Author Archives: Lauren55

Anne’s Playground

Entertaining And Setting A Holiday Table

Typography is the art and technique Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable and appealing when displayed. The arrangement of type involves selecting typefaces, point size, line length, line-spacing (leading), letter-spacing (tracking), and adjusting the space within letters pairs (kerning).Typography is the art and technique Typography is […]

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The Pantone Color of the Year for 2020 “Classic Blue”

Pantone Color of the Year 2020 - Classic Blue

Every year we take an in-depth look at Pantone’s Color of the Year as they forecast a color that they believe will affect global color trends for products in home furnishings, industrial design, fashion, graphic design, and product packaging. The color experts at the Pantone Color Institute select a distinctive hue using color psychology, trend analysis, and […]

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Telling a Story With Your Holiday Entertaining Tablescape

The Holidays—the time of year many people find strength in their beliefs, gratitude for blessings received, wonder in the beauty of the world around us, and hopefully, peace within self, or at least within the family. LOL! Will you be entertaining this year? With so many holidays to observe, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Years, etc., […]

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Door Hardware: Making An Entrance

Without question, the use of quality door hardware enhances the style of your home—interior and exterior—design.  It is an item that can uniquely dictate the character of the room and for this designer, one of the more expressive architectural features in interior design. • • • The history of the door handle is somewhat elusive. […]

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11 Must-Haves!

Must-Haves in accessories and furniture

This month we’re going to have some fun with some must-haves in accessories and furniture that are great fun to share. I selected these pieces because they are bold, stand-alone, or, terrific accents. I also chose them because they are all available right now at retail. So yes, you can purchase them yourself, and they’re […]

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