Great news here at AGD. The house in Tuscany is almost done and I’ve signed two new clients. For one project, I’m helping my client redo his terrace. The other project also includes working on a terrace and collaborating with my client to furnish her new apartment. Both apartments are in Trastevere. One thing I … Continue reading Work In Progress – Trastevere – Rome, Italy
What a week. Just when you think Italian politics couldn’t be more confusing or bizarre, they are. I have no idea what is going to happen now. Maybe we’ll have new elections. The Pope said good-bye yesterday. The city is packed with tourists who came to see him for the last time. Cardinals are flying … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Shower – Monteverdi, Tuscany
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. We have a mid/late Spring deadline. Early on, I started to pull images for an inspiration board on … Continue reading Work In Progress – Country House – Tuscany, Italy
I was at a Rome Bloggers meet up a few months ago and one of my fellow bloggers told me she missed my old blog. My former blog was more personal and a bit all over the place. One day I would write about politics , or my friend’s big Italian wedding, and the next … Continue reading What Is The Purpose Of A Blog Now?
Last week I was hired to decorate an apartment in Rome. This is my first project in Italy. I’m excited but also a little terrified. Now I must speak and work in Italian. While many vendors speak English, there are quite a few people I’m working with on this apartment, like the contractor, who do … Continue reading Work In Progress – Prati Apartment – Rome, Italy
“Soon Come.” This Caribbean expression is very similar to the Italian word, domani. Technically, domani means tomorrow, but in Italy it could mean months or years from now. The concept of time is very different. Soon come is the same thing. “When is your tio (uncle) visiting from the States?” “Soon come.” When I was a … Continue reading Work In Progress – Beach House – Anguilla, British West Indies