Are you ready for some jewel tones for this holiday season? Is red your favorite color? Well, we recently came across the new Alison Lou showroom in Mahattan’s Upper East designed by the famed designer Sasha Bikoff and fell in love with all of the jewel tones she used for this showroom. Let’s take a look together.Continue reading
In the year of 2020, a lot of us have spent quite a time in our home office. For some of us, we may continue to do so. Our home office is the place to stimulate our productivity and creativity. So, the design needs to reflect this purpose. Now it is time to spice it up and make it festive and cheerful. Today we are going to share 5 ways to decorate our home office for the holidays.
- Rich colors and shades. Neutrals are not only the color palettes for the home office. Color of red and green for sure will energize and bring festive cheers to any space.
Our color of in July is red. We have being talked about it for a while. Color of red is cheerful, warm, fashion-forward. At the same time, it can be romantic, classic and moody. Today we are going to share 15 living rooms. with a touch of red.
Iconic Lip Sofa
When we talk about color of red at home, the first thing that comes out of mind is probably Dali’s iconic lip sofa. Around 1935, Spanish artist Salvador Dalí saw something special in the face of movie star Mae West: an apartment. In a watercolor, he turned her blonde curls into portières, her eyes into paintings, her nose into a fireplace, and her lips into a divan. The last was a furnishing so provocative that British arts patron Edward James requested a three-dimensional version. The rest is the history.
The lip sofa is just such a sculptural piece that make a focal point at any space.Continue reading
Our color of July is color of bright red. If you haven’t read about it, you can click here to learn more. Color of bright red is classical in fashion, passionate, romantic, trigger a dose of positive cheerful energy. That is why I am dressed in red today to just feel good! I like to layer reds in different patterns and forms.Continue reading
Today we continue Things We Love series. If you haven’t read our series 1, you can click here to learn more. At this pandemic time, it has never been so important to create a home we can truly enjoy and appreciate, a home that is calming and energizing us at the same time. The color of July is bright red. Heavy on the chroma and attitude, the color of bright red is exactly what the world needs to keep moving forward. It is the classic in fashion and definitely can add excitement to an interior space, or exterior for that matter, with the warmth of its undertone. We particularly love the idea to add a splash of bright color at an entry. A bright red decorated entry is filled with symbolism including entry to happiness and good fortune, as a portal of welcome, and signaling a place of nourishment and safe haven.
One of my favorite things to do over the summer weekends is scrolling around little beach towns in the neighborhood. I couldn’t think where I can go to get some fresh cool beach breeze , explore unexpected vintage founds and enjoy my different colors of macarons. Often, the color palettes on the hight streets of these little towns are so fascinated that they put me in such a relaxing mood. I start to slow down and really take time to absorb and observe my surroundings. So, today I am going to feature color of red. Color of red refers to passion, happiness , positive vibes, high fashion, romance. When pairing with pale blue, pink , black and blush, it creates different moods.
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Happy Lantern Festival 2018, the last day to celebrate Chinese New Year. Usually, this is the day for the family to get together again for the new year celebration. The special dinner on this day calls Yuan-Xiao(rice ball soup). During the Lantern Festival, children go out at night to temples carrying paper lanterns and solve riddles on the lanterns. t
Benjamin Moor’s design team spent a year-long research journey to 30 cities across 12 countries, traveling nearly 100,000 miles. The team of seven Colour & Design experts attended more than 20 industry shows capturing more than 42,200 photos that illustrate points of inspiration from the arts, design, architecture, pop culture, fashion, home furnishings, and more. Their collective findings demonstrated an emergence of red hues, embodying the change, strength, confidence and vitality that permeates cultural movements around the world. Today Benjamin Moor announced their color of the year 2018—Caliente AF-290. This warm red with hint of orange, is strong, cheerful, radiant and full of energy.
The colour leader also unveiled Colour Trends 2018, a curated palette of 23 highly influential hues that enliven any room by adding depth and energy. The palette incorporates a full spectrum of reds, from hints of blush to deep oxbloods, while ensuring seamless pairings with a carefully selected range of whites, neutrals, and complementary bold hues. The Benjamin Moore Colour Trends 2018 palette includes:
- Caliente AF-290
- Deep Poinsettia 2091-30
- Cherry Wine 2080-30
- Cranberry Cocktail 2083-20
- Texas Rose 2092-40
- Pleasant Pink 2094-60
- Saddle Soap 2110-30
- Incense Stick 2115-20
- Smoked Oyster 2109-40
- Excalibur Gray 2118-50
- Wolf Gray 2127-40
- Stone 2112-40
- Black Beauty 2128-10
- Silver Marlin 2139-50
- Carolina Gull 2138-40
- Dreamy Cloud 2117-70
- Moonshine 2140-60
- Sharkskin 2139-30
- Elk Horn AF-105
- Peau de Soie AF-60
- Golden Retriever 2165-30
- White Opulence OC-69
- Coastal Path AF-380