Creating Your Space…Your WayArticles and Interviews / January 1, 2020
Everything old seems new again. A surprising tip on the newest decorating trend—wallpaper!
The Future Office Space: Will We Still Need A Desk?Articles and Interviews / December 11, 2019
I want to introduce you to the PoppinPod. While the open office layout has become the accepted norm, privacy is still a priority when doing business.
Before You Throw It Away…Articles and Interviews / November 11, 2019
Rummage sales/garage sales are all great in “getting rid of” what we no longer want, desire, or need. But, what do you do with the “stuff” that no one else wanted either?
Discover the TRUE Meaning of AbilityAwards and Recognition / October 15, 2019
Reignite your soul’s passion for discovery at Spirit of Discovery Park in Saint Louis!
With amenities for all individuals with or without special needs, regardless of age or mental ability, Spirit of Discovery Park aims to create a warm and fun environment for everyone. Coming soon to Saint Louis! Follow along with us for future updates.
PLEDGE to Help YOUR City! — BiomeSTLWhat's New / October 15, 2019
Across all medias, humans are becoming more and more riled up about climate change. Some say it’s too big of an issue to tackle, while others feel it is our utmost priority as a species to take care of the earth we live on—or suffer dire consequences. Although it may seem out of your control, it’s actually easier than one may believe to change your carbon footprint.
Enter: BiodiverseCity St. Louis.
Click the button below to find out more about how you can positively affect the environment!
Universal Design: It’s Not Just for AgingArticles and Interviews / October 11, 2019
We’re beginning to hear more and more about this term, “universal design.” While it has mostly been associated with aging in place, the definition of universal design is “the design of products and environments to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design.”
Your Home DesignArticles and Interviews / August 10, 2019
We love our large windows and bringing nature in to the view all four seasons in a collective treat. The only downside is the sun in all its glory does what the sun does naturally – fading almost everything it touches. Here are two suggestions to minimize the fading, damaging, and costly repairs.
Interior Lighting How Critical Is It?Articles and Interviews / July 11, 2019
Interior lighting has many functions: decorative lighting creates the atmosphere you want to express; task lighting is direct, to help you work, and communicative, such as an exit sign; and outdoor lighting to give direction and safety. Decorative ligting, on the other hand, brings out the shape of objects in the room, the “Feel” of texture , and important features such as art on a wall.
Creating Your Space…YOUR WAYArticles and Interviews / January 11, 2019
Everything old seems new again. A surprising tip on the newest decorating trend – wallpaper! “Yes, it’s back, but with a new creative textured twist. You can still get your basic stripes, small and large patterns and prints. But if you want more pizazz, bling or faux textured artisan walls, check out Romo’s Mexico series. From soft rubbed faux to replicating stone textures on your wall(s), it’s the perfect accent for that extra wow factor. These papers are fun, eclectic and add that wow factor in the most cost-effective way.”
What Makes It “GREEN” and what does it really mean?Articles and Interviews / December 11, 2018
To quote Jan D. Strensland, MS, ASID, LEED: “Building materials used prior to WWII were predominately made from natural materials. We now live, work and play in what the EPA called a “chemical soup.” With over 60,000 chemicals now in use, the individual effects of even 10 percent of which are not well understood and the combination of which may never be known.”
Universal DesignArticles and Interviews / November 11, 2018
Elaine Ostroff, considered one of the main founders of Universal Design (UD), defines UD as an approach to design that honors human diversity and acknowledges the right for everyone from childhood to their oldest years, to use in all spaces, products and information in an independent, inclusive and equal way.
Eco-Friendly Interiors & Your HomeAwards and Recognition / October 11, 2018
Even though our world seems to be changing at a faster rate- almost daily- we still need to come home to an atmosphere that we can recharge, recalibrate, and call our own.
An environmentally friendly interior is not so much a stylistic trend as it is your oasis – your home.
Color, Give your Home Your Personal TouchArticles and Interviews / September 11, 2018
With 20+ years of experience in Residential and Commercial Interior Design serving the St. Louis Metro area and beyond, Diane Rose Interiors will provide you with both simple and cost effective design elements to add to your home. Adding color will give you that surrounding sense of relaxation or energy you desire when you’re entering that space. Paint is the one factor that expresses your mood, personality and sets the tone in your home. It is the framework that surrounds all of your treasures and gives you harmony and balance flowing from room to room.
