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Fabulous Finds: Geometrics

From runways to interiors, geometric shapes and patterns are everywhere! What's so great about them? Geometric designs are energizing, playful and elegant - the perfect combination to invigorate interior spaces. The go-to shapes include hexagons, diamonds, stripes and the Greek key pattern, but the options are almost endless.  And as an added bonus, geometric patterns excel at hiding wear and tear on upholstery and rugs. Looking to add a pop of geometric design to your space? Check out these fabulous finds! Geometric Storage Ottoman, Emerald and White. Priced at $249.00; www.zgallerie.com. (more…)

Fall 2013 Color Forecast

Summer may still be in full force, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start dreaming of fall days and the beautiful, rich hues that come with them. I love fall hues. Fall colors typically possess a depth and sophistication absent from summer’s pastels and brighter shades, and this year should be no different! Pantone, the global authority on color, has forecasted a palette of 10 luscious colors from New York Fashion Week that will be fall’s hottest hues. According to Pantone, “the colors come together to create moods that range from sophisticated and structured to lively and vivid” and reflect...

Capturing Nature's Palette with Chip It!

Have you discovered Chip It! yet? It’s one of my favorite new design applications. The tool allows you to take any picture and turn it into a collection of up to 10 Sherwin-Williams paint colors through a matching process with the company’s extensive database. Not only is it very helpful, it’s also a lot of fun! I’ve been a bit of a mad scientist lately, experimenting with images and coming up with some unique and exciting color palettes. And recently I decided to take a cue from Mother Nature and use the app to create color palettes based on some...