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Articles tagged with 'design'

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Steinhafels' Before and After: The Delafield Hotel

Published Feb. 15, 2017

For this new edition of Steinhafels' "Before and After," we take the idea of home redesign to the next level, to a place that is shared by thousands of people: a hotel! Here's how one of our Decorating Solutions designers redesigned The Delafield Hotel.

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Steinhafels' Ask the Designer: Making a big space feel smaller

Published Oct. 20, 2016

Steinhafels is teaming up with OnMilwaukee for a monthly series called "Ask the Designer," your chance to get interior design advice from experts. This month's question: How can you make a large living space feel more intimate?

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Steinhafels' Ask the Designer: Wall color conundrum

Published Sept. 20, 2016

Steinhafels is teaming up with OnMilwaukee for a monthly series called "Ask the Designer," your chance to get interior design advice from experts. This month's question: How do you work with grey and tan colors?

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The healing power of design

Published Aug. 1, 2016

When we think about an interior design project, we often are drawn to the visual results. But a redesign can also be a very emotional process, as homeowners pour their hearts and souls into a project. This couldn't be truer than in the case of Gina from Oak Creek.

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6 ideas to improve the new Metro Market in Shorewood

Published June 11, 2016

We're a few months in, so here are six things I'd change about the Milwaukee area's newest Metro Market store, on Oakland Avenue in Shorewood. The better you are, Metro Market, the more of our money you'll get!

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Introducing the new OnMilwaukee logo

Published Sept. 3, 2015

As OnMilwaukee enters its 18th year, we are once again looking at how we do things, what we stand for, and how we can improve. And so we have unveiled a new logo to help steer us on a productive path.

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The Admirals new logo skates between fan bases

Published July 15, 2015

It's a combination between the regalness of the old, 1997 skin-clad Admiral and the more recent 2006 bare-boned version. This new logo seems to be designed to split the difference between the desires of the fans of the either, but as a result it loses some of the dynamism of both.

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Shorewood house identified as a rare Frank Lloyd Wright design

Published June 5, 2015

A previously unidentified Frank Lloyd Wright design was revealed today in Shorewood, Wis. The house at 2106 Newton Ave. was constructed in 1917 as an American System-Built House, a venture Wright undertook to design, develop and market well-designed houses to a broad market by using standardization to make them affordable.

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The new Bucks logo is better, but is it good?

Published April 2, 2015

Basketball is a game that involves quick moves, clever tactics, and constant energy, but there is nothing dynamic about this logo. The whole thing is mirrored from right to left. There is nothing interesting about that. I want this deer to be doing something. Not running or fighting or playing basketball, but something as simple as turning its head would tell me it's a three-dimensional living, breathing, exciting team.

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#ShopLocal: Backgammon table

Published Sept. 12, 2014

This week, I'm picking this gaming table from Peabody's Interiors. It's on the higher end of my picks, but it's well made, classic and a conversation starter. Peabody's is located in Brown Deer and uses its online marketplace to showcase its quality products, its designer options and to support the Wisconsin Humane Society.