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Pantone Color of the Year 2021

A sunny color story with the promise of something profound and uplifting. The PANTONE Colors of this year are 13-0647 Illuminating and 17-5104 Ultimate Gray. This bold combination is rock solid as gray but at the same time playful and uplifting as yellow. As people look for hope to overcome the continuing uncertainty these spirited shades satisfy our quest for steadiness and vitality. The traditional style dining room above is encapsulated in the gray hues of weathered beach pebbles while […]

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Pantone Color of the Year 2020

Classic Blue Instills Calm, Confidence, and Connection. The PANTONE Color this year is 19-4052 Classic Blue. As we cross the threshold into a new era this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for stability. Blue brings a sense of peace and tranquility to the human spirit. Worldwide we gravitate to colors that bring clarity and help us re-center our thoughts. This universal favorite is easily embraced and is always my favorite! Lisa Stewart is an interior designer serving the Triangle […]

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Fall 2019 High Point Market: Best in Show

Interior Designer Sasha Bikoff shows at Currey & Company. This exhibition wins Best in Show and stopped me in my tracks because it evoked such a feeling of beauty. Thanks to Sasha and Currey & Company for lightening everyone’s mood. The fun ethereal design was inspired by Italian Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli. Walls, ceilings, and floors were painted in these rich tones. Garden green foliage and painted metal furniture added whimsy while rich fabrics tented overhead. It felt modern but […]

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Spring 2019 High Point Market: Emerald Green Everywhere

This spring we are seeing green inside too! Interior designers are finding shades of emerald, malachite, and moss green are appealing to our clients, especially those craving chroma and tired of the saturated shades of gray. But adding bold verdigris to your home can be tricky. First decide if you want it to be the predominant focal point color like the chairs in this photo. If not, perhaps a couple throw pillows may be enough. Either way, adding this happy […]

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Pantone Color of the Year 2019

This lighthearted blush color decorates the world. The PANTONE Color of this year is 16-1546 Living Coral. From flower beds to beaches and sunsets this warm natural tone encourages optimism and joyful pursuits. It provides buoyancy in our continually shifting environment. Anchored at the center of the chromatic wheel it engages the spirit and energizes the body. Get on board. Make a lively impression with this comfortable yet playful sofa. Accent with any array of colors you like! Brette Sofa […]

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2018 Fall High Point Market: COLOR Returns

Decorate with bold, bright colors to chase the gray away. Interior designers know that gray is here to stay because it has established itself as a “go-to” neutral everyone loves. But the dominance of gray over the last several years has left many craving colors. And so, the fall furniture market revealed intense hues blooming everywhere in fabrics and on walls. What a relief to have color again! The beautiful red jacquard fabric below inspired the Ambella showroom designed by […]

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Pantone Color of the Year 2018

Decorating with purple accents add intrigue and sophistication. PANTONE Color of the Year is 18-3838 Ultra Violet. The color of the vast night sky is symbolic of limitless possibilities. It communicates originality, ingenuity, and creative thinking. Inventive and imaginative, this thought-provoking shade of purple lights the way to what is yet to come. Purple has always been my favorite color. This model home in China has touches of purple with warm creams and silver. Designed in 2016, it was ahead […]

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Pantone Color of the Year 2017

Ideas to Decorate with the Color of the Year! PANTONE Color of the Year is 15-0343 Greenery, a life-affirming shade that emblemizes the pursuit of personal passions and vitality. Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens awaken again. The tangy yellow-green speaks to our desire to renew on a regular basis. Greenery symbolizes the reconnection we seek with nature. It pairs nicely with all the colors in the rainbow! […]

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Color’s Affect on Us

Our behavior and mood can change as the world of color changes around us. Colors in our environment affect us physically and emotionally. Why? Color is light. When light strikes any colored object, the object will absorb only the wavelengths that exactly match its own atomic structure. The reflected wavelengths are the color we see and feel. The important point here is that the light bulbs you use will affect the color. Color is energy. The fact that the energy […]

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The Bright White Decorating Trend

Interior Designers In Raleigh are Seeing White All Over. The all-white decorating trend is in full force among my Raleigh, NC clients who love the clean and fresh feeling. And for my northern China clients who feel the all-white look might be too cold, during my last trip there I reminded them that this light look is popular in Scandinavia where the winters are long and dark. I first embraced the swing to all-white several years ago as I worked […]

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