After almost seven years (seven! years! In December ‘twil be!) of writing this blog, past posts have begun to get a tad hazy in memory.
For instance, as I drafted today’s designer spotlight, a large part of me was certain I’ve already posted about Sir Olsen in the past. But as a backend search turned up no results, and as a designer’s portfolio necessarily evolves and grows over time, I resolved that now was as good a time as any to post for the first, or second, time about Eric.
In fact, thank my lucky stars I saved this portfolio for today (if, you know, I actually did). Now that the sun sets at I’ve-Barely-Had-An-Afternoon-Yawn o’clock thanks to Daylight “Saving” Time, I need the vicarious dose of relaxed, California cool Eric Olsen serves up.
Olsen’s work ranges from clean contemporary to warm and rustic-feeling, each space hitting that happy stride that is relaxed style. Plus, he more than proves his ability to design an outdoor seating area that anyone with half a brain would trade all their peonies for…