In Defense of Color

In Defense of Color

October 10, 2021

Color. It’s one of the first things we consider after the nuts and bolts of designing a space. Wall color, floor color, sofa color, what colors are in your area rug? Your tile? Your countertops? Color impacts everything and it’s an evergreen topic for design magazines, blogs, and Instagram accounts. But if color is everything and information about the where and how of it is everywhere, why are many of us so scared to use it? We’ve become accustomed to designing our houses for resale, which leaves very little room for expressing our own identity in the most personal of spaces.

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Living room with fireplace and coffee table from movie Home Again

An Ode to Nancy Meyers

September 12, 2021

Father of the Bride. That’s the first time I fell in love with an interior in a Nancy Meyers film. I had no idea it was a Nancy Meyers film, or who Nancy Meyers even was, I just knew that I loved everything about that house.

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AHR: The Origin Story

AHR: The Origin Story

August 15, 2021

Everyone has an origin story and although mine’s yet to be optioned by Marvel Universe and is disappointingly void of epic battles in the streets of New York City, I think it will give you a bit of an idea of where the store came from as well as the intention behind it.

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AHR's Guide to Glamping

AHR's Guide to Glamping

July 11, 2021

Well, let’s just go ahead and state the obvious right off the top: I’m the last person who should be doling out advice on camping, you know it, I know it, the spider I just saw in my basement knows it. But read that title again because there’s an important distinction you may have missed. Yes, there’s a “gl” where the “c” should be and that, my friends, means it’s my time to shine.

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