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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Decorator Showhouse Trends: Hampton Designer Showhouse

An elegant and spacious barn-style house built by Christopher Tufo Design & Build was transformed by 26 designers who created a luxurious summer retreat that invites rest and relaxation from a hectic lifestyle. This 2015 Hampton Designer Showhouse project, now in its 16th year benefits the Southhampton Hospital. Filled with design inspiration and current decorating […]

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Inspired Design Trends: Relaxed Elegance

When it comes to inspired design trends this summer home had me at hello, I mean ‘at the foyer’ where it showcases a distressed green chest that instantly captivated my heart. How lovely a designed space that brings instant warmth to a grand home that was intentionally decorated with the style and furnishings similar to […]

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Bold Interiors | 3

Using color to create bold interiors is good medicine for lifting the soul while simultaneously bringing revival to an interior space like nothing else. Done well, these interiors display an incredible blend of color, finishes, texture and furnishings that embrace everyday living and the joy of life in its many dimensions. On the emotional value […]

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Decorator Showhouse Trends

Whether large or small, old or new, your home has the potential to look as fabulous as the decorator showhouse homes featured in this post. A 1912 Tudor House located in North Carolina was redecorated to host the 2015 Junior League of High Point Designer Showhouse. In Atlanta the Chateau Soleil, a Georgia estate built […]

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Wallpaper Trends | 4

Wallpaper has become a mainstream decorating element. A serious design option for high-end designers to DIYers, wallpaper is popping up everywhere from decorator showhouses to personal dwellings and the trends prove it. It continues to grow in popularity and I believe will maintain its place as a statement maker in decorative circles within the interior […]

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