Pattern Play: Cherry Blossom Time

This post is a little late for Cherry Blossom time, but with their multi-cultural popularity as a decorative motif, the Cherry Blossom can be enjoyed at any time. Cherry Blossom lamp by Tiffany, 1906 Cherry Blossom placemats and napkins at Crate & Barrel Cherry Blossom Chaise at Horchow Shoji screen from Oriental Furniture Cherry Blossom … Read more

Pattern Play: Proud as a..

Peacock! A long popular design motif, the exotic peacock has graced furniture, fabric and walls for time immemorial. Three Panel folding screen, available at GoAntiques.com Peacock Chair by Hans J. Wegner Amenity – Peacock stretched fabric print at 2Modern “Luminescence” Peacock Teapot by Franz Porcelain and Kathy Ireland Home. Lingerie Chest from Dover Studio Feather … Read more

Missoni Madness

I love the riotous patterns and colors that are so associated with the Missoni brand. For over 50 years, this family empire, founded by husband and wife Ottavio and Rosita Missoni, has been producing their signature garments. They have since branched out into the home market and in the next year, three Missoni Hotels will … Read more