What a Couch Says About a Room – Furniture Selection Tips

Some interior designers in Winter Park will design an entire room, or even an entire home around a couch. They’ll use it as their center stage, the piece that everything else will be tied to in order to create a desired look. There’s a lot to say about that. You could...

New American Barn Style: How Shell Homes Stand Out

We’ve all seen them- the suburbs where every home looks the same. You might even wonder how anyone could tell their home apart without the number on their mailbox. In fact, interior designers might be the only way to set them apart.  Though these types of...

Interior Design Concept Development

What is an Interior Design Concept? An interior design concept is the central theme that all the design elements are focused upon. It exists as an idea first and is brought to reality through careful planning. At its best, an interior design concept is a visual theme...

Wall Décor Tips & Ideas

Wall decor is usually not a priority when decorating a house. Most people focus on the ground up: furniture, counters, shelves and then wall décor. This is an ‘okay approach’ to home decorating but a good interior designer doesn’t neglect the walls and keeps the walls...

Interior Design in Winter Park

Our homes are an extension of ourselves – where we create memories, where we host parties, where we celebrate our most important holidays. The way we decorate our home says a lot about who we are. In fact, it’s been proven that home décor and interior design affects...

An Interview with Hattie Wolfe. Part 1: How it all Began

This month, we have a very special treat for you! We sat down with a Winter Park legend, Wolfe-Rizor principal Hattie Wolfe. Back in the 1960’s she owned the Hattie’s clothing stores in Orlando and Winter Park before joining her daughter Abby Rizor to found...

The Latest from Wolfe-Rizor… A Winter Park Spec Home Success

We always enjoy partnering with local builders to create spec homes. If you're wondering what that is, it's when a builder buys a piece of land and designs and builds a home without a buyer, then markets the home for sale. Our longtime partner Builder Darryl Hall with...

Save your Summer Memories: Elegant Ways to Display Family Photos

We hope you had a summer full of travel, adventure, sunshine and happy times spent with family. Now that the kids are back in school, you might have a bit more free time to focus on design projects at home. It’s a great time to think about preserving and displaying...

Conversation Pieces, Volume Two

The dialogue continues between Abigail Rizor and her longtime client Betsy Pokorny, at the Winter Park home that they recently collaborated in creating. After fifteen years together, they tend to finish one another’s sentences, and their conversation reveals a lot...