MINIMALIST OR MAXIMALIST?

So, what is minimalist in interior design? It’s simply a way to create serene, peaceful, and orderly spacial arrangements. It has a sense of clarity without being empty. A maximalist on the other hand, likes more of everything. Not necessarily hoarding or overstuffed rooms, but it leans toward patterns, bold colors, ornate details and one …

WELCOME HOME FALL

It’s the time of year that poet John Keats called the “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness”.  Autumn is a season well known for it’s harvest time, turning leaves, cooler temperatures and early night falls. Autumn is also the time to bring the warm colors of fall into your home. When decorating, pick a look …

WARM COLORS

It was Sir Isaac Newton who first created the color diagram around 1665, known as the Color Wheel. The side of the color wheel that is comprised of reds, oranges, yellow, and yellow-greens are typically known as warm colors. Brown, Taupe, and Beige are considered warm neutrals – ideal for interior design.  A palette of …

PLAIDS

During the 19th century, this pattern made the leap from Europe to the US as the word we now know as Plaid. Midwest company Woolrich Woolen Mills gave plaid’s popularity a boost when they originated Buffalo Plaid in the 1850’s. Buffalo Plaid is a plaid with large blocks formed by the intersection of two different …