Jean Stoffer is a woman of many talents: interior designer, retail entrepreneur, television personality, “slow” house flipper, and published author. The longtime designer is well known for creating timeless kitchens, and in recent years, she’s embraced the use of luxury appliances—Monogram in particular—in her designs.
Old-World Charm Pairs with Modern Elegance in Historic Home Renovation
A large historic home in Connecticut gave designer Robert Rizzo a platform to buck the standard gray and white kitchen design by bringing in dark colors and layers of texture to create a historic feel but with the modern conveniences of Monogram appliances.
Chance Meeting Changes Landscape for Wine Lovers
A chance meeting brought acclaimed sommelier Erik Segelbaum into the Monogram family. Now, as Monogram’s new wine director, Erik is helping ensure Monogram is catering to all its customers’ serving and preserving needs.
Stress-free dinner party? It’s possible with these tips from professional chef, Monogram enthusiast Jill Donenfeld
Hospitality expert Jill Donenfeld shares valuable insights on dinner party tips and trends. The chef-turned-entrepreneur has a wealth of knowledge on the topic, having founded a full-service private chef company called The Culinistas in 2006.
California New-Build Gets a “Modern Loft Bungalow” Makeover
John McClain’s newly-built, modern home in Los Angeles came with clean lines and endless potential – the perfect canvas for the designer to execute his “bold, colorful and undiluted design.” “As in most new-construction, builder-grade homes, the finishes were standard and, in some cases, subpar to my usual design selections,” says the creative director and CEO of John McClain Design.…
Introducing the Magnificent Mountain Lane Show House
Perfection takes time and at the Mountain Lane Show House, it was entirely worth the wait. This picturesque Colorado mountain escape has been a labor of love for owner Laura Umansky and her firm, Laura U Design Collective. Overcoming supply chain issues and COVID delays, the first showhouse in the Snowmass Village area is now finished. And the best part…
Marrying Style, Beauty and Technology in Monogram’s new Pasadena Showroom
Jeanne Chung has always loved attention to detail. As renowned interior designer and owner of Cozy Stylish Chic in Pasadena, CA, it’s one of her signatures. It’s also what initially drew her to Monogram. “I travel the world and report on different trends going on – I see it all,” Jeanne says. “Monogram has always been a brand that has…
Worth the Wait
Patience is a virtue that is not always easy to conjure when you’re ready to remodel a kitchen. Especially when you’re an interior designer…as Jill Kalman has learned. When the designer and her family moved into their Westport, Conn., home in 2002, it had just been remodeled by the previous owner two years earlier. “Even though it wasn’t our style,…
From Historic Ballroom to Modern Kitchen
A renovation that will make a difference ‘for generations to come’ Ask any architect and they’ll tell you even a simple kitchen renovation can present obstacles. Tackling the project in a centuries-old historic landmark? Well that takes the challenges to a whole new level. “Being in a historic house definitely limited our renovation options,” says Andrea Erda, referring to the…
The Peak of Design
Interior designer partners with Monogram to make her family’s dream-home a reality Laura Umansky had long dreamed of moving back to Aspen, a charming Colorado town known for exceptional skiing, breathtaking landscapes and relaxed vibes. When the pandemic forced the world to slow down, the Houston-based interior designer took the opportunity to consider her future — and it just made…