mr.steam: Infusing Luxury, Serenity & Well-Being in Each Shower

Carmen NatschkeInteriors by Design

mrsteam

After a whirlwind tour of New Orleans with the BlogtourNOLA team and two jam-packed days running around the design behemoth that is High Point Market, all I could think about was how much I wish I had a mr. steam steam spa equipped bath at home. My body was aching, I was depleted and exhausted – and my mind kept … Read More

BLANCO: ALTA Compact Pull-Out with Dual Spray

Carmen NatschkeShowroom Style, To the Trade: Design Shows & Events

BLANCO ALTA white Faucet Kitchen setting | The Decorating Diva, LLC

I’ve been a design fan of BLANCO sinks, faucets and surfaces since my first encounter with them at the 2009 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, and I was delighted to get my first in-person look at their new ALTA compact pull-out with dual spray faucet while attending the “Kitchens Unmasked” event hosted at Nordic Kitchens and Baths showroom in Metairie, … Read More

Poggenpohl: Modern Sensibility & Refined Elegance in Kitchen Design

Carmen NatschkeShowroom Style

Kitchen and Bath Industry Show 2013 KBIS New Orleans (220)

Elegant materials, striking symmetry, and enriching visual interest are hallmarks of the Poggenpohl craftsmanship. Beautiful Poggenpohl cabinetry on display at Nordic Kitchens and Baths showroom in Metairie, LA. As long-time readers know, I adore Poggenpohl designs, and the one pictured above is one of my personal favorites – one that I spotted in London a few years ago.

Silestone: Making it Right in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Carmen NatschkeMISC Style Files

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One of several homes in New Orleans’ Lower 9th ward designed by world-renowned architects participating in Brad Pitt’s “Make it Right” program. Spanish surface materials company Cosentino has provided their Silestone product for kitchen and bath counters for the homes in the Make it Right program. Happy homeowner welcoming the Blogtour New Orleans team into her home. Thanks to Make … Read More

Du Verre: Sculpted Hardware That Inspires

Carmen NatschkeSpotlight: Decor & Furniture

duverre hardware drawer

Artistically designed, finished by hand and eco-friendly, Du Verre Hardware elements command attention and make a striking and unique addition to your kitchen and bath. Stunning jewelry to adorn kitchen and bath cabinets from traditional to contemporary. Thinking outside the box – love the use of this Du Verre hardware element as a decorative hook.