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We’ve All Heard Of Minimalism, But What Is Maximalism In Interior Design?

We’ve All Heard Of Minimalism, But What Is Maximalism?

We’ve All Heard Of Minimalism, But What Is Maximalism In Interior Design? Basically, you could say it is the exact opposite. In interior design, maximalism design stems from the mindset of “more is better,” creating rooms that are often punctuated with bright colors, numerous patterns, textures, and a sense of luxury. The antithesis of minimalism, […]

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Chinoiserie In History And In Our Homes Today

Chinoiserie - Inspiration for Chinese style in interior design

Chinoiserie In History And In Our Homes Today Porcelain is a ceramic made of a fine clay called kaolin. When mixed with other materials and fired at high temperatures, kaolin produces a hard and durable ceramic. The Chinese began the development of porcelain towards the end of the Han dynasty (25-222 B.C.). Our continued use […]

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My Favorite Decor Finds For 2018

My Favorite Decor Finds For 2018 Whether you celebrate for religious reasons or as tradition, the Holiday season is truly a special time of year.  It is time to celebrate the season and enjoy the spirit of it all, even those ugly sweaters. Well, maybe not the sweaters. With all the holiday decorating I have been doing […]

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Interior Design Trends for 2018. What’s in, and now out.

Design Trends for 2018

Interior Design Trends – 2018. What’s in, and now out. As an Interior Designer, I have my own design conceit—and I do not follow trends. I may incorporate things I like and see into my own vocabulary. With that in mind, I put together a quick list of what has been done and what to look foward to […]

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PAISLEY – Interiors, Fashion and Fun

X I am enjoying the resurgence of paisley in interior design today.  Not only because of the points I touched upon in our June Newsletter but, because the work designers and artisans are creating today offer so many different resources for extending the use of the pattern, such as reversing and mixing them with contemporary styles […]

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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 […]

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A Salute To The Independent Spirit

Independent Spirit in Interior Design

I’d like to stir up your creative juices by sharing a few things that spark mine.   When something catches my eye, I find it exciting and motivating.  From the avant-garde to the conventional, one of the best parts of my job is experiencing the work of others. In previous months, we have looked at things in […]

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