Weekend makeover 週末小整型

This is a family room makeover. Because the owner doesn’t want to change the wall color and so here is the design proposal I have for her. A casual family room with a little bit fine touch. Let’s wait and see how great will it turn out to be! (picture showing here is just a … Continue reading

Transforming a cold basement 親子地下室改造

This is a design consulting project to transfer a dark and cold basement to a warm and colorful craft and fun room! I received updates from the owner and I am really happy to see the Soave is getting there! 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, 之後陸續收到她寄來的進度照片,真替她們開心!

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

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 magnetic board under $60

While looking at kids’ study room at 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) next, we went to Homedepot to cut a metal sheet ($24) into the same size. Ta- da!! A great … Continue reading

Dressing up the house at Fairfax 裝扮妻子的夢想家

I have been extremely busy since last September.  I’ve been hired to help a family to furnish their big, rather empty house in Fairfax, VA.  For this project, I primarily designed custom cabinets, hand-picked furniture, and planned wall finishes Today (1/30/2013), I was especially satisfied seeing the project finally came together!  The family has many items that they treasure, I was … Continue reading