Red Spices Up The American Style Colonial Revival And The Modern Metropolis

What a fabulous red lacquered door!  I saw it recently when I visited The Museum of New York City.  It’s part of  The American Style Colonial Revival and the Modern Metropolis exhibit; and the Manhattan firm of Peter Pennoyer Architects designed this gorgeous entry, later to be installed in one of their projects. I love the architectural detailing, moldings, and most of all – the vibrant red hue. 

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Lucy Currie’s Art Shines At The High As Part Of The MOCA Permanent Collection

If you’re looking for a wonderful way to spend your weekend, head out to The High Museum of Art to see the exhibition Trading Places I:  Selections from the MOCA Permanent Collection at the High Museum of Art.  The collection is a collaboration between The High and The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, and it is comprised of 32 works from 22 Georgia artists including

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Cashiers Designers Showhouse Pops With Fall Colors

Today begins the first full day of Fall, and many of us are ready for cooler weather and the beauty of the changing foliage.  When I visited the Cashiers Designer Showhouse earlier this month, I adored this lounging porch designed by Francie Hargrove. The designer’s use of brown and orange reminded me of the fall season.  Fall weather is perfect for outdoor living so consider creating

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AXORNYC hansgrohe Showroom Opening

The newest showroom, located in the newly revitalized Meatpacking District of New York City, opened its doors to a standing room only crowd.  Guests waited outside to be let into the hot new hansgrohe showroom. Judy Talley with  Marmi Natural Stone, Jonathan LaCrosse with Stan Dixon Architect, and I were invited by hansgrohe President Russ Wheeler and national sales training manager Jen Bruno.  Wonderful vignettes paired with

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Bold Colors Work Well With Neutral Walls

I’m always on the lookout for visually appealing work from a wide array of sources.  Different designs, images, and objects are tremendous sources of inspiration– and they often lead to bursts of creativity. Here is an example of inspiration through color and imagery from The Mansion Forsyth Park in Savannah, Georgia.  On a recent trip, I was greeted by the wonderful aesthetic created by the Mansion’s

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Colors And Food; Food Photography Unlocks Vivid Colors

Color is an essential element of all design.  Colors make any creation snap and sizzle with vitality, beauty, and creativity.  Walk down the  street of any metropolis and look into any shop window or any clothing designer’s storefront.  You’re bound to be intrigued and stare agape at the colorful visuals you see. One component of design often overlooked–especially in terms of the sumptuous colors it presents–is

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