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The Emerald Isle

Since my last name is Maloney (and my maiden name is Greene), I figure I pretty much have to do a blog post celebrating Irish heritage and culture…with a designer-y spin, of course.  Ireland is affectionately known by many as the Emerald Isle due to its lush, green countryside.  I often take interior design cues […]

San Francisco Apartment Revealed

It’s been a dizzying few months, but at long last, I have some exciting new project work to share with my readers…   After a year-long journey to transform this apartment in the charming Russian Hill neighborhood, I am pleased to share the end result…a much lighter, brighter space complete with custom furniture that showcases […]

Inspiration at Gump’s

I stopped in Gump’s today for some furniture inspiration and found several pieces of interest that I wanted to share with my readers. I love the mix of warm white and rich wood on this parchment and wood cabinet.  It would be great as a media cabinet in a Den or Living Room or as […]

Architecturally inspired furniture

I do a lot of work in San Francisco and since I live in the East Bay, the Bay Bridge and I have sort of a love-hate relationship.  Which is why I was excited to see the Truss chair by San Francisco furniture designer Meg O’Halloran, which was inspired by the steel reinforcements on the […]