Ikea has launched an interactive website Brave Not Beige, that’s loaded with films, interactive devices, tips, links to products and a rallying cry to “end the tyranny of bland beigeness”. I’m all for ending bland beigeness myself, so I encourage you to have a look!
This week on The Skirted Roundtable, Megan, Joni and I chatted with the fabulous interior design Suzanne Kasler about her work, career and her newly released book “Inspired Interiors”. During our discussion, Suzanne mentioned the concept of “color sequencing” or “progression”, which raised some questions about what this meant and how it applied to interiors. … Read more
Sherwin-Williams’ Stir magazine has a very good, basic color theory primer available. They also include links to sites with more in-depth color theory information. Having a little understanding about how colors affect each other will help your interior design scheme immensely.
Linda’s nasty knotty kitchen As I’ve previously mentioned, I live in townhouse/condo here in Duxbury, MA. This is a town with precious few condos and I was lucky to get into one. My building was built in the 1980’s and I had to do a lot of work when I moved in bringing the place … Read more
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
Contributed by Lori Dolnick Color is everything. From high-end sinks to contract wallcoverings – the trend spotters work hard to stay on top. I’m just getting back from Germany where I visited the Blanco SILGRANIT factory. Blanco is an 85-year old family-owned company that makes some of the world’s finest and most innovative sink and … Read more
As seen on DominoMagazine.com Over the last year, we’ve seen a lot of the gray and yellow color combination. I know several of my fellow bloggers have done posts about this combo as well. And yet… I just can’t wrap my head around it. I thought if I pulled together several images and really immersed … Read more