Nick Olsen


Domino’s Spring Issue is Here and it’s All About Color!

The new, Spring issue of Domino is here! Have you had a chance to check it out? I just got my hands on a copy and have to say that it is really good! The issue is all about color and provided lots of inspiration for me because I am redecorating (!) and am working with a much bolder color palette which I am excited about. Can’t wait to share more on that!  In the meantime, here’s a peek at two of my favorite stories from Domino’s latest issue which both happen to be projects designed by very talented friends …

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Nick Olsen Collaborates with Lee Jofa to Create Preppy Chic Designer Showcase Room

I’ve been a huge fan of designer Nick Olsen since his apartment was featured on the cover of Domino in 2006.  Back then he was still assistant extraordinaire to Miles Redd as well as Domino’s resident blogger aka “the Deal Hunter.” Since those days, the supremely talented Nick has struck out on his own and is currently on the rise to design stardom. His work has garnered awards and has been featured on the pages of prestigious titles like Veranda, House Beautiful, Trad Home and many more. Recently, Olsen was tapped to collaborate with Lee Jofa, to decorate their …


I recently became acquainted with the gorgeous work of Santa Monica based interior designer Kim Alexandriuk and as soon as I saw her portfolio I thought to myself that her style reminded me of Michael S. Smith who also happens to be one of my favorite decorators. I knew there was a reason that I became an instant fan…After reading her bio I learned that she spent six years of her career working for Smith! The similarities between Alexandriuk’s work and Smith’s are uncanny. Both have a very polished look, grounded in traditionalism with lots of ethnic influences woven throughout …