The Power of Good Design

Before having dinner last night, I decided to sit out on my back porch and go through the most recent issue of House Beautiful (May 2011).  Not only did the issue reveal some lovely spaces and refreshing product, but my attention was immediately grabbed by the opening letter. Newell Turner, House Beautiful’s Editor-In-Chief, couldn’t have […]

Posted at 10:40 am on April 20, 2011 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Design | Continue reading

A Gutsy Renovation!

A friend of mine, Giacomo, recently purchased his first home here in Washington, DC.  Being a wonderfully “ambitious homeowner” as many of us can be, Giac decided to renovate his Guest Bedroom himself! The challenge for Giac wasn’t the actual work itself, but that HGTV wanted to film the work for an upcoming episode of […]

Posted at 10:22 am on March 22, 2011 | 1 comment | Filed Under: Architecture, Bedrooms | Continue reading


Paul Corrie





After leaving a career in law years ago, Paul Corrie moved on to pursue his true passion, interior design.  Since then, he’s been listed among Washington’s Top “Up & Coming” Designers by Washington’s Home & Design magazine.  His style is best described as Modern Traditional.

This space is a place for Paul to share his view of design and how it shapes the world around us.