Nancy Sanford’s interior design BLOG

Here are my photos and musings about interior design subjects in Colorado and beyond.

Chaise Lounge and Drapery Length

    I wrote a few weeks ago about incorporating chaise lounges into the interior design of a living room...  So, when I came across this stunning chaise from Plum furniture, I couldn't wait to share.  It is so graceful in its scale and proportions.  Just...

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Not in Denver Interior Design

  There are many faces of European interior design.  Palaces to farmhouses to urban boutique hotels to pied-a-terre - its a big spectrum.   Their rustic is more complicated and their contemporary more modern and neither seen much in the States Pictured is one of...

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Visual Comfort Lighting

Visual Comfort Lighting is a company that manufactures and sells lighting.  It is my go to company for basic, any room lamps, chandeliers, sconces etc. The line is well priced and in most cases, the quality exceeds the price. Many retail stores throughout the Denver...

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Holly Hunt Studio Siren Counter Stool

  Hand it to Holly Hunt to make a bar stool that is simple and clean but not short on personality.  It is also terrifically comfortable. The continuous molded leather offers nice support. The design is slick but warm and would work in many different interior...

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Before and After Interior Design

    I find 3-d drawings so helpful when communicating my interior designs to a client. We are doing the interior design for a remodel of a condominium building.  On top above is a "before" picture and above is a rendering of what this condominium building's...

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LED sconce

    I have pictures of this beautiful sconce called the Damselfly made by Ochre, on my bulletin board in the office. I look at it often because it reminds me that well designed objects transcends style.  This sconce would look fantastic in a room of any...

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Adventures of a Chaise Lounge

  Above is a stunning chaise lounge that was designed by the late, great, French interior designer: Andree Putman.  It is sold through Ralph Pucci Galleries. Chaise Lounges are not for every home nor everybody.  The decision to put one in one's living room...

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Decorating for Spring

Springtime decorating . I   I look forward to spring colors every year.  For me, its not entirely about being warmed out of the cold, but rather my love for colors perky and fresh. However, come August I will blog of my joy of a rich and dark color palette....

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Artisitic Tile

          Canopy by Artistic Tile is my new favorite tile! A 3 dimensional, 16" x 16"  hand carved stone tile.    It reminds me of Japanese woodblock printing. In the last decade tile has gotten more intricate and can be works of art.  Great...

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Hotel Plaza Athenee, Paris

Interior designer, Jouin Manku outfitted Le bar at the Hôtel Plaza Athénée, Paris, with a canopy made from 550 yards of fabric. I especially love the color contrast of brilliant blue with pale purples.  Paris has so much design brilliance, it blows me away....

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