The Pantone Color Institute has taken this idea to heart in their choice for the Color Of The Year for 2023: Viva Magenta Pantone has been in the business of color science for 60 years, and for twenty-three of those years, they have chosen a specific color each year to represent the attitude and lifestyle […]
In late October, I attended the High Point Market in North Carolina. It is where the latest home furnishing styles, trends, and products are introduced.
Minimalism Design For Your Home. What to consider. What is Minimalism on a personal level? Minimalism is not self-denial nor depriving one’s self. What you can bring into your lifestyle has meaning and only adds value. The rest is stripped away. Read on to find out more about this unique lifestyle. I previously wrote a […]
So you want to paint your room white. Great!It’s just that there are about 150,000 shades of white to choose from right now, and that’s just plain torture! How do you know which is the right white? Here is a guide to selecting the perfect white. These are the most popular white and off-white colors at Benjamin Moore. […]
Lauren Jacobsen Design applies extensive customization to today’s luxury bath, but I have narrowed it down to three main elements for a quick overview. We invest quality time in our primary bathrooms, and it is not surprising that the design of this room has become an essential part of a new build or remodel. A bath is […]
Garden parties you remember are fun to plan and design. Themed parties with food, music, lighting, games, and dancing.
Why Hire An Interior Designer? The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) published the results of a survey of homeowners who had hired and worked with an interior designer indicating: Nearly 9 out of 10 said their experience was “Highly Satisfactory.” Almost all revealed they would work with an interior designer again. 8 in 10 […]
Last month I spent the day at the “Desert Days” event in Scottsdale, Arizona. An all-day event where the showrooms at the Scottsdale Design District host an open house for designers to see the new products for spring 2022. There are lots of presentations, good cheer and what I call “touch opportunities”. These trade events […]
I am always studying design and products. I spend time venturing into the marketplace to see what is new and stimulate my creative senses. Doing so is more than just “product research,” it is fun and can also lift your mood. It was what inspired me to create the mood board you see above, in […]