A Classic Deco Mirror: Investment Design Element — Alex Approved!

Every home needs mirrors. We all know they reflect light, brighten the room, make spaces appear larger, and give guests a way to quickly check their lipstick. I use lots of mirrors, but this is one of my favorites. I found it about 20 years ago, and used it over and...

A Classic Deco Mirror: Investment Design Element — Alex Approved!

Every home needs mirrors. We all know they reflect light, brighten the room, make spaces appear larger, and give guests a way to quickly check their lipstick. I use lots of mirrors, but this is one of my favorites. I found it about 20 years ago, and used it over and over in spaces where I needed a...
F-16 Pilot Retires to the Lowcountry

F-16 Pilot Retires to the Lowcountry

AFI has amazing clients, and we love creating spaces worthy of them. Recently, a retired F-16 pilot asked us to create a new space for his family in Mt. Pleasant. The house was chosen for its proximity to the East Cooper Regional Airport, where he hopes to house a...

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Back Hall Wallpaper

Back Hall Wallpaper

"Back door neighbors are best!" It's a phrase we all know. And it's true: the people we love the most are the ones who enter through the back entrance of our home. Whether that is a mudroom, the laundry, or a hallway, this space is the first and last impression we...

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Hall Bathroom Refresh

Hall Bathroom Refresh

When a dull hall bath needs an update, we often select performance papers to bring pattern and texture to the space because they have the added benefit of being scrubbable. In this bath two busy teens share the limited space. So, first we added shelves above the...

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Small Update with Big Impact

Small Update with Big Impact

An insignificant passageway is the perfect spot to use a fun wallpaper. This tiny hall connects the master suite to the foyer. Since the master bedroom has a lacquered wall in a rich green, and the foyer is a pale grey, we decided to add a geometric pattern in a small...

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