By now, you’ve heard me wax poetically about the magnificence of color, and the roles they play in our lives. We simply cannot help but stop when we see a colorful exhibit, a bright billboard that catches the eye, or that perfect color for the walls in our dining room. Colors shape our perceptions of the world in which we live. While many of us don’t
Setting the mood in your home is important for many different things, the most important being rest and relaxation. Lighting can also have a positive or negative effect on our mood. The right kind of lighting can spark a mood of total relaxation and a deep, intense tranquility. Here’s a look at a lighting system perfectly suited to a tranquil mood: The lighting systems and the
I spent some down time doing one of the things I love to do most – attending a collection of wonderful artwork. One of the best places to do this is at The High Museum of Art here in Atlanta. At The High I enjoyed the wondrous works of Henri Matisse – my favorite artist in the High’s Picasso to Warhol exhibit. Matisse’s use of color
When I moved to Atlanta, one of the first networking events I attended was with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Georgia Chapter. I became involved as a volunteer and am quite fortunate to be a part of such a great organization. ASID works tirelessly to promote that interior design is a service to people — helping improve lives and affect positive change in the community.
Yesterday I enjoyed a wonderful lunch at Sub-Zero Wolf Showroom Atlanta’s cooking demonstration with Chef George Laudin. I was sort of singing the blues, because I wondered how I was going to enjoy lunch and get my list of tasks completed. Well my blues went away when he whipped up this savory pizza with blue cheese, dried figs, caramelized onions and bacon bits! During the demo,
If you want to love your kitchen, you need splashes of color. Why? Because colors add life, warmth and character, and make your home a home and a kitchen dazzle! The goal of an interior designer is to give the clients the confidence to see what actually works best for their home. This is why color is such an important component of design. Surrounding yourself