Artist Spotlight: Carol Benson-Cobb

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Dallas native Carol Benson-Cobb is singing the blues and we love what she is doing. Her latest collection offers a soothing range from the cooler soft pale blues to deeper, more vibrant indigo tones. We had a chance to catch up with her in the magnificent John-Richard’s High Point showroom. [Read more…]

Pantone Color of the Year: Marsala. Reactions & Top 10 Predictions

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Well, it’s that time of year again and the 2015 Color of the Year has been announced: Marsala.  Outside of a smattering of deferential nods to the color selection, the reaction weights overwhelmingly to the less enthused. Here is what the experts have to say about it: [Read more…]

Neutral Zone

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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…]

Inspired By: Madeline Weinrib

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P. 134, Designer: Emma Pilkington, Home: Christina & Chris Cuomo in the Hamptons, Photography:
Roger Davies, Producer: Carlos Mota, Editor: Christine Schwartz Hartley, Item: Navy Luce Ikat Settee


Designer Madeline Weinrib has shaped a sophisticated signature style that is at once timeless and modern. She brings a layered and luxurious sensibility to the world of contemporary design with her collections of heirloom quality carpets and artfully conceived textiles, accessories and home accents. Through her Atelier and Showroom in New York, Madeline Weinrib is devoted to helping her clients create beautifully appointed, bespoke spaces that reflect their distinct personality and singular point of view.  Let’s take a look at the beauty that Madeline brings to interior design: [Read more…]

Pantone’s Color of the Year: Radiant Orchid

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OK, I know it’s only January 1, but is anybody else as sick and tired of the Color Of The Year DRAMA? Everywhere I turn, someone is joyfully sharing the new’s of Emerald’s replacement- as if this a) is news or b) might be worthy of a Pulitzer Prize. I mean really… what does Pantone think we are going to do with Radiant Orchid for a year… are we to advise our trusting design clients to redo everything in this pepto derivative? Let’s peer into the crystal ball to see how it could reshape our year… IF… it were to take off and transform the world. Just humor me for a second: [Read more…]

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