Anatomy of a Lounge 101

The basic purpose of a lounge is to invite your presence for comfort or intentional interaction. We are all exposed to lounge design every day.  Hotel lobbies, office waiting areas, TV sitcoms, bars and restaurants… the list goes on.  Ever wonder why some lounges are warm, comfortable and inviting… and others are just cold and […]

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A Reflection on Trends and Themes

Window Shopping for Design Inspiration: A reflection of trends and themes. New York is a city built for walking. There is always something new to see. I love walking Fifth Avenue and window shopping, especially in the fall. One can actually see trends and themes emerging. Visual merchandising and window displays and event and exhibit […]

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Welcome to the New DesignDawgs!

Welcome to the new DesignDawgs! If you’ve been following DesignDawgs since 2006, first of all Thank You! If you are just joining us, Welcome! It’s a place where we can let our ideas run free and find inspiration from each other. It’s funny, even today, with all the internet apps and sites, I still have […]

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Design Basics in Palm Desert

Sometimes, a great event is all about a beautifully prepared and presented dinner. In this instance, a long dining table makes a very unique, elegant configuration. Yet, easy as it sounds, it is not without its challenges, the biggest one being the fact that typical banquet tables are not wide enough to accommodate full place […]

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