Michaela Palmer

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An Artisan-Collaboration Gives this Console its Essence

As designers, Team Taste gets the opportunity to discover and work with artisans worldwide to create one-of-a-kind pieces for our clients. Recently, we found ourselves in search of a console with a unique combination of features for the House of Taste. The project took us from California all the way to Turkey. We started with […]

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Tracy Glover Studio Lights the Way for House of Taste

An empty shell of a space can be daunting – or very exciting with the right partners by your side. As we near the completion of the House of Taste at our new Aquidneck Avenue location, we are excited to include a custom chandelier designed by Tracy Glover Studio which will be our own “North […]

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Our Go-to Kitchen Appliances

Home projects are like a roller coaster and kitchen projects are the more popular rides at the park.  Who better to ride along with you than a friend who’s been on it before – someone who can guide you through to the end.  That’s where team taste comes in.  One of the twists in kitchen renovations can […]

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Patti Watson
Why 2021 Completion Dates are Moving Targets

We completely understand. It’s so frustrating. It’s not just one delay; it’s multiple delays. Whether you’re building a new home or renovating an existing residence, deliverable setbacks are most likely profoundly affecting your completion date. So, how is it possible for your general contractor or your interior designer not to be able to nail down […]

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Find Your Kitchen Inspiration

We understand the huge role a kitchen plays in the everyday lives of our clients and we know how a kitchen renovation – done right – can do wonders for a home—and it’s value. Whether your kitchen just needs a light refresh or a full gut renovation, the best place to start is with some […]

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Not Your Typical Empty Nesters

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Whoever says empty nesters should downsize never met our clients, Kathy and Doug. Just as their youngest moved out, they were already planning their next chapter in life—one with weddings, grandchildren and descendants coming together along Rhode Island’s southern coast—a home that will later become a family heirloom to be passed on to the […]

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Scott James

Scott James has been right where he has always been for the past 20 years–in Tiverton, Rhode Island, crafting custom beds from Maple, Tiger Maple, Cherry, Mahogany, Oak, Walnut, Ash, and Alder wood.  At the age of 15, Scott acquired an after-school job, sweeping the floor of Stephen Plaud’s 28,000 square foot woodworking shop. For […]

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Rosemary Hallgarten

Have you ever seen a rug that takes your breath away or one that is ‘the’ statement piece in a room?  There’s a reason for that.  Rugs have been designed by artists for centuries.  In fact, rug weavers once wove their names into their designs like artists who sign their paintings.  That tradition has sadly faded […]

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We found our new home.

taste is on the move… For the past 17 years, Jamestown has been an ideal place to begin and grow my business. As our projects and employee base has expanded, we’ve outgrown our current space on Narragansett Avenue.  By the end of August, we will be moving to 170 Aquidneck Avenue in Middletown. Our new-to-us building […]

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Welcome Rachel Duchesne

The taste talent pool has expanded again with the addition of Rachel Duchesne to our team.  With a deep and broad resume of experience, Rachel’s graceful style and well trained eye for detail is already benefiting our client projects. Rachel brings extensive experience from her tenure in luxury residential interior and private club design.  Add […]

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