Las Vegas Market 2018

It is that time of year again, when PPDS travels to the Sin City to attend Las Vegas Market.  This year Laura, Ashley and Ellie made the pilgrimage with a mission to spot the up-and-coming furniture trends of Hospitality Design.  For those of you who do not know, the Las Vegas Market consists of 42 […]

The Science of Light Design – Often Overlooked

As a designer in the commercial industry there are a multitude of elements we have to keep in mind that are important to the function of a space. One thing that comes in to play is the lighting of a space and how it affects the productivity, concentration and mood of those occupying it. For […]

Artex – Italian Crafts & Accents

I had the privilege of being invited to participate in this year’s Firenza Fiera Italian Crafts & Accents show in Florence, Italy. The group of U.S. Buyers represented Florida, California, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Texas. There were fourteen people total representing boutique shops, architecture and interior design firms. Our obligation of attending was to meet with […]

qubique – next generation trade show – furniture/design

Travel evokes creativity and promotes fresh new ideas. On my recent trip to Germany I visited a design trade show, Qubique, and thought I would share some of the innovative ideas I experienced! From left to right, top to bottom: 1. A tree planted in a Fiat 500 to emphasize the consistency of design, sustainability and […]

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. […]

organically L.E.D.

Everything seems to be under the sea or in the sky with these organic LED light fixtures I discovered during a recent trip to Europe! (Left to right, from top to bottom) 1. Softly colored purple orbs are playful and beautiful. 2. Cloud-like fixtures create in an indoor skyscape. 3. An indoor grassy experience is complimented by fragmented light fixtures. […]

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 & […]