Monthly Archives: May 2014

A Few Minutes of Glenn Gissler Reality TV!

On moving day, five guys and a 27 foot moving truck arrived in Connecticut at my new very old house with a lot of stuff! My friends Steve Gross & Sue Daley captured the spirit of the day in a … Continue reading

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Please STOP The Construction!

I really enjoy projects that involve construction. From the very beginning of my career a significant amount of my work has involved alterations, major renovations, or entirely new construction. I find the process, the opportunities, and the challenges invigorating! In … Continue reading

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UPDATE: The Wood Floors Look Fantastic!

You may remember a blog post I wrote a few weeks ago about the refinishing of the floors in my new very old house in Litchfield County, Connecticut. The work is finished, and I am thrilled with the results…

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Ai Weiwei took my breath away!

Ai Weiwei is an artist.  Born in 1957, he currently resides and works in Beijing. _________ This innocuous biography is all that is listed on the artist’s website, along with a simple link to a Wikipedia biography; however even the information … Continue reading

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The Issue of Scale – One Approach

Interior designers are often asked for tips on how to handle issues of scale. Getting the scale and proportions right is often not obvious or necessarily easy; and the messages can be confusing. “Should you use large furniture in a small … Continue reading

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My First (Ever!) Visit to Home Depot

Now that I have dealt with the floors at my house, my next task was to venture into what for me is uncharted territory – the big box world of  HOME DEPOT! I need a lot of stuff and wanted … Continue reading

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