Decorative Arts enthusiasts, an interesting exhibit starts this week at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: Carpets of the East in Paintings from the West, March 11–June 29, 2014. [Read more...]
Thought I would share a little of what is inspiring me these days in the way of table settings… [Read more...]
Neutral colors sometimes get a bad rap in the design world, getting panned as the dated “griege” of boring, monochromatic yawns. They deserve the bad press if they are misused in unimaginative ways. Neutrals can be employed artfully to set a tone for a specific focal point in a room, to create a peaceful environment, to lead your eye to a specific “pop” design element. Even colors, when used in a sophisticated way can actually become neutrals in a palette. Do not underestimate the power of neutral… it can be used to great design advantage. [Read more...]
GADGET LOVERS: put on your seat belts and enjoy where this car is headed….
Anybody who knows me knows that I am a fan of cool gadgets with a soft spot for all things Mac. I will be the first to admit that I am not a car expert. But I must say, the raised eyebrow accompanied sheer excitement when [Read more...]