Pop Goes the Future – KBIS 2018

It wasn’t just cool, visually inspiring, and innovative designs that created magic at this year’s KBIS show, Cindy Allen, editor of Interior Design magazine and a big influencer in design, was the keynote speaker. The show certainly lived up to her topic, “POP goes the future.” There were “Pops” everywhere, in pattern, color, new/improved products,… Read more »

Interior Design Considerations When Choosing LED Lights

LED lights are an excellent choice for your home or office for a variety of reasons. For instance, they offer exceptional value for your money. Many people fail to realize this and other fundamental differences between LED lights and traditional ones. Others do not know what they should consider when buying these kinds of fixtures…. Read more »

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 »