to be of use during the summer only. Here in Austin, there is no reason you can’t enjoy it all year long. All you need to do to be able to enjoy […]

Go Wild By Using Stripes For Interior Design Stylishly

Stripes can be a very cool thing to add to any type of space. It doesn’t matter if it’s a large or small room, or if you’re planning on putting them on your pillows, ceiling, or wall, a striped pattern can easily add drama and visual intrigue to any interior design style. In addition to […]

Stylish Kitchen Trends And Ideas For A New Year

If you’re thinking of doing some remodeling for your home this year, the kitchen is a good place to start. For the year 2016, the emphasis is placed on simplicity and aims to produce a calm-looking kitchen at first glance but will offer various design surprises when you take a much closer look. Below are […]

Best of Houzz 2015

  Allison Jaffe of Austin, TX  Receives Best Of Houzz 2015 Award Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Rated Top-Rated Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in the United States and Around the World Austin, TX, January 19, 2015 – Allison Jaffe Interior Design LLC of Austin,TX has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Design by Houzz, the leading […]

Rockin’ the Kasbah

Some of you know that I am just back from my trip to Morocco. I spent the past week making my way around the country stopping in Casablanca, Tangiers, Rabat and Marrakech. The sights, sounds and smells were overwhelingly inspirational. Morocco is known for its vibrancy especially in tile design and installation and it was fun to […]

AIA Homes Tour 2014 Review

The other weekend, I toured the homes on the 2014 AIA Homes Tour. If you have never been on a homes tour, I highly recommend it to home owners looking to remodel or update their home. It comes as a great source of inspiration and the opportunity to see what local architects and contractors are building in the […]

Copper Love Continued

Copper is my most favorite trend I have seen in the eight plus years that I have been designing. While scrolling through a social media news feed, I stumbled upon this bathroom published by Luxe Magazine and feel head over heals in love. It was definitely the warmth and use of copper and brass accents in the room that I gravitated […]