Work In Progress – Country House – Tuscany, Italy

I was recently hired by the very talented architect Domenico Minchilli to work on the interiors for a home in the Chianti region of Tuscany, Italy.

Words cannot adequately express how excited I am about this project.

Chianti, Tuscany

Chianti, Tuscany

We have a mid/late Spring deadline.

One of the bathrooms post demolition.

One of the bathrooms post demolition.

Early on, I started to pull images for an inspiration board on Pinterest. Some of the images came from books in my library, photos from my travels, or from my favorite websites. Originally, I had over sixty-five images. It was a great visual tool and helped me see the big picture. I kept that version of the board private so I could show Domenico what I was thinking.

Once I had a clearer idea of what the client wanted/needed for their home, I put together a mood board in Photoshop for each room. There has to be a separate post about Photoshop… DRAMA.

Fabric for sofas and chairs.

Fabric for sofas and chairs.

I had written a much longer post but deleted it. It was way too sappy.

However, I will say I’m thrilled to be working with such an incredible group of people and that 2013 is off to a great start.

  1. Very awesome. Good luck and keep us posted on your progress! Can’t wait to see the finished project. I want your future coffee table book, and I want a signed copy!!!

  2. THIS IS FABULOUS!!!!! I am very excited for you!!!

  3. tracie p said:

    wow, great news! so glad this new direction is going so well!

    • Being the oldest intern the world is paying off.

      Hope all is well with you in Austin! x

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