eye spy with elisa

The Eye has to Travel

Travel supercharges Elisa and her eye. A designer to her core, she is incapable of turning her sight off, so she remains on—noticing everything around her. “I’m constantly scanning—color, materials, scale,” Elisa says. “I’m dissecting to the point of the smallest detail. I log inspiration in any format.” The Chambers’ recent family vacation to Mexico […]


Jewel Box Powder Rooms

Elisa approaches tiny toilettes as jewel boxes—small spaces containing enormous potential for expressive style. Public facing yet free in spirit (untethered design-wise to other rooms), powder rooms present an opportunity to have fun and be bold. Elisa ensures her clients see such spaces as outlets for expressions. In initial budget conversations, she often begins by […]


Devil in the Details—Hardware as Crucial, Careful Punctuation

Like punctuation, hardware clarifies the statements made within an interior design story. Like a period at the end of the sentence, cabinet pulls and door knobs represent one of the last decisions made, and yet their presence is fundamental. For Elisa, a kitchen without hardware feels lacking—a missed opportunity to make a tactile connection between […]