Equestrian Turned ResidentialArticles and Interviews / June 8, 2018
When designer Diane Rosen was tasked with renovating a 100-year-old stable and turning it into a set of three suites that included a swank bathroom, she knew she’d have a big job on her hands.
The building was sectioned off into three parts, with the horse groomsmen on one end, the horses in the middle and the groundskeeper on the other end.
The 4th Annual Professional Women’s Alliance Spring SymposiumPast Events / March 14, 2018
March 14, 2018 @ 5:30pm
Color, Trends and Style: Color and its influence on our lives.
Faust Park, Carousel Gallery Room 2
Kitchen/Bath Design Trends For 2019Articles and Interviews / March 11, 2018
Top of the lists is the Smart Kitchen. When do we not use our iPhone, iPad or tablet with blue tooth enabled? In my most recent renovations, I’m including USB ports to be strategically placed along the backsplash walls of the counters for every new wall socket installed. This thought also is a win in the bathroom along then splash side walls of the vanity. Connecting with Siri or Alexa, we’re living in an age where fridges, ovens, even your BBQ grill connects to the internet and yes there’s an app for cutlery!
Siba, Stevens Institute for Business and Arts Design and BusinessPast Events / March 7, 2018
March 7, 2018 @ 12 – 1:30pm
The Institute of Business and Arts is a co-educational private college in St. Louis, Missouri founded in 1947.
1521 Washington Ave,
St. Louis, MO 63103
Universal Design – Aging In Place Guest SpeakerPast Events / August 28, 2017
August 28, 2017 @ 11:30am
Hope Lutheran Church
3715 Wabash Ave., Granite City, IL
Shaw Small Business NightPast Events / July 16, 2017
June 16, 2017 6 – 8 PM
4103 Shenandoah Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63310
Over 26 Shaw Businesses, raffles and kid activities.
Universal Design – Aging In Place Graduate Level, Larry Gibbs, InstructorPast Events / July 12, 2017
July 12, 2017
Lindenwood College, Westport Campus
Expertise: Chosen As One Of The Top 20 Best Interior Designers In St. LouisArticles and Interviews / May 1, 2017
Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored interior designers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best interior designers in St. Louis, MO.
Design Elements: A Lakeside RetreatArticles and Interviews / March 9, 2017
When the client wanted help creating the perfect lakeside retreat for her family and friends, Diane Rosen of Diane Rosen Interiors stepped up to the mast. Rosen had done the client’s house in St. Louis and was now helping with her house at Porto Cima in the Lake of the Ozarks.
Outreach / Life Long Learning Program: Universal Design/Aging In PlacePast Events / February 23, 2017
February 23, 2017 @ 9:30 AM
SIU Edwardsville Campus
Adult Education Program Guest Speaker
Being Mortal by Atul GawandePast Events / August 11, 2016
August 11, 2016
Monthly Book Club
Aging In Place, Larry Gibbs, InstructorPast Events / July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016
Westport Campus Guest Speaker
As Featured on HouzzArticles and Interviews / July 12, 2016
Diane Rosen Interiors was hand-picked to be featured in an editorial ideabook on the homepage of Houzz.
Earthways Festival / USGBCPast Events / July 4, 2016
June 4, 2016
MO Botanical Garden
Speaking Engagement: Do You Know Your IAQ?
Earthways Festival / USGBCPast Events / September 11, 2015
MO Botanical Garden
Speaking Engagement: Do You Know Your IAQ?
DIY ExpoPast Events / August 11, 2014
Speaking Engagement: Universal Design / Aging In Place
Art Fair / ASID TentPast Events / May 11, 2013
Speaking Engagement: Sustainable Design
Breakthrough CoalitionAwards and Recognition / April 11, 2013
Universal Design / Aging in Place
MDA Lock-Up Help me make bail – I’m an MDA Jailbird!Past Events / November 15, 2012
November 15, 2012
Believe it or not, I’m going to jail and I need your help. While it’s not a real jail, it’s even more important as I’m raising bail to help children and adults with muscle disease in my community who are supported by the vital work of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). I might not be able to rely on good behavior to get out so that’s why I need your help – I need you to donate to my bail! Just click on the donation button to make a secure donation – I know that together we’ll Make a Muscle and Make a Difference in the fight against muscle disease. View Full Article
Creating Your Space…Your WayArticles and Interviews / October 9, 2012
Everything old seems new again. Rosen shared a surprising tip on the newest decorating trend – wallpaper! “Yes, it’s back, but with a new creative textured twist. You can still get your basic stripes, small and large patterns and prints. But if you want more pizazz, bling or faux textured artisan walls, check out Romo’s Mexico series. From soft rubbed faux to replicating stone textures on your wall(s), it’s the perfect accent for that extra wow factor. These papers are fun, eclectic and add that wow factor in the most cost effective way.”
