Design Trends and Tips

Paris Design Week – Maison & Objet

Twice a year Paris welcomes those with a passion for design. This year Maison & Objet decided to extend the energy of its exhibition aisles into the entire city and Paris Design Week was born. It became a festival, showcasing the art of living and creatives within Paris. International designers, architects, decorators, fashion designers, and chefs also answered the design call. For two weeks the players in the world of home design offered the best in trends, innovations, decoration and […]

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The Luxury African Design Trend is Everywhere

Luxury Ardmore Ceramic Art is a thriving studio of predominantly Zulu artists established in 1985 in South Africa by Fée Halsted. Every piece of Ardmore is a one-of-a-kind creation. The sale of these wonderful works of art uplifts the Ardmore community and provides vital economic assistance for their families. Now more than 70 artists strong, Ardmore Art is flourishing in the United States with the enthusiastic support of Ed Pascoe, founder of Pascoe Gallery located in the trendy art and […]

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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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Award Winning Romantic Bedroom

This classic traditional main bedroom I designed in 2010 continues to be a favorite on all Social Media sites. Here are a couple tips for you to create your own romantic looking bedroom. ~The entry should be clear, free of clutter and open. This bedroom suite has French doors. ~The bed should be spectacular. Find a bed you LOVE so every time you walk into the room you feel LOVE! My clients went to extraordinary efforts to purchase this English […]

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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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Fireplace Wall Artist

This beautiful wall is plastered with an intricate vine pattern and then hand painted with multiple layers and metallic glaze. As the lighting changes throughout the day one can see subtle changes in the artwork’s textures and reflections. The homeowner of this classic modern mansion loves the simple and yet elegant look of her updated fireplace. Before calling me, she was so bored with this wall. She tried to fill those three arched niches with all manner of decorative items, […]

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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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Explore Contemporary Interior Design

Combine what’s currently trending in design with the tried-and-true classics and you end up with Contemporary Interior Design. The main floor of this stylish town house highlights decorating trends top to bottom. Notice the bold up-to-date color scheme with warm wood floor and walls. Black focal points carry your eye around the room, as gold, gray and white accents repeat throughout. The eclectic mix of traditional & modern and old & new is very current. Decorating the ceiling is in […]

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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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