Pineapple House Blog

Design Celebrities Mentoring in Atlanta in January

Pineapple House is quite active with mentoring opportunities in our community.  We offer insight and advice on various design forums, and for over two decades, we have orchestrated a hands-on 8-week intern program for college interior design students in their final semesters. I’ve had quite a few inquiries about Design Camp since posting about them last month.  Many people […]

Design Camp Atlanta: Fabulous Opportunity in January!

  There is a great thing happening in Atlanta in January!  AmericasMart is entertaining and inspiring the creative community with presentations by interior design rock-stars Lori Dennis and Kelli Ellis of Design Camp.  This “not-to-be-missed” two-day event takes place on January 10 and 11 during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishing Market.  The experience […]

Pineapple House & Design Vision International: American Style Villa II is Released to US

We are pleased to announce that this week Design Vision International released their greatly anticipated, 400 page coffee table book, American Style Villa II,  to the United States.  American Style Villa II is the companion volume to American Style Villa I.  The first book was released by the Hong Kong based publisher in 2013.   Its wonderfully positive reception prompted a comprehensive, nationwide search for exceptional […]

American Style Villa II: A Look at Luxury

China-based publisher Design Vision International announced that the 2014 volume of the luxury interiors book American Villa II is ready for release.  We are excited to receive it, as it features our 2014 ASID award-winning residential project “The New Southern,” plus Pineapple House owner Stephen Pararo authored the Preface for the 400-page volume.  The new publication pairs up with 2013’s release American Villa I, the book Sarah Oldaker is shown […]

Pineapple House’s Katie Moorhouse in Best Self Magazine

Have a full life with an empty nest!  This month Pineapple House’s own Katie Moorhouse joined other experts in the September issue of Best Self magazine and offered tips to empty nesters.   Katie encourages parents to review their interests and literally — make space fore them.  This might mean they convert an old playroom or basement into a theater, […]

Cynthia Pararo: Pineapple House Interior Design on Radio X

Recently Cynthia Pararo, our Chief Operations Officer, joined host Dominick Rainey on the live Business Radio X broadcast, “Silver Lining in the Cloud.”  The program highlighted Pineapple House’s success story and explored our design philosophy.  This link will take you to a page showing scenes from the show, as well as providing access to a podcast bar if you would like to listen to the program. Pineapple […]

Stephen Pararo: Top 100 Small Business Entrepreneurs

  Recently Pineapple House owner Stephen Pararo joined a very special group of approximately 100 small business entrepreneurs.  The federal government’s Small Business Administration (SBA) selected Stephen as Georgia’s 1st runner up for the “2014 Small Business Person of the Year.” Annually the SBA chooses a “Small Business Person of the Year” from each state and territory.  They recognize business owners and […]

Palm Beach Illustrated Features Modern Makeover by Pineapple House Interior Design

We are so pleased to announce that one of our interior design and renovation projects was recently featured in Palm Beach Illustrated. The six-page article was entitled “Modern Makeover.” It featured a home we updated in South Florida. The new look embraced clean lines, subtle patterns and an open floor plan. Whether you are hosting a exquisite candlelit cocktail party or […]

Summer Spaces for an Outdoor Oasis

The children are out of school for the summer, and there are many opportunities to plan and enjoy events outside.  Are you ready to host a birthday party or summertime gala?  What are your thoughts on a good book or refreshments by the pool? We’d like to share a few outdoor spaces that Pineapple House had the pleasure of […]

Pineapple House Interior Design Sweeps 2014 ASID “Design Excellence” Awards

Pineapple House Interior Design is honored with five “Design Excellence” awards in 2014 from the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID.) The firm has received a total of 36 of these prestigious awards.