Colormix 2012: Blues, Greens, Neutrals & Reds…Oh My!


Colormix 2012:  Blues, Greens, Neutrals & Reds…Oh My! Yesterday, the Robert Allen / Beacon Hill showroom in the Dallas Design Center hosted the Sherwin-Williams Colormix Two-Thousand-Twelve!  It was stated to be “an elemental journey for interior designers.”  Colormix 2012 was presented by Ashlynn Bourque with Sherwin-Williams here in Dallas and guest speaker, Jackie Jordan, Director … Continue reading

LEED-ing Us to Design Green!


LEED-ing Us to Design Green! In the previous blog, “Blue & Improved: The RSVP Design Services Workplace”, The Colonnade building was mentioned as a LEED Platinum certified building.  You may ask, what is LEED certification?  According to the U.S. Green Building Council Website, “LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an internationally-recognized green … Continue reading

Blue and Improved: The RSVP Design Services Workplace!


Blue and Improved: The RSVP Design Services Workplace! We finally have pictures of our new office thanks to Dan Piassick Photography!  We moved in March 2011 to The Colonnade, located at Dallas North Tollway and Arapaho Road in Addison, which is just down the road from our old office. The Colonnade is a Platinum LEED … Continue reading

Using Nature as a Guide to Better Design!


Using Nature as a Guide to Better Design!   Nature is full of fantastic models of how we should design and use different elements provided by Mother Nature, herself! A biologist once said, ‘Life creates conditions conducive to life.”  Meaning that life creates an environment suited for life and we constantly are taking this for … Continue reading

“Custom is Never on Sale!” Factory Made vs .Custom Designed Products!


The Pros & Cons of Custom Made vs. Factory Made Products in Interior Design and Related Industries! The constant battle between custom made and factory made will always be a factor in the interior design business and other related industries.  Although, many factors to come into play when deciding to use custom pieces or factory … Continue reading