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    烘 [ home ], the house where one's family lives. The word "烘" is not the word for "home" in Chinese (家 is the correct Chinese character). But the pronunciation of "烘" in Chinese is similar to "home" in English , and if you look at each part of this Chinese character, you will find it very interesting. "火" on the left side means: fire, and "共" on the right side means: sharing or together. When putting both parts together, it means to share warmth together. I believe that is what a home should be. Home is not only a house where one's family lives but also where family shares warmth, laughter and tears together. This is the mission of my interior design. I like to do home design. I like to make each home where families can share love together.

Transforming a cold basement ~ 地下室改造

This is a design consulting project to transfer a dark and cold basement to a warm and colorful craft and fun room! 這是一個改造地下室的案子,屋主希望能變成她跟女兒的小小美勞工作室

Oh ~ the good old days…..

Seeing young friends’ college life pictures on FB, I miss my old days in architecture studios! The Interior Architecture program of University of Oregon  has always been great! Even decade ago, we had enough support and  facility from school. I remember those time in the computer lab, friends and I stayed there days and nights … Continue reading

Big house, little budget? No problem!!花小錢也能裝潢大房子?沒問題!

I am currently working on a project located at Rancho Cucamonga, CA. This is another online design consulting project, referred by one of my previous client (thanks!). It’s a 4,500 SQ FT house with 5 beds and 6 baths. A fairly new house with tons of space! However, the young couple has little budget after buying … Continue reading

Preschool worship stage design -兒童小劇場設計

This is my very first stage design project. A small preschool room stage at Cherrydale Baptist Church, Arlington, VA.  We finally get it done!  YAHWEH! Thanks to Lori and the artist who did a great drop on the background, better than the original idea we had! I also repainted the little white board, looks chic … Continue reading

Amazing house, 神妙美屋

Recently, a lovely couple bought their first single family house in Irvine, CA. I am honored to design their new home. This is another over the internet design consulting project. I found myself enjoying this type of design consultation more and more. By using email to exchange photos, space measurement, and using FaceTime /Skype for … Continue reading

Little try for the little cafe

This is a commercial project that I am currently working on. My task was to design the color scheme for the restaurant and pick the right furniture for the restaurant within the owner’s limited budget. Click here for more photos

Great house with beautiful view, but.. 美景豪宅的設計諮詢

The owner moved into this house in the summer , 2012. The house was built in 1971, a flat with beautiful sunset view at Turtle Rock community, CA . The owner had spent quite a lot of money on replacing floor, repainting the wall and remodeling the kitchen. But they feel there’s something missing. The … Continue reading

Great magnetic board under $60

While looking at the kids’ study room of my friend’s house, I proposed to add something on the bare wall to match with the feeling of the existing room. First, we bought a picture frame from IKEA (VIRSERUN, $29.99) and then we went to Homedepot to cut a metal sheet ($24) into the same size. Ta- da!! … Continue reading

Kitchen renovation under $20,000

This is a small kitchen renovation project at Irvine, CA. The owner spent less than $20,000 for the entire project. We did this over phones and internet ! :)) see moe photos here 這是一個透過網路與電話進行設計諮詢的案子, 屋主全部更新整個廚房只花了$20,000 , 結果果真令人滿意! 由此看更多照片

The Rustic & Refined updated 第二階段改造

The owner of the house decided to build the TV shelf and window seat at their master bed room. Finally, we get to see how it turn out to be in four weeks! Stay tune~ see more about this project from here 這個是粗曠中的精致同一個屋主,他們終於決定換掉之前現成的家具改為更溫馨休閒風格的電視櫃與窗戶旁座椅, 結果請拭目以待!

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