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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Fireplace Accent Color Jun 27, 2018

Most people stick with white in a small house. I don't know if it is fear that drives them or insecurity. It has always been a bit of a chore to convince people that if they paint the entire room in a color, they will like the results. Paint is at on... Read More

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Bathtub With Tangerine Shelves Jun 20, 2018

American poet and novelist Sylvia Plath once wrote, "There must be quite a few things a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them." The idea of a steamy bath and a glass of wine or a cup of hot tea so... Read More

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Angled Kitchen Sink Jun 13, 2018

Getting tight spaces to function often requires thinking outside that box. It's true planning a very small bathroom, laundry room or kitchen demands that you research all options and be willing to invest in the best solutions. Often a corner wall-hun... Read More