Geometry at NeoCon

This year at Neocon, we noticed a lot of geometric patterns. Why are they so popular? We see these shapes in nature even if we don’t realize it. We found them in furniture, on fabrics, and even in the bathroom sink! Current trends blend the use of color and shape to create a stunning display. Take […]

2014 las vegas design market trends

Modern, Retro, Vintage. . . Are you drawn to more than one style when choosing furniture? Mixing and matching various textures livens up a space! Don’t worry about adhering to one. There were three new trends that caught our eye at the Las Vegas Design Market this January. Keep reading to find out more about […]

Stonepeak Factory Tour

In an industry that utilizes tile on a consistent basis, it’s easy to forget that there is a very detailed process behind its creation. How a tile is produced determines, not only its sustainability characteristics, but its quality and functionality for the end user. Amanda Palmer with American Tile offered me the amazing opportunity to […]

tarrytown transformation: before & after

Our last post, 3d movies, 3d tvs, 3d design!, featured a beautiful house in Tarrytown that needed a little help becoming a home to its new owners. Using 3D technology [and the Clients’ admirable style], our Designers were able to transform the kitchen from a rustic and impractical room to a sleek and sensible utopia. […]

it’s all in the details

The success of the Parade of Homes residence can be largely contributed to consistent attention to detail. Every material was thought through for function and aesthetics – no surface was an afterthought. No matter what type of project, we do our best to utilize those techniques faithfully. Here are some of our favorite examples: What are some […]

embracing change in today’s workplace

As Registered Interior Designers (RID), we are required to participate in Continuing Education Program Hours (CEPH) pertinent to the health, safety, and welfare of the public.  Fortunately for designers, many companies are working hard to present us with exciting, new program options.  These days, it’s relatively easy to sign up for interesting, relevant, and fun […]

“SoCo” living with skyline views

Happy New Year! This week we’re kicking off 2011 by reflecting back on one of our favorite  multi-family projects, Crescent Austin, a development by Riverside Resources completed back in 2008. Recent award recognition from the Building of America Network has brought back fond memories of PPDS’ collaboration with Kelly Grossman Architects, LLC to design this hip 169 Unit luxury apartment project.  […]

design your perfect holiday

It’s our job (and passion) to keep things fresh, and the holidays are no exception. We love any opportunity to change up the mundane, and we thought we would share some of our favorite holiday decorating ideas with you: To see more from Deborah Main Designs click here and to see more from Crate & […]

the joy of travel

As designers, we are always on a quest for inspiration and a fresh approach to our field. What better way to spark your creativity than through exploring new cities with a camera in hand? Design inspiration can be found in all aspects travel, old and new, including (but certainly not limited to) the food, the locals, the […]

Thanks to our Partners for the 2010 Parade of Homes!

Don’t forget! This is the final weekend of the 2010 Parade of Homes in Rough Hollow Lakeway! We would like to send a special “Thank You” to our many partners who made this project possible. Scroll down for  images of their contributions to our award-winning project!