Design Tips For Summer For Ever: SustainabilityArticles and Interviews / August 9, 2012
Diane Rosen is a wisp of a woman with a pixie haircut that both defies and defines her bold forward-thinking approach to design. Hoping to glean a few decorating tips from her twenty plus years of experience, I got, in addition to some great ideas, a fascinating, brief education on the future of design.
ST. LOUIS MAGAZINE AND LEXUS ANNOUNCE THE FIVE-NIGHT CULINARY LINEUP FOR FOOD WINE DESIGN, SLM’s WEEKLONG DINNER SERIESAwards and Recognition / May 14, 2012
May 14 through May 18, 2012
This unforgettabledining experience offers foodlovers a truly unique and memorable menucreated by the city’s most celebrated chefs. Each evening’s theme features flavorful foods and wines,stunning tabletopdesigns, and an exclusive four-course menu.
Diane Rosen will be one of the tabletop designers
on Thursday, May 17.
NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners) panel presentation at AmerenUE.Awards and Recognition / April 18, 2012
April 18, 2012
Discussion with Diane Rosen, Diane Rosen Interiors, Scott Mosby, Mosby Building and Arts, and AmerenUE on how to green your commercial business interiors.
Tracking Trends: Two Homes That Inspire: SustainabilityArticles and Interviews / April 5, 2012
Green design provides an environmentally healthier home for you and your family, while being cost-effective, as well. Interior designer Diane Rosen, Allied Member ASID, remembers the days when she would play games with her children on the carpet. It never occurred to her that the flooring could be releasing formaldehyde and toxins now show to contribute to asthma and other health problems.
Designer Trends 2012: Dual Sink Kitchen By Diane RosenArticles and Interviews / January 1, 2012
This is never more apparent than in the most functional room of the house – the kitchen. Diane Rosen of Diane Rosen Interiors says “The trend has been to have more convenience – warming ovens, wine coolers and a separate ice compartment in the wine fridge.”
Hail To The Holidays: Look UpArticles and Interviews / November 3, 2011
When remodeling or creating a smaller bathroom, use the ceiling to give the room character and personality. The scale of the wood and the height of the ceiling are critical components to complement a new vanity and shower.
The 10 Most Beautiful Houses in St. Louis: Creating Your Room, Your WayArticles and Interviews / August 9, 2011
Transforming a garage to a guest house can have its challenges. By establishing great communication with the client and contractor, the project came together to be a true winner!
Kitchen Essentials: Maximizing SpaceArticles and Interviews / June 1, 2011
When designing a kitchen for a gourmet cook with limited space, use every square inch wisely to accommodate storage of various specialty trays and pans used for preparation and entertaining.
Designing Woman: Uptown Magazine Sits Down With Interior Designer Diane RosenArticles and Interviews / January 9, 2011
Uptown Magazine sits down with interior designer Diane Rosen. Making your surroundings pleasurable, attractive and inviting is what professional interior designer Diane Rosen does best. Uptown gives you a glimpse of what sets Diane apart from other interior designers.
Where To Fix Everything: Thinking Of Painting Your Home?Articles and Interviews / August 1, 2010
Take a deep breath standing in the middle of your great room, bedroom or any room for that matter, is it a refreshing aahhh or followed by a couple of coughs? Building materials used prior to WWII were predominately made from natural materials.
The Design Issue: Creative Environments That Express Your LifestyleArticles and Interviews / April 2, 2010
Best Design Advice: Not everything needs to be new. I always talk with my clients about what’s most important to them, and I’ve designed entire rooms around a single personal item. Favorite Design Element: Color is very important, and I love using it in florals.