Pantone Color Fashion Report for 2014

Pantone is already thinking ahead with the introduction of their Fashion Color Report for Spring 2014 and these colors are spectacular! Released during New York Fashion Week, it made quite the splash; and included ten separate colors for both women and men along with wonderful designer sketches.   The ten top colors of women for Spring 2014 are: Placid Blue Violet Blue Paloma Hemlock Sand Dazzling

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High Point Market 2013!

For over a century, the High Point Market has been drawing the best and the brightest in the home furnishings industry. Along the way, it has grown into the largest furnishings shows in the world. Last year, a record 80,000 industry professionals – and quite a few dedicated amateurs – from almost every country in the world visited the show. This year promises even more. The

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“Evolve” KBIS 2013

We love getting out to see new ideas for kitchen and bath design.  We’re taking advantage of the KBIS “Evolve” event this weekend, April 19th through the 21st, in New Orleans. KBIS stands for the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show and it’s something no interior designer should miss. We’re experiencing interactive showcases of everything innovative and exciting in the kitchen and bath design world including: First time exhibitions

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Home Design Tip: Inject an Accent Color with Tile

Do you look around the rooms in your home, whether it be a bathroom, kitchen or outdoor living area and realize you need a pop of color? Tile is a great way to integrate an accent color into your home design. Here are some ideas of how to add some color to your rooms. An accent color such as red goes well with a neutral bathroom. 

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Color Inspiration: Frida & Diego in Atlanta

  Designing with bold colors is one of the benefits of living in the South, as all of the sunlight we get flatters bright colors. In this piece, we’ll talk about the current museum exhibit on Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, who have both embraced vibrant colors. The Frida & Diego exhibit is currently running at the High Museum in Atlanta, and it features over 120 paintings

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Fashion Meets Interiors: Trends from Fashion Week NOLA

Fashion Week NOLA was a festival of wonderful colors, patterns, and ideas. Home fashion often follows fashion, and I believe many of the looks we saw on runways will make their ways into fine homes this spring. Here are some trends from Fashion Week NOLA to be on the lookout for: Bold color combinations. Fun, creative color combinations ruled the day. Many of the outfits were quite

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Inspiration: Christmas Tree in London’s Design Museum

There’s a tree for every occasion. At London’s Design Museum, fashion designer Mary Katrantzou created a fun, modern 2D tree. The crisp, graphic creation has garnered rave reviews from magazines and websites such as The Editor at Large, which stated: “The 2D design is visible on the museum’s outer wall, measuring over 9 feet tall. The tree combines Katrantzou’s trademark bold patterns with Christmas sparkle from design partner Swarovski.” Mary

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The True Meaning of Thanksgiving

As many of us sat around the dinner table just a week ago to celebrate Thanksgiving, we counted the many blessings that we have in our lives. Our family, our friends, the roof over our heads, the food on our plates, our health; the list seemed endless. Then we think about those who are less fortunate than we are. The people affected by Hurricane Sandy, who

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Tabletop Décor: Setting the Perfect Thanksgiving Day Table

The countdown to Thanksgiving Day is on. In less than 24 hours you’ll be hosting friends and family as you sit around the table to enjoy a special holiday meal. The menu has been planned, now you just need to focus on the decor. Here are some of my favorite place settings for Thanksgiving that I found on Pinterest. As you can see pumpkins are still

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A Look Inside the World of Bond, James, Bond

Today the latest Bond film, Skyfall, opens in theaters across the country. For 50 years, 007 agent James Bond has shown his allegiance to the Queen of England all while looking dashing and breaking hearts. While the gadgets and the actors playing the role of the James Bond captivated me throughout the years, it was the settings that really stopped by heart. I want to look

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