The Endangered Dinner Party

The dinner party is an endangered social gathering. Hosting a dinner party was once a standard form of entertaining friends and families. Unfortunately, there are less and less people hosting. I applaud the few wonderful souls who do entertain small intimate groups with delicious home cooked meals. Those invited should know that a private home… Read more »

2018 Color Forecast

A new year is here and color forecasts are plenty. One thing that all 2018 color forecasts seem to have in common is the movement towards rich, intense, and fun colors instead of pastels as seen in recent years.  Benjamin Moore has selected Caliente, a strong, energetic red. It is a versatile color, conveying romance,… Read more »

A Classic Texture Makes a Comeback

Last month at High Point’s Fall Furniture Market, I was once again on a mission to find design trends. I found a few new and interesting trends, but my favorite this season is Shagreen. Have you ever heard of shagreen? If not, you will because, one you are reading this article : )  and two… Read more »

Warming Up with Interior Design

With cooler weather come lots of opportunities to warm up our home design. Read on for great tips on how to stay toasty this fall and winter. One of our favorite ways to warm is by adding textile layers. Keep optional throws and quilts out in the open by hanging them on armchairs and couches,… Read more »

Mid-Mod – A Lasting Trend!

I was recently in upstate NY and found myself gazing into a cool vintage shop, thinking I spied an original Egg Chair, a Mid-century modern furniture piece designed the year I was born by Danish architect Arne Jacobsen. What a find! Mid-century modern furniture is known for its sleek, simple lines, ode to nature and… Read more »