Why Am I Writing About Home Design?

A beautiful room with a small cat peeking through drapery
            Meet Olivia. Home is where the heart is…
Home means different things to different people.

But mostly, at the beginning and the end of each day, it’s home base…even if it happens to be a hotel room.

It can also be our private oasis.
It’s a matter of well being, well lived…

The best design creates rooms that speak, in a beautifully personal way, to those who live in them.

For over a decade, I’ve been writing about home design from the viewpoint of clear reasons, not half baked old conventions. Logic is the best basis for all the designs decisions needed to create your perfect space. One that specifically suits who you are and how you want to live the life you love

There is magic in the logic of design.


These posts are written specifically to help you, help yourself to a beautiful home.


Here are a few good places to start:

*Most of the articles presented here are based on earlier published work and are referenced accordingly.


“Pretty In Pink”…The room, I meant. It was the attic of a “renovated-for-showcase” townhouse, upper east side, Manhattan. The skylight flooded the room with afternoon sun. It was like standing in Matisse’s dreams.

Cindy Bergersen, Kips Bay Show House, June, 2019

A beautiful home has many thoughtful layers. A wonderful dried arrangement can be one of many small details of a greater whole A beautiful, comfortable home has many thoughtful layers.


All Photos from Decoding Decor Archive