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Upholstery Trends For 2018 & A Look Back At 2017

So truth be told, I actually loathe trends. I personally value quality and longevity. That being said, who doesn't love a trend report? I, therefore,…


New Chair in the Kristin Drohan Collection

Sometimes the stars align when the prototype turns out better than the concept rendering and sometimes....not so much.  In this case, I love…


The Reveal Kitchen Before and After

I still have a couple little tweaks but for the most part the kitchen is done.  We are loving the new island already.  Here is what we…


My New Kitchen Island

Okay, so long time no post..what's new.  Along with all the normal stuff (kids back to school, work, etc), I have been working on re doing my kitchen…


My Favorite New Furniture Pieces

We have a lot of new pieces at the Kristin Drohan Collection that I wanted to share with you. Chuck Chesterfield Chaz Chesterfield


One Kings Lane Sale Starts Today

Our huge One Kings Lane Sale starts today.  Check it out we have a ton of new pieces.    


The Wacky, Wild and Wonderful of High Point Spring 2012

I'm just returning from High Point market and had a nice time.  It was relaxing and fun.  I think it was the first time my friend,…


One Kings Lane and Kristin Drohan Collection Sale Starts tom at 11 am

The culmination of seven months of work comes to fruition.  I'm very excited for tomorrow's sale at 11am.  It ends on Tuesday…


Twelve Chairs Boston to Launch Kristin Drohan Collection

I'm very to excited to announce that this fabulous store and interior design studio, Twleve Chairs Boston will be carrying the Kristin…


Design Success University

This week I did a seminar with Gail Doby, the owner of Design Success University.   I have to tell you I'm overwhelmed with all the…


NKBA 2011 Finalists Kitchen Porn

Before I get to the finalists, I'd like to thank a couple bloggers for featuring my work. First is Nan, at Playful Decor, who blogs about…


New Phillip Jeffries Wallcoverings

Even though we have had tons of snow this winter, Spring is in the air.  Maybe not in the weather, but in the design world.  This…


New Philip Gorrivan for Highland Court and thanks to Design Shuffle!

I'm headed to the airport in a couple of hours for a short little trip to NYC, so I thought I'd quickly finish up this blog post.…


Would You Have the Guts to do THIS?

Recently, I started an entire house gut job for a client.  It is an adorable Cape that is getting a complete overhaul.  New kitchen,…


My Shelter Pop Interview on Providing Free Design Advice

 Recently, I was interviewed by, Shelterpop which is AOL living.  You can read the article here.  The topic was providing free…


Pantone Color of the 2011: Honeysuckle

Pantone has named Honeysuckle the color for 2011.  Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director for Pantone cites the need for something uplifting as…


My Favorite Things: Designers What are Yours?

In the latest issue of House Beautiful, they feature both the Editor, Stephen Drucker and several other renowned designer's favorite…


Eco Friendly Kitchen and Bath Products

Okay, so long time no post.  What can I tell ya.  I took a little sabbatical.  Not at Cirque Lodge or anything.  I was on…


Minutes Matter Before and After

Some of the designers that read my blog have asked what software program I use for my renderings.  I have even had calls in regards to the…


HGTV Green Home

Before I get to the HGTV Green home, I need to thank Nicole Haddad from New York Spaces for the article on the Kristin Drohan Collection on the…


High Point Update Sping 2010

I'm back after a long week launching my furniture line at High Point market while trying to still be a buyer and shop my current accounts.…


Lack of Posts

I first must apologize for the lack of recent and regular posts.  It has been bat crap nutters in my life lately both personally and…


Kitchen Style 2010

Recently, the I received the 2010 kitchen style report in my Profiles magazine from the National Kitchen and Bath Assc.  Every year they survey…


What's Next After the Style Evaluation?

Sorry for the lack of recent posts.  I've been swamped with a couple new projects.  When I'm in the beginning stages of a…


What's Your Style?

Last week I had a long "to do" list.  I had lots of client orders to place, two big presentations, a new client meeting, and my…


Where do the extra guests sleep?

Are you gearing up for visitor's arrival in the next few days?  I know I am.  This is the first house I've lived in since…


Free Advice Friday...How to Pick Good Upholstery

 I so often get asked why one sofa is $995 and another $3500.  Well there is a reason.  Fortunately, I will be able to…


Hickory Chair University..More Evidence of Blue

It has been so crazy lately.  I'm still recovering from my trip last week to Northern Va and North Carolina.  I have tons to…


High Lights continued...

In addition, to the Gray and Orange combo there were a lot of neutrals.  Out of the sea of neutrals I saw a "new" Blue…


High Point Highlights 1 & Margaret Russell signed Elle Decor Book Give Away

Well, I'm back.  It has been quite the trip.  After spending Sunday through Wednesday at High Point, I then headed to Northern…


Gearing Up for High Point Market

I can't believe it is time again for our semi-annual buying trip to High Point, NC in a couple of weeks.   I received my buyers pass…


The O List from O Magazine

So, I got my new O Mag in the mail the other day and inside was the O List for September. This is a list of things that Oprah considers "just…


New Home Decor Magazine

With the demise of many shelter magazines in recent times, Fresh Home is a new quarterly whose second issue lands on the stands tomorrow. This…


Highlights from Highpoint Part 2

Additional Color Palettes Dusty Shell Pink and Purple were also colors I saw at market.  In order to keep the Dusty Pink from being tooooo…


Highlights from Highpoint, NC Buyers Market Spring 09 Part 1

International Home Furnishings Center   I have just returned from Highpoint, NC for the semi-annual buyers market for the home…