Holly Hunt Design: When Style, Quality and Craftsmanship Converge

On a recent trip to Chicago, I had the pleasure of spending time with the amazing Holly Hunt – founder, President and CEO of Holly Hunt Design. Holly Hunt Design is known for producing furniture of extraordinary quality and displaying it in meticulously crafted showrooms located across the country and expanding internationally starting this month […]

Interior Design Finds: Fuse Lighting

There are any number of factors involved in the alchemy of a successful interior design project and all are important to varying degrees. Not the least of these is the ability to incorporate great original pieces into interior compositions. Anyone familiar with our work at Cravotta Interiors knows that we have a particular passion for […]

Outdoor Furniture Favorites

Summer is in full swing and we’re spending a lot of time outdoors these days. The quality of that time can be significantly affected by our outdoor living spaces. Unfortunately we see a lot of outdoor furnishings that are cheap, unattractive and virtually disposable. Below I share some of our current favorites that range in […]

Interior Design Lighting: Top 5 Tips

Proper lighting has the potential to transform a space by enhancing the look and feel of any room in your home. Lighting can be used to create atmosphere, add character or highlight a particular piece of furniture, art or object. With so many options, the possibilities are virtually endless which can be overwhelming. The recommendations […]

Interior Design Finds: Blackman Cruz

As an interior designer, composing beautiful, functional and unique spaces requires great resources of all kinds. Once you dream up something special, you have to be able to find or create the pieces that make up the composition. We are fortunate to be living in a time where there is a real artisan revival for […]

Mark Cravotta’s Top 10 Favorite Dining Chairs

Dining rooms tend to be one of the more straightforward rooms in the house. They often consist of only a dining table, a set of dining chairs, a chandelier, and possibly a buffet and a rug. Because there are fewer elements than in most other rooms, the importance of quality and character of each piece is […]

Textiles and Textures for Interior Spaces

In architecture and interior design, a number of elements and qualities can be used to create beautiful spaces: form, scale, color, light, and texture to name a few. Texture can be used to create the mood of a room. In fact, it’s possible to influence a visceral feeling ranging from serene to stimulating through the […]

Cravotta Studios feature in Downtown Austin Magazine

Cravotta Studios is honored and excited to be included in the first issue of Downtown Austin Magazine!       DAM is available for pick up at several downtown Austin locations including Girl Next Door, Keepers Clothing, Estilo Austin and Caffe Medici. Sign up for the newsletter on the website, and/or keep up with them […]