Fall 2007 Color Trend Roundup

Courtesy of Fashion-Era It used to be general wisdom that home design trends followed fashion trends. A quick perusal of this seasons’ fashion and shelter magazines shows that the two are more aligned than ever. From Pantone’s Fashion Color Report Fall 2007 Colors of Fall Fashion Via Fashion Trendsetter Prada Ad, Elle Magazine, September 2007 … Read more

Insidecor – Your entré “to the trade”

Ever see something in a magazine – fabric, furniture, wallpaper or accessories – that you just love, but it’s listed as “To the Trade”? For those who don’t know, this means that the vendor only sells to designers or other similar design trade professionals. If you’ve been frustrated by the fact that you don’t want … Read more


So, what’s in your closet? Perhaps a great dress with the tags still on? Or those really cute – but slightly too small – shoes that you know after one wearing you’ll never wear them again? No time to take them to consignment? Massachusetts native, and now LA-based Nicole Addario di Modica has created My … Read more

The “W” list

The “W” list – a growing list of fabulous women bloggers – has been circulating around for the last few days. My thanks to Diane Danielson of The Womens Dish for including me as the list passed through her hands. I’d like to add a few of my blogging girlfriends – Ms. Place of Dishn’Dat, … Read more

Born in 1962

Jackie Kennedy’s Bedroom decorated in the White House, 1962 The Yellow Oval Room at the White House, decorated by Sister Parish for Jackie Kennedy, 1962 Nanna Ditzel chair, made by Povl Christiansen Scimitar Chair, Danish Modern G Plan furniture, Retro Furniture 1962 Barbie Dream House, on Ebay Beguiling lamp tables by Edward Wormley for Dunbar, … Read more

NY Gift Fair 2007, part 3

Here is a group of designers who’s work really stood out to me as I wandered the floor at the New York Gift Fair. Some names are familiar – such as Angela Adams and Hable Construction, and others are new to me. I really enjoyed spending time in each booth and visiting their websites. Judy … Read more

NY Gift Fair 2007, part 2

More sites from the New York Gift Fair. I had a nice chat with the folks at StickPretty. They represent some of the coolest lighting designers. Such as… These new shades from Duffy London Cut Shade, 5-in-1 shade and Kaboom Shade from Innermost Lighting and this fabulous Lighthouse Shade from Innermost Lighting. The John Derian … Read more