November 5, 2019

Want to make some quick home improvements before your holiday guests arrive? Here are the top 5 quick upgrade ideas our clients are asking us for this holiday season.

1. Replace your Kitchen Countertops, Sink and Faucet

If you have tile countertops, Formica, or even an u...

August 23, 2019

Considering making your dream Kitchen a reality? Hiring a Kitchen Pro can make the process smoother and less stressful than going it alone.

Maybe you’re frustrated by the grout lines of the tile countertops that came with your home or maybe the Kitchen layout has driven...

July 10, 2019

The kitchen was only 75 inches wide! I’m not kidding. That’s smaller than your average sofa.

When my clients purchased their historic home in downtown Sacramento, the 1910 house had been on the market for a long while for one reason only – potential buyers were stopped...

April 12, 2019

Only weeks after attending the World Market Furniture Show in Las Vegas, Lorain Design's Penny Lorain and Deborah Vatani returned to Las Vegas to attend the nation's largest Kitchen & Bath Show, KBIS.

This year we had one major objective at the KBIS trade show:


February 15, 2019

Lorain Design's best furniture picks of the Las Vegas World Market: convertible sofas, kitchen islands, beds with storage and USB ports, area rugs, steam punk furnishings, and removable wallpaper.

January 4, 2019

Homeowners in Davis are remodeling their kitchens and baths at unprecedented rates. Tired of outdated cabinetry, bad fluorescent lighting, chipped tile, ugly countertops and failing appliances, the demand is greater than ever. Owners are ready for something sleek and b...

November 2, 2018

More and more homeowners looking for a less stressful approach to remodeling are hiring an interior designer to manage their remodel projects as well as provide the design direction and architectural materials they will need.

Most Davis homeowners would like to remodel...

August 31, 2018

It's a familiar story for most of my clients. “When we were in our twenties, we didn't really have money to spend on furniture and decorating. When we were in our thirties and forties, we were raising kids and had to prioritize them. Then the kids went off to college a...

August 1, 2018

We make accommodations for our kids. We make accommodations for our pets. They are part of our families. So, when making design upgrades to your home, wouldn’t it be wise to make decisions that are practical for both you and your furry family members?

Here is our expert...

May 4, 2018

After 15 years as part of our successful design partnership, Jennifer May is changing her role as co-owner to work as a consultant for the company. One of the original owners of Lorain & May Design Associates, Jennifer will continue to be a valuable member of our desig...

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