AIA Homes by Architects Tour – Peek at LiLu Blog History

In 2008 we were inspired to start a LiLu interiors blog where we could share inspiring thoughts about design. It all began when Lisa attended the AIA Tour.  Lisa wrote in that first blog entry that it was exciting "that we live in a community where people are interested enough in the arts and in [...]

Design Journey

There is a great variety in the work we do as interior designers. The journey from taking an initial idea to the final result involves many steps and a variety of tasks. In designing this master bathroom remodel we started with the function and layout of the space, first sketching a new plan for the [...]

Lisa Peck Speaks at The Oklahoma Builders Summit

By Lisa Peck, ASID Last week, I spoke at The Oklahoma Builders Summit to share What's New in Interior Design Trends, What's Next in Interior Design Trends and how builders can understand and use trends to help homeowners adopt a trend in a way that's right for them. One point I stressed is the difference between [...]

Work Hard, Play Hard

by Ally Evander, Allied Member ASID We've had a busy summer here at LiLu with lots of installations, new construction underway, and beginning new projects. And we still managed to make time for celebration... New baby, birthdays, family vacations. Here's a look at the work and play that we've been up to....  

A little Biltmore in your life

By Emily Anderson, Allied Member ASID, GREEN AP A few weeks ago, my family and I visited the largest private residence in the United States - The Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. The sheer size of the home was dizzying, we were awed by room after room of exquisite opulence.  Every space was embellished with the finest millwork details, fabrics and [...]

Sustainable Furnishings: According to LiLu

Sustainable Furnishings On Monday's Peek at a Project, you were able to take a look inside of a Net-Zero Energy home that LiLu has had the opportunity to collaborate on with the homeowners, the architect and the builder.  The urban design, landscaping, site location, exterior materials, interior finishes, lighting, furniture frames and fabrics have all [...]

Coastal Inspiration

By Emily Anderson, Allied Member ASID, GREEN AP Representing the style and interior design ideas of LiLu Interiors Minneapolis, MN and Boone, NC studios