About Christine Brun

Christine Brun

Christine Brun

 Christine Brun is a practicing interior designer and professional member of the American Society of Interior Design, which allows her to bring practical, hands-on advice to readers who live in small homes and big homes with small nooks and crannies.

She began her career in the commercial arena and therefore has experience with restaurant, boat, retail and office design as well as the residential issues of products, sources and building materials. She graduated from San Diego State University and has taught classes in interior design in community colleges and at the Design Institute of San Diego. In her practice she designs furniture layouts, custom built-ins, kitchens and closets in remodels and new construction projects.

Her designs have been featured in San Diego Magazine, San Diego Home Garden/Lifestyles, Better Homes ad Gardens, and Kitchen and Bath Magazine. She is the author of "Small Space Living."  Visit Christine's column to get more interior designing tips weekly!

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No More Huge Islands Oct 19, 2017

Let's hear it for smaller kitchen islands, please! It is time to dispel the myth that a 5-by-10-foot island is a must-have in every gourmet kitchen worth its salt. Sometimes the island in a generously proportioned home is so large that you cannot eve... Read More

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Is Wallpaper Back? Oct 11, 2017

Wallpaper is one of those interior finishes that goes in and out of favor depending on the current trends. It has been around since the 1700s, although there is evidence that ornamental paper was used on walls in both ancient Egypt (as papyrus) and C... Read More

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Small-Bathroom Tips Oct 04, 2017

Even the smallest bathroom remodel is costly. Because the cash investment in a proper remodel is substantial, you want to get it right the first time. Most professionals will advise you to complete things in a manner that will endure constant use. Ot... Read More