Bea Pila’s Blog

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...

New Year, New You

We've just ushered in 2017, can you believe it? What a whirlwind 2016 was. I don't know if everyone feels this way, but I have an inexplicable feeling of anticipation for what is to come. I think something big is about to happen and I'm not quite sure what IT is. They...

My Favorite Accessory

One of the perks of being an Interior Designer is being exposed on almost a daily basis to absolutely beautiful accessories. These wonderful items are truly the finishing touch to any interior design. The possibilities are endless when it comes to accessorizing. With...

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