Bea Pila’s Blog

Sacred Space Snapshot: A Room With No Walls

Many people tend to differentiate the way to design an indoor space versus an outdoor space. I say think of them in the exact same way. It is important to think of durability against environmental elements; however, thanks to the continual evolution of technology, we...

When a Bedroom Feels The Blue

When I first met this client at her home for a remodel consultation, every room she walked me through was painted a different color. “I’m tired of living in a clown house!,” she lamented. They were a family with triplets, so spaces needed to be youthful and durable,...

The Design Enlightenment™ Method

Obtaining the Spaces We Truly Desire “Form follows function - that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be joined in spiritual union.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright As an interior designer, I’m often asked “what’s your style?” I cringe at the question. The word...

Sacred Space Snapshot: Eclectic Living

Throughout my career, I’ve seen and created some stunningly beautiful homes. However, to create a truly sacred space, you have to capture an emotion. The way a room makes you “feel” is the true measure of great design. When I’m out shopping and come across something...

A Story of My Own Design Enlightenment™… And a Little Serendipity

Many of you are now aware that B. Pila Design has relocated across 27th Avenue to 3030 SW 28th St. Now that we’ve settled into new digs, I wanted to share the story of how the move has piqued my own “design enlightenment™.” In this scenario, I’d say it was more of...

Finally, My Timing Is Perfect!

Change is in the air. I can feel it and although it's still a very subtle energy I know its coming. I"ve always been gifted with the ability to see a design trend coming. My only dilemma was that although I would see it, know it in my mind and start interpreting it in...

“We Time”: Spaces Couples Can Enjoy Together

A crucial element to loving your spaces is designing in such a way that promotes love within them. I'm always stressing connection with others; this time I have a little romance in mind. It doesn't have to be elaborate rose petal paths, candle shrines, or an endless...

Rooms with Passion

Interior design is one realm where I completely condone rule breaking. Who exactly is this force telling us there needs to be a designated living, dining, and family room; or that a certain amount of square footage be allocated to one area over another; or that...

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