Posted by Cecilia Staniec

Choosing the Right-Sized Furniture & Decor!


One question that I receive from clients over and over again is “How do I choose the right sized furniture or décor for my home?”  A great question and one that carries a lot of explanation.  Designers have rough formulas that they use to assist with their selections, but they also rely heavily on their … Continue reading

Fall for Red and Orange!


With fall upon us in a few weeks, my thoughts turn to making homes cozy for those (hopefully!) cooler days and nights.  I absolutely adore fall decorating….layering textiles, adding ambiance, introducing new colors to the home…..heavenly!  This fall I’m focusing on a myriad of glorious shades between orange and red.  From paler blush and rose … Continue reading

Hollywood Regency


Legendary designers Dorothy Draper and Williams Haines are famous for design styles that evoked Hollywood glamour and modern classical style.  Haines’ design style evolved from 1930’s Hollywood, a time when stars relied on both their talent AND their personal style to stay atop the Hollywood food chain.  Stars often entertained in their homes and their homes were … Continue reading

The New Neutrals


I’ve heard neutral design described as everything from ‘trendy’ to ‘blah’.  And over the past decade neutrals have been equated with the color beige, and beige only.  I dubbed this beige color “builder’s beige” (a.k.a. the color that builder’s paint an entire house in the hopes of attracting buyers).  Regardless of whether you feel neutral colored … Continue reading

Beach Style!


Hello all!  So excited to join the Mohawk team and publish my first post!  Looking forward to hearing from everyone and chatting up all things design. I don’t know about y’all, but about this time every year I crave a trip to the ocean…the salt water smell, warm yellow sun, complete relaxation…ahhh!  This year I just … Continue reading