Color of the Year 2017 | Benjamin Moore

From Simply White (Color of the Year 2016) to a “rich and royal amethyst” the Color of the Year 2017 Shadow (2117-30) is described as “elusive and enigmatic–a master of ambiance” according to Ellen O’Neill, Creative Director for Benjamin Moore. Are neutrals done already? Not hardly in my opinion, but we are seeing a bolder […]

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Bold Interiors | 4

Bold interiors achieve the delicate balance of designing a space in the strength of its design elements while affecting a refreshing and gentle movement of the senses. Knowing how to combine the two requires an eye trained in design principle at its foundation and the vision and talent to pull it off. This project, designed […]

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Kitchen of the Year 2016 | House Beautiful

“Efficiency with elegance” perfectly describe House Beautiful’s Kitchen of the Year 2016 designed by kitchen guru Matthew Quinn who captured the homeowner’s passion for the color teal and glamour, successfully transforming her kitchen into the best place to hang out in her home. This kitchen of the year is packed with stand-out features and trends […]

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Florida Room | Sun Room Design Trends

In the old days the Florida Room or Sun Room (for those who live outside the state of Florida) was referred to as the Sun Porch or Sun Parlor. It was a room that set out to the back of the house, designed to admit a large amount of sunlight through a glass-enclosed wall of […]

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Color Trends 2016 ~ PPG Color of the Year ~ HGTV Dream Home 2016

PPG Industries is a global leader in forecasting color trends based on cultural and demographic trends. Their approach to color forecasting is “comprehensive, partnership-oriented, forward thinking and holistic,” and I believe worthy of consideration for your next decorating project. Paradise Found (PPG1135-5), Color of the Year 2016 is a soothing green with undertones of blue. […]

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Decorating Trends 2016

Over half of homeowners will invest in updating their homes this year according to Houzz and the updates will be driven by a desire to decorate (63%), renovate (58%) or repair (47%). So before jumping into your next project our top decorating trends for 2016 will add a point of reflection for making great long-term […]

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Color of the Year 2016~Pantone

Living in a high paced and hectic world is having its effect on color trends as evidenced by Pantone’s recent Color of the Year 2016 announcement showcasing a move towards less bold and more subtle color hues. They indicate an approach to our living environments that offer respite from our demanding lifestyles and stresses. Introducing […]

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