Today's Interior Design and Black History Month post with a spotlight on Josephine Baker will be less about interior design and more about architecture. Josephine Baker, a dancer, singer, and actress, was born in the slums of St. Louis, Missouri, in 1906. She emigrated to France at the age of 19, where she spent most of her remaining career, eventually, becoming the highest paid entertainer in France during her heyday. During this heyday, Josephine Baker lived a fanciful lif
Lately, it seems every client I talk to or home I enter is interested in mid-century modern furniture or has a piece of mid-century modern furniture on display. Mid-century modern is typically used to refer to any product or interior design or architecture that occured from 1933-1965. It is said to be organic in style and exhibit Scandinavian influences.
Not long ago, I attended an event in DC hosted by Apartment Therapy in which a panel discussed DC's obssession with all t