Author archives: stylegirl

KBIS and IBS 2017

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For over 50 years, KBIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show), the nation’s largest kitchen and bath industry show, has been showcasing the latest awe-inspiring and innovative industry products, trends and technologies. At KBIS, which took place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., more than 500 leading brands and 100 new companies in the [...]

WestEdge Design Fair 2016

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With 2017 just around the corner, we’re reflecting on some of the design shows we attended in 2016 and the impressive and inspiring works we encountered. One of the most memorable ones was the one right in our city – WestEdge Design Fair 2016, which ran from Nov. 3 to 6 at the Santa Monica Barker Hangar. Designers and guests blended together in a casua[...]

Tie Dye is To Die For

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Many of you might have noticed that the tie dye trend is back on the runways, however it has entered the interior design realm too. Far from the far out, summer of love, traditional tie dye trend, the new tie dye is all about modern, monochromatic style. Companies like Full Moon Loom make tie dye sophisticated with their gorgeous, handmade tapestry which can[...]

Redefining The Country Kitchen

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Right down to the cornices and grooved pilasters of the cabinetry, country kitchens always conjure nostalgic feelings. The warm wood finishes, open sideboard units for baskets and bottles, and glass doors with top light sash bars evoke a feeling that is naturally simple, yet always cozy. Creating a snug, country house ambiance with a high standard of detail,[...]

Natural Handmade Aireloom Matresses

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California is beginning to see the start of a trend in natural, eco-friendly bamboo bedding with one of the most prestigious bedding brands, Aireloom®, now making these bamboo mattresses.  Known by many in Hollywood, Aireloom beds are America’s only naturally influenced luxury handcrafted mattresses. The Aireloom Natural Hybrid, part of the Ultimate Comfo[...]

Beautiful Stone Outdoor Benches

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An indispensable element for enjoying the garden on a particularly splendid day, the garden bench has been given an extra dose of style. Now in an array of different designs and intriguing natural materials like basalt, travertine and even sustainable hardwood – a good bench can transform any area from drab to fab. Here are a few benches from boutique d[...]

New Rain Showers By MGS

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MGS has brought new meaning to the term liquid assets! These stunning new Rain Showers are composed of 100% solid stainless steel which pairs luxury with cutting-edge technology. These showers bring modern style to a typically traditional fixture, with an exposed shower system which are available with a round or square rain canopy and feature a thermostatic[...]

Sustainable Interior Design

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In today's design world, your average Interior Designer or Homeowner has heard a thing or two about sustainability, whether it be through news coverage of global warming or whether it is through personal research of sustainable products and practices that will also save them money. The fact of the mater is that the United States is moving towards universal s[...]

LEED Gold-Designed Green Restaurant

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Green Furnishings Abound at the Washington D.C.- based Founding Farmers Restaurant Founding Farmers is the first LEED Gold-designed and Certified Green Restaurant to open in the United States Capital, located just two blocks from the White House. This restaurant gives new meaning to eco-friendly eating with sustainable agriculture at the heart of its menu t[...]

Quixote Winery

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Fine wine and architecture make for a nice pairing. Where to find it? Quixote Winery in Napa Valley, California. I recently had the opportunity to attend a tasting here and truly enjoyed their signature “screw cap” Petite Syrah. It seems most everyone does, including the staff at Food and Wine magazine who rated Quixote one of the twenty best new wineries in[...]