Saint-Tropez State of Mind

A French Riviera Inspired Interior Design

Summer in Seattle is the most enchanting time of year. But sadly, our summers here end in the blink of an eye, while other seasons seem to drag on. This spring especially has been on the colder side, with temperatures rarely reaching above 60 degrees Fahrenheit. It even snowed in April in the lowlands! Knowing […]

May Flowers

Stunning Flower Arrangement - Seattle Interior Design

Every flower has a personality. Which one best suits your decor?

Traditional Interior Design: An Essay

At Maison Dumar Interiors, the aesthetic focus is on translating the design movements of the 17th- through early-20th-century in ways that correspond seamlessly with contemporary lifestyles. Truthfully, this is no short span of time–it covers more than 300 years!   Those 300 years saw the American Revolution that birthed the United States; the French Revolution […]

Of Interior Design and Interior Designers

Many people seem baffled by interior design. The advent of HGTV and the DIY movement have certainly inspired many people to take an “interest” in interior design and to undertake “decorating” as a hobby. Yet while television and social media have given a highly selective view of the interior design process, the actual concept has […]