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How to take care of leather

For Stubborn Spots and Stains: Vacuum to remove loose soil. Use a mild solution of soap and water. Apply the solution to a clean wet sponge and wash, then rinse well. Let air dry naturally. Always try the cleaning method in a hidden area first to be sure of the results. Clean the entire area […]

Trade Day

We recognize that your time is valuable. In order to work as efficiently as possible we have what we call “trade day”. This is the day where we are taking on-site measurements, filming and photographing every angle and reviewing any open final criteria. We’re also photographing and measuring any of our client’s furniture that will […]

How we charge

We know what works best for certain clients may not work well for others, therefore we offer two options as to how we charge. Depending on the project, we will either charge a flat design fee or an hourly fee. There are many factors involved in making this decision – here’s a brief summary of […]

THE MOST CHIC: FIORI INTERIOR DESIGN

We are grateful to The Most Chic for choosing to add Fiori Interior Design to their list of “chic” Interior Design firms! How chic! “When we live in a beautifully designed home our environments give back to us tenfold.” Fast Facts From Wyckoff, NJ Seen in…Bergen County Interior Designers – Home Design Ideas and Picturesthird time’s […]

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Harvey Cedars, New Jersey Beach House

Harvey Cedars, New Jersey Beach House I have a habit of redesigning homes in my head.  So when my good friend, who happens to be a realtor, showed me this amazing home on Long Beach Island in Harvey Cedars, these images appeared in my head. Starting with the dining area, I envisioned a classic round Saarinen tulip table surrounded by […]

HOW WE WORK: After the in-home consultation

Once the agreement is reviewed and signed, we collect a retainer – this fee is a percentage – based on the overall scope of work. (as outlined in the agreement)Included in the agreement are future meeting dates based on both our client’s and our availability. This allows us all to plan our calendars while setting […]

How we work: Our Initial Consultation

I’m always asked how we work so, of course, I thought this could be the perfect opportunity for a blog post. It’s always starts with a phone call.   After a 10 – 20 conversation and we like what each other has to say, we’ll schedule an in-home 1.5 hour to 2 hour consultation. This […]

Quality over Quantity

I faithfully read the Wall Street Journal.   Surprisingly (or NOT…)  I typically don’t read the financial section but a bold headline in a recent wealth management report caught my eye. It read… “The Best Financial Advice I Ever Got”..  Manisha Thakor, VP of Financial well-being at wealth-management firm Brighton Jones quoted her grandfather who said: “buy few, but […]

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How does your home tell your story?

Several weeks ago we spent the weekend  in Philadelphia.  The hotel’s restaurant, The Urban Farmer,  has such a cool vibe that I had to check out its back story.  “The Urban Farmer backdrop is warm and elegant, yet quaint and rustic visually telling the life-story of the hardworking, country farmer who marries the cosmopolitan art-collector. The result is […]