Lauren Jacobsen Interior Design Blog

2 April 2017 0 Comments Category: Uncategorized

A Fresh Take On Tribal

Just a quick note for you.  The use of animal prints in interior design is always a bold and wonderful enhancement but, of late, we are seeing more tribal influences to go with them.  In fabrics, decor, and furnishings, offering more opportunities for interior designers and homeowners to create very personal and bold environments at home or in the office, by adding more flare.  One of the great things about tribal styling is that there is room for both symmetrical and asymmetrical applications and, as you will see, more cultural influences as […]
Curated Kravet-Greenery, Pantone Color of the Year

20 January 2017 0 Comments Category: Uncategorized

GREENERY – Pantone’s Nature-Inspired Choice for Color of the Year

Greenery, is meant to capture the hope and transformation yearned for each Spring.  In this post, I would like to add some of the colors Pantone pairs with their bright and vibrant hue. One of the best things Pantone offers are more palettes from which to pull from when designing around their choice. I have selected two of those palettes that I am very fond of for use in interior design and have paired them with shots from nature that would work as their inspiration. The living room pictures that […]
Benjamin Moore Colour of the Year 2016

22 November 2016 0 Comments Category: Uncategorized

Benjamin Moore Color of the Year

Introducing Shadow, [2117-30] a member of the aubergine family. This color is dramatic and bold, and it exudes self-confidence. Quite the contrast from last year’s choice of Simply White. It is one of 23 colors in the expansive Benjamin Moore 2017 palette. photos courtesy of benjamin moore   “It ebbs and flows with its surroundings, and light brings it to life. Rich, royal amethyst can fade into the soft lilac-grey of distant mountains or morph into lustrous coal. Indulge your mysterious side. Let Shadow set the mood.”         […]

24 October 2016 0 Comments Category: Uncategorized

Fall Color Forecast From Pantone – Cool

According to the Pantone Color Institute, color trends are taking on well-defined, gender-neutral, and nontraditional tones this fall.  Pantone has released a single color forecast for both men and women and whether in fashion or for the home, their choices are lush and smart.  Blue, yellow and reddish-browns are the dominant story—all in an effort to achieve calmness and bring in stability and confidence. “Blue skies represent constancy as they are always above us. Grays give a feeling of stability, Red tones invite confidence and warmth, while the hot Pinkish […]