The New Romantics movement was a pop culture movement that started in the late ‘70s and is characterised by flamboyant fashion influenced by Victorian Dandies. Here we see the trend being given a modern twist in the past year and the trend will go strong in the year of 2023. It’s all about classic elegance and understated luxury. Quality and craftsmanship are also key to this trend. Here are our takes on The New Romantics.Continue reading
Lighting plays such a magical role in any home. Discover how this modern interpretation of a country home effortlessly marries English style with an inviting American spirit.Continue reading
We came across this eye-candy home on the internet today and love its simplified classical vibe and neon colors.
The marble floor design is pretty eye-catching and the classical gilded portrait nicely contrasts with the modernity in the entry. Click here to see more entry design ideas.
The chinoiserie painting on this console really shows the top-notch craftsmanship and makes quite a statement in the entry.Continue reading
Chinoiserie has been around centuries thanks to its timeless and elegant design. Chinoiserie wallpaper was used to be a status symbol because they were all hand-painted in the past. With the advanced digital printing technologies, the Chinoiserie wallpaper has became more affordable over the years although we still love to offer our clients the hand-painted ones if they have the budget. Chinoiserie is the European interpretation and imitation of Chinese and other East Asian artistic traditions, especially in the decorative arts, garden design, architecture, literature, theater, and music. We have blogged chinoiserie in dining rooms, today we are going to share 21 Chinoiserie bedroom ideas.
We love this creamy botanical garden themed chinoiserie wallpaper in this all-white bedroom, adding romantic pattern to the space.
Blue is the most favored color in the world and it is true for the chinoiserie wallpaper too.
The subtle pastel flowers on this blue wallpaper are simply fresh and beautiful .
A subtle metallic sheen on this wallpaper adds a touch of glam to this modern and rustic bedroom.Continue reading
We came across this San Francisco home on internet and fell in love with its classical bone, the art and historical details. Here are some of our favorite spaces. Let’s take a look together.
The house is a 1926 Presidio Heights home in San Francisco for a young family. The spiral staircase metalwork is original . The newly installed black-and-white checkered marble flooring is such a good match to the classical bone of the house. A vintage Curtis Jeré brass pendant, and a deconstructed Venus statue by European art collective, Troika by the entry all indicate the distinguished taste of the owner. This entry establishes the tone for the rest of the houses– artsy, classical, grandeur yet modern and clean-lined.Continue reading
The color of blue has been huge in the year of 2020. As matter of the fact, the color of blue has been always one of the most likeable colors by people globally. The magic often lies in how to play with pattern and texture to create a sophisticated and layered look in the sea of blue that is not only calm, soothing but also rich, warm and inviting, the way that we want our home to feel. Mark D. Sikies is one of the masters to often use blue-and-white palette to create a modern classic beauty in people’s life. Today we are going to tour his latest project for fashion designer Karen Kane . Mark Sikies re-imagined Karen’s dark and dated 1980 home in Pacific Palisades, California and transformed it into a relaxed and gracious Provençal estate with a vivid dance of blues and aged artisanal finishes. Here are some of our favorites.
Custom wrought-iron lanterns light the arched limestone entrance. From here, we are able to peek the sweeping staircase with a touch of blue.Continue reading
Happy Monday! The weather starts to get chilled everyday. Finally, we feel the fall is coming. So, what’s your mood to dress up your home for the coming holiday season? In case, you want something a lit bit cheerful and exciting, we are going to tour a Florida home that is full of dramatic touches.
We came cross on this sophisticated home earlier today and simply love its classic vibe, elegant details and color of choices of pink, lavender, blue and orange, which make home warm, inviting and fashion-forward.Continue reading
We came across this beautiful home by designer Alexandra Kaehler when we search some inspiration from internet. This is actually her own home. We love the sophisticated interiors with a livable vibe by bringing in colors, floral prints and amazing wallpaper. Here are some of our favorite highlights.
A mood board is part of our visual presentation to put our selections of color swatches, fabric samples, wallpaper samples, tile samples together for a certain room.