Before you get to the meat potatoes of this article, how to decorate your living room, picture this: you’ve had a long day, you’re tired and you’re ready to sit back with a glass of your favorite red in the perfect living room. What does it looks like? Where are you picking up your feet? […]
What is an Interior Design Concept? An interior design concept is the central theme that all the design elements are focused upon. It exists as an idea first and is brought to reality through careful planning. At its best, an interior design concept is a visual theme that evokes a specific mood by strategically using […]
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 Wolfe-Rizor Interiors. Q: So, how did you end up as […]
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 about how the Wolfe-Rizor aesthetic and design process has evolved over time. Q: Well, I […]
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 now a house full of teenagers, and styles have changed, but the […]
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 views, keeping the window treatments minimal and not blocking windows […]
Overseas travel informs our design aesthetic here at Wolfe-Rizor, and we love incorporating one-of-a-kind treasures that our clients bring back from their journeys. A bold painting purchased from a street artist in Montmartre, a steel sculpture from an Athens flea market, an embroidered tapestry from Marrakesh… bringing these into the home is a perfect way to remember an amazing trip and to add unique flavor to your environment.
In the Wolfe-Rizor household, Thanksgiving holds a lot of memories. Marking a time for traditions and family, this is their favorite holiday of the year. For decades, they have hosted dozens of their closest friends and family, with traditions to accompany the festivities. Here are some tips and tricks to help you plan the perfect […]