Bea Pila’s Blog

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...

Boo! Holiday Decor Doesn’t Have to be Scary

It’s always fun to be festive, but for some reason, as soon as the Halloween skeletons come out of the closet our stirrings of emotional anxiety come out with them. We know that in the blink of an eye the madness of Thanksgiving and then Christmas are right around the...

High Point Market Spring 2016… I give you MY Sacred Space

Forget the textbook aesthetic or historical notions of what a room should be, I will not create a space that doesn’t align with its dweller’s lifestyle and personality… no matter how unconventional the result might be. I’m forging ahead with a “design enlightenment™”...

A Breath of Fresh Air

Sometimes, it’s not enough to be inspired by nature – I want to actually be in it! From ocean views or crystalline pools (lucky you, if you have both!), from palm fringed sunsets to colorful gardens, the true way to live is outside. Here are some ideas and tips for...

Doing the Undone

As an Interior Designer, my job is to bring my clients visions to reality. This may seem like a simple and honorable pursuit, but in reality what I find is that the perfect selection is often quite elusive. I would have these visions of perfect pieces in my head, but...

It’s a Bohemian Garden Party!

When it comes to outdoor spaces, my mantra is to design them as if they were indoor rooms. Sure, there are no walls, but that doesn’t mean they can’t feel just as cozy and comfortable as our favorite interior. Forget about any matchy-matchy sets where every item...

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