The Cancun Underwater Museum


On a recent trip to Cancun, Mexico, I had the opportunity to snorkel in Isla Mujeres, and experience first-hand the breathtaking Cancun Underwater Museum (MUSA).

Over the years, natural coral reefs were being damaged by tourists, pollution, anchors, and over fishing, and the largest and most popular coral reef in Mexico, Manchones Reef, was becoming the most damaged. In response, MUSA, a non-profit organization focused on marine conservation, was created. Read more of this post

Kem Weber Chair Build


Kem Weber (Karl Emanuel Martin Weber) is best known as the architect of the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.  Walt Disney hired Weber in the late 1930’s (after the success of Snow White) to not only design the studio, but also the interiors and furnishings needed to operate an animation studio. Weber even created a font for the studio that is still used today. The picture above shows one of his chair designs, “The Airline Chair,” being used by some of the animators in the 1950’s, during the production of Sleeping Beauty.   Read more of this post

2015 Summer Soiree Celebration

FRCH Summer Soiree
FRCH recently held its annual summer celebration, the 2015 Summer Soiree! It’s always nice to spend time with each other in a relaxed setting, share ideas and meet new additions to the team as well as their families. Read more of this post

MLB’s 2015 All-Star Break

MLB All Star Game, Cincinnati Baseball, 2015

The city of Cincinnati definitely put its best foot forward for MLB’s 2015 All-Star Break … and I was lucky enough to be a part of it all!  While numerous exciting events took place over the five day line-up, the highlight was our hometown hero, Todd Frazier’s clutch win of the Home Run Derby! Read more of this post

Shop Terrain

Terrain, FRCH Design Worldwide

My first and only visit to Westport, CT had me shopping (with my sisters…) for 3 hours in the fabulous Terrain store. This remarkable environment is a real celebration of Home and Garden, with beautifully merchandised indoor and outdoor plants; housewares and home textiles; as well as garden furniture, supplies and accessories.  Read more of this post

Adding People to a Rendering

Adding People to Renderings, Creative FuelWhy add people?  On a practical note, they add a sense of scale.  On an emotional level, they allow the client to see the space being used and it gives the project life and interest.   Read more of this post

“A Night of Their Own” Reds Baseball 101


Recently, The Cincinnati Reds hosted their annual “A Night Of Their Own” Baseball 101 event, exclusively for ladies (600 of them this year!) who wanted to experience what it is like to be a baseball player on and off the field. This event benefits the Reds Community Fund, which in turn helps the youth in the surrounding ‘Reds Country’. I was lucky enough to attend this event for the second time, so I wanted to share with you all the fun I had, as it keeps getting better every year! Read more of this post


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