Tag Archives: design tips
I love finding a unique palette, especially when it’s deliberate. And this cool palette of mint & turquoise and pale yellows reminds me that you can find ways to mix multiple colors without looking over the top or silly. I also like that it feels very fresh & Californian. (Images via KML Design & Atlantic-Pacific.)
Happy New Year! Did you make any resolutions? One of mine is to simplify…everything. Over the holidays my husband and I stayed in a contemporary minimalist flat and it reminded me that simple and uncluttered is much easier to manage. So in an effort to keep up with my resolutions, I’m baring down the clutter [...]
One trend that reemerges every few years is Asian floral prints, specifically delicate flowers, birds, dragons and bamboo on silk. However wild, the history of the designs makes them elegant and timeless. Used sparingly or layered on top of each other, they are a great way to add texture and playfulness to a room or [...]
White lace is a fabric that is typically used in wedding dressings, but used in every day design it’s just as pretty, cheerful and elegant. From a vintage knit throw that mimics lace to a gorgeous lace dress, it brightens while adding texture and a touch of romance. (Images via Decor8 and Knight Cat.)
In my hunt for knobs and accessories to update my new home, I found these Perforated Bone Door Knobs at Graham & Green and instantly fell in love. Having an Asian background, I’m attracted to pieces that have an Indian flair but also tie into my otherwise modern style. Isn’t it gorgeous?
Chris Asks: When it comes to choosing paint colors for an interior room, how do you pick a primary color and then complimenting ones? I have a black couch, being the main item I’m going off of, but I don’t want just a plain black and white room. There are several ways you could approach [...]