Yes I’m excited! Radiant Orchid is Color of the Year!

It’s that time of year!  Pantone, the color experts,  announce Radiant Orchid as the color that will have the greatest impact on our lives.  I’m energized, in fact the ability to energize us is one of the attributes of this color.  In home design that translates to livelier palettes than we have seen in quite … More Yes I’m excited! Radiant Orchid is Color of the Year!

Design Trends 2014

Part of my job as an interior designer is to keep an eye on emerging trends.  I use that knowledge when I am selecting colors and products for my clients homes. Most of the projections phase in over time so you may not notice the subtle differences until it is a full blown trend. My goal … More Design Trends 2014

Design Trends from Las Vegas Market

This summers Las Vegas Furniture Market was a welcome mix of classic traditions along with colorful updates.  The new product introductions along with design trend indicators create a worthwhile mix that helps direct our attention to the freshest looks in design. Trend: Color that Captures:  Japiur introduced so many beautiful area rugs that are so … More Design Trends from Las Vegas Market

Good Morning Color!

My chilly gray Chicago morning just had a sudden turn around when I received the news about the new Trina Turk fabric collection for Schumacher.  I was already thinking about swimsuit season and picking out something new, now I know it will be a Trina Turk pattern on me and my new lawn furniture.     … More Good Morning Color!