In a NY Post Page Six article, the multi-talented Lenny Kravitz speaks of his dreams:
Musician and interior designer Lenny Kravitz has big plans to expand his brand Kravitz Design into a Ralph Lauren-size empire. He tells Alina Cho’s CNN show “Fashion: Backstage Pass” … “The plan is to make it a lifestyle brand . . . my dream for this company. In the same way you would see Ralph Lauren or Giorgio Armani.” He said it would include furniture, bedding and clothing.
The rocker, songwriter, actor, director and since 2003- designer is onto something. Continue reading
With April Fools day right around the corner, I couldn’t resist sharing a few clever interior design ideas:
photo credit: designboom.com
How funny is this Louis XV style armchair in “marble” digitally printed fabric?!
The gun doorknobs…image source unknown.
Panels…or wallpaper….? I love this! See more here.
this bathroom floor is one of my all time favorites, I love humorous influences to design.
I have nothing to add to this one…
If you have any examples of CLEVER INTERIOR DESIGN, please share! Send photos to Courtney Price Design and we will do another post. Have a great, humor filled day!
Mirrors add depth, light, beauty and dimension to rooms. Here are some gorgeous mirrors to consider using if you want to stylishly open up a small space.
36″x47″ or 22″round, this mirror would be great in a home near the water or as a feminine touch to a room. Continue reading
Spring is here- are you ready to enjoy the great outdoors? Here are some things to consider as you prepare for outdoor entertaining:
Time to plant flowers. This is my helper, Blizzard.
Time to clean up your outdoor furniture. Or purchase outdoor furniture, it is getting better and better. Some of my favorite options pictured above.
Take a good look at your outdoor pillows and cushions. If they are faded or no longer washable, then it may be time to get new ones. The good news is that there are great new graphic designs and colors to chose from this season, raising the bar for outdoor decor. If you need help with outdoor furniture or fabrics, let us know.
Time to clean the grill, replace the grates if necessary, load up on gas tanks and charcoal. Start thinking about your outdoor menus. Need inspiration? Try Pinterest, it will really get your creative juices flowing and make your mouth water. Here are some healthy food ideas that inspire me.
Pour yourself a nice cold drink and enjoy this weather. More outdoor entertaining inspiration to come…
Our gadget and social media obsessed society has inspired an interesting update to home decor that encourages self-expression: blackboard paint.
Blackboards as message boards, quote boards, menu boards…
This one cleverly tops off wainscot in a dining room. Photo credit: homedit.
How fun, encouraged self-expression for the young ones! Photo credit: style-files.
This ought to be interesting after a party… Photo credit: hammersandhighheels.
Blackboards as art… is this going too far? Photo credit: Pinterest.
So, what do you think? Would you incorporate Blackboard Paint into your home decor?
I’ve been pinning… I can see how people get addicted to Pinterest. Lots of eye candy. This photo is courtesy of livinginspired.tumblr.com. Wouldn’t this be a dreamy guest room?
What do I like about this? So much:
the antique mirror in its unexpected use as headboard,
the mirror bringing in more light to the room,
white bedding, casual and not overdone,
loads of reading at arms reach,
the peaceful light color of the room.
Have any rooms that particularly inspire you? Send them in. Have a relaxing, peaceful weekend.
It is always a pleasure to hear Bunny WIlliams speak about Interior Design. Bunny has for years been one of my design heros, her name is synonymous with style, elegance and sophistication… and of course, Parish-Hadley, where she got her start in design.
Bunny spoke of her path to decor stardom and offered advice to designers regarding the business of design.She showed beautiful photos of homes she has designed, offering great tips and pointers to her eager audience. Her furniture line, Bee Line Home, will have many new items for the Highpoint Market in April. Great news: her New York store Treillage will begin to sell online starting March 8, 2012: http://www.bunnywilliams.com/treillage/
Bunny Williams is gracious, authentic, inspired and always a pleasure to learn from, she was truly a highlight of the 2012 Design Bloggers Conference.
TROMPE L’OEIL: a French term literally meaning “trick the eye”. Sometimes called illusion-ism, it is a style of painting which gives the appearance of three-dimensional, or photographic realism. It flourished from the Renaissance onward. The discovery of linear perspective in fifteenth-century Italy and advancements in the science of optics in the seventeenth-century Netherlands enabled artists to render objects and spaces with eye-fooling exactitude. Both playful and intellectually serious, trompe artists toy with spectators’ seeing to raise questions about the nature of art and perception.
Famous painting by Pere Borrell del Caso, “Escaping Criticism”, 1874 Continue reading
What do you think about these shower innovations?
This sleek design was just introduced this year. It incorporates LED technology to alert the showerer, before stepping in, of the temperature of the water- ranging from red to blue to signify heat or cold. The LED lighting can also be set for a color therapy experience, to bathe in the color of red, blue, green or white light.
This chandelier shower head also is made with LED lighting, all white light. It is so new that pricing and availability are not available yet.
This multifunctional shower head offers four different sprays and can be used as a wall mount or handheld.
So, what do you think…? Ready for a remodel after seeing these? Which one do you like?
If there is a topic you would like to read about, please let Courtney Price Design know! Have a great day~
Veuve Clicquot Hotel du Marc– where modern-day contemporary chic artfully blends with old world luxury. Add to that fabulous food, bubbles and high-end bath products. Who wouldn’t want to stay here, sign me up! See more photos and information at: http://www.notcot.com/archives/2011/10/veuve-clicquot-hotel-du-marc.php