By Susan Currie Design

Hues of Blue

Our team was recently walking through ADAC (Atlanta Decorative Arts Center) and as we explored many of the stunning designer showrooms one trend kept repeating itself – the use of the color blue. While blue has never gone out of style, we’re certainly seeing a resurgence of this royal hue and we couldn’t be happier about it! So, take note of this trend that’s currently on

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The Color Of A Room And Your Mood

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

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Proper Lighting Transforms The Mundane Into The Sublime

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

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No Blues To Sing About With Chef George’s Savory Blue Cheese Pizza

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,

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5 Questions To Consider When Choosing The Right Color For Your Kitchen

    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

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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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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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