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...

Conversation Pieces, Volume One

We sat down with Betsy Pokorny, a longtime client of Wolfe-Rizor, and Abby Rizor to talk about their ongoing partnership. Betsy and Abby have created three homes together over the last fifteen years. Betsy’s needs have changed- from working around small children to...

Lost In Translation

Earlier this year, we offered our tips for bringing travel inspiration into your home, without making it look like an Olive Garden. Since we’ve had such a great response to these ideas, we’d love to share our tips for capturing things that inspire us when traveling...

Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing, Maybe?

"In an age when everyone is striving for authenticity, is being real always the best way to go? Not necessarily when it comes to renovation." -Abigail Rizor, Principal, Wolfe-Rizor Interiors We often have the pleasure of working with clients to renovate historic homes...

The Great Outdoors

One of the great privileges of living in Florida is our ability to enjoy outdoor spaces all year round. When our clients commission us to design their homes, we always integrate the indoors and outdoors to make the environment flow. Inside, it begins with maximizing...