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Staging for Resale

Every Real Estate agent understands the value of staging for resale. This can mean staging a lived-in home with existing pieces or furnishing a model apartment with all new/rented pieces in an empty… Continue reading

Office Transformation

POP QUIZ! Q: What do you do when you’re a rapidly growing startup company with tons of new employees and not a ton of money? A: Call Me. (Other possible answers- Email me,… Continue reading

Bracelet Design

I started 2015 with one of my favorite things- Jewelry. I had a sentimental necklace pendant with a labradorite stone that I never wore (it just wasn’t my style), but I always kept… Continue reading

For The Work, With Love.

In the latest issue of New York Magazine, I read an article and enjoyed it more than any other I had read in quite some time:  To The Office, With Love “What do we give… Continue reading

Farmhouse Bathroom Renovation

Our bathroom renovation project in upstate New York is nearing completion! Here’s a bit of the process: BEFORE PROCESS: ALMOST FINISHED:    

Custom Console Design

I recently designed this custom console table for a client in Houston, Texas. It’s not too frequently that I get to design a custom piece of furniture (as I know so many fantastic… Continue reading

Custom Perfection

It’s often a taken-for-granted experience to be creatively on the same page as someone else. Sometimes you may think that your words and images are portraying what you want, but then when the… Continue reading

M Monroe Design on NBC

I am beyond excited to share this: Last week the DG HQ Penthouse office by m | monroe design was used as the set for an episode of NBC’s hit show, Revolution! I realize that this… Continue reading

Roosevelt Island | Smallpox Hospital

UPDATE! I wrote the post below on April 26, 2010. Scroll down for big updates! This view from a client’s apartment, recently brought to my attention an amazing old building on Roosevelt Island.… Continue reading

NYIGF | 2014

This years NYIGF was overall about the same as last years (huge, overwhelming, and widely varied), but I definitely found a few new favorites in the mix. Here are my top picks: Pheromone… Continue reading