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HOW TO FIND HOME OFFICE SUCCESS

Are we living Groundhogs day? Everyday seems like the same day over and over to me. Everyone by now has needed to carve out a space in their home to find a place to get work done, if they didn’t already have an office. Are you finding home office success for your mind...

SAY GOODBYE TO THE KITCHEN WORK TRIANGLE

I do a weekly video on my Instagram called the Poetic MAD Minute, where we talk about what's on the design pulse for today's modern healthy home. I last spoke about where the principles of kitchen design is going. Since the 1940's we have been using the work triangle...

Trends 2021 Prediction: Kitchen and Bath

Hooray for ending the last chapter of 2020 and starting a new in a few weeks! Staying home so much this year - I'm sure made you wonder and start to think about what you would like to change and improve to make your life better. As a designer, I want to design...

DESIGN QUIZ: TO DEFINE YOUR MODERN PERSONALITY

Are you a modernist BUT you find it challenging to describe and define what type of modernist you are? Modern design employs a sense of simplicity, clean and crisp lines and refers to a home that is absent of clutter. However,...

KITCHEN MEMOIRS DURING THE QUARANTINE

One of my clients renovated their kitchen about three years ago. I asked her how her family is holding up during the Quarantine and if the kitchen/family room has helped them thru it? I LOVE what she said: “Turning our outdated Colonial into a more modern, open floor...

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5 WAYS TO SPARK INNOVATION FROM YOUR HOME OFFICE

1. BRAIN GAMES: put a few selected items that inspire you on your desk. It ignites your brain to get to work. I was watching Shark Tank and was impressed by this toy. It helps to reduce stress and anxiety called the Fidgetland Noah - As Seen on Shark Tank. Its a...

Happy 2020!

2019 brought challenges and successes! To clients, editors, vendors and friends - THANK YOU SO MUCH for continuing to motivate me to be a better designer and entrepreneur. What a decade, I worked day and night to get Michele Alfano Design off the ground and I am proud...

Is there fear of the Smart Home?

What is a Smart Home? By definition it is a home equipped with lighting, heating, and electronic devices that can be controlled remotely by phone or computer. At the recent Kitchen and Bath Industry show (KBIS), Kitchen and bath appliances for the home were featured...

DESIGNHOUNDSKBIS 2019 DESIGN TRENDS

I recently went to the KBIS  (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) as an invited MODENUS #DesignhoundsKBIS Influencer. KBIS has gotten bigger and bigger each year….it featured 600 vendors at the Las Vegas Convention Center this past February.  KBIS is THE kitchen and Bath...

HOW TO FIND HOME OFFICE SUCCESS

Are we living Groundhogs day? Everyday seems like the same day over and over to me. Everyone by now has needed to carve out a space in their home to find a place to get work done, if they didn’t already have an office. Are you finding home office success for your mind...

SAY GOODBYE TO THE KITCHEN WORK TRIANGLE

I do a weekly video on my Instagram called the Poetic MAD Minute, where we talk about what's on the design pulse for today's modern healthy home. I last spoke about where the principles of kitchen design is going. Since the 1940's we have been using the work triangle...

Trends 2021 Prediction: Kitchen and Bath

Hooray for ending the last chapter of 2020 and starting a new in a few weeks! Staying home so much this year - I'm sure made you wonder and start to think about what you would like to change and improve to make your life better. As a designer, I want to design...

DESIGN QUIZ: TO DEFINE YOUR MODERN PERSONALITY

Are you a modernist BUT you find it challenging to describe and define what type of modernist you are? Modern design employs a sense of simplicity, clean and crisp lines and refers to a home that is absent of clutter. However,...

KITCHEN MEMOIRS DURING THE QUARANTINE

One of my clients renovated their kitchen about three years ago. I asked her how her family is holding up during the Quarantine and if the kitchen/family room has helped them thru it? I LOVE what she said: “Turning our outdated Colonial into a more modern, open floor...

5 WAYS TO SPARK INNOVATION FROM YOUR HOME OFFICE

1. BRAIN GAMES: put a few selected items that inspire you on your desk. It ignites your brain to get to work. I was watching Shark Tank and was impressed by this toy. It helps to reduce stress and anxiety called the Fidgetland Noah - As Seen on Shark Tank. Its a...

Happy 2020!

2019 brought challenges and successes! To clients, editors, vendors and friends - THANK YOU SO MUCH for continuing to motivate me to be a better designer and entrepreneur. What a decade, I worked day and night to get Michele Alfano Design off the ground and I am proud...

Is there fear of the Smart Home?

What is a Smart Home? By definition it is a home equipped with lighting, heating, and electronic devices that can be controlled remotely by phone or computer. At the recent Kitchen and Bath Industry show (KBIS), Kitchen and bath appliances for the home were featured...

DESIGNHOUNDSKBIS 2019 DESIGN TRENDS

I recently went to the KBIS  (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) as an invited MODENUS #DesignhoundsKBIS Influencer. KBIS has gotten bigger and bigger each year….it featured 600 vendors at the Las Vegas Convention Center this past February.  KBIS is THE kitchen and Bath...