Category Archive: 'Artisans At Work'

Pineapple House: Pink Hard Hats and The Power of Color

Pineapple House designers often make construction site visits, like the one we did this week for a high-rise build-out we are orchestrating in Atlanta.  Designers Katie Moorhouse and Seble “Bebe” Mengistu wore pink hard hats during their recent inspection.  While the ladies are happy to wear pink protective gear, we were told that male workers typically prefer yellow or white hats.  However, workers who […]

Go Green with Pineapple House

At Pineapple House Interior Design in Atlanta’s Sweetwater Design District, we place a high priority on sustainable practices and providing green options to our clients. We have a number of ways in which we do this, so take a look at the ways we “green” our business. Recycling Furniture–  We give furniture and accessories new […]

A Look Inside the Pineapple House Workroom

The designers at Pineapple House have vivid imaginations and are routinely creating custom goods for their clients. Under the watchful eye of director David Powers, their ideas come to life in the Pineapple House Drapery and Upholstery Workroom, which has fondly been referred to as Santa’s Workshop. Given the recent weather here in Atlanta, the workroom has […]

Our Commitment to Sustainability

Creating sustainable, eco-friendly designs is a high priority here at Pineapple House Interior Design. We are happy to help our clients include green and sustainable designs that can enhance their lifestyles, health, and comfort. One method of conservation that we use is recycling furniture. We love determining ways that we can bring new life to items […]

Our Project in Palm Desert

We were recently in Palm Desert, California to complete a project for a client. We captured some photos so that you could get a glimpse inside the life of a design firm. Take a look at the images below. As you can see Bebe Mengistu and Mollie Chalk carefully hang crystals on the clients’ custom […]

Pineapple House Art Department Revisited

Earlier in the week we showcased some of the design work created by our own Art Department. We briefly spoke on how our artists paint ceilings and apply finishes to transform a room. Take for example the below rooms. This great room ceiling is shown in progress while getting a faux ebony wood finish on […]

Pineapple House’s Art Department

For over three decades Pineapple House has been altering, repairing and updating our client’s existing pieces of furniture. In 1991, we created an Art Department to assist our designers in creating unique pieces for our clients. We offer eco-friendly paint alternatives with no or low VOC’s as well as faux finishes and plaster techniques. Our […]

Pineapple House Mentors Young Designers

At Pineapple House we feel it is important to take the time to mentor young students because we believe that students gain the most from real life on the job training. This is why we developed a full internship program for interior design students. Our program allows students to receive college credit for their work […]

Pineapple House: David Powers

Recently our very own David Powers, who runs our Drapery and Upholstery Workroom, was a featured panelist at the Vision 10 International Window Coverings Expo, the largest window fashion industry trade show in the world.  Grace McNamara, president of Grace McNamara Inc and publisher of Window Fashion Vision magazine, led the discussions on “the advantages […]

Daily Motivators

Is it possible to be truly inspired each and every day? For many of us, designers in particular, inspiration can be found in the most unusual–and unexpected–places. For me, nature is the best inspiration, and I seek it out in as pure a form as I can find it. I try to start each day […]

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