3 Colors that are Trendy Now

It’s almost the end of August.  I feel I just cannot wait to see all of  the new color palettes in fall. Here are 3 colors that I start to see them everywhere and they may dominate the this coming fall season.

  1. Chili Pepper Red— a little bit red on accessories like purses, boots, socks, …etc pairing with warm neutrals  is fresh, exciting yet classic and ladylike.4f1fc827becf8fc62570522a43f1ef900cec1b2d68bce193054bc7b155734d0d

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2.Cinnemon:

Cinnamon is a warm, medium shade of brown.

Cinnamon is darker than shades like tan and beige but lighter than chocolate or true brown. Its warm undertones mean the hue can sometimes look red or orange-tinged. Cinnamon color looks fashionable, youthful and sophisticated when pared with checkered patterns and animal prints.

 

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3.Vanilla Custard

If you’re looking for subtler colors to try this season, then sumptuous cream and beige tones are your perfect choice. The expensive-looking neutral shades are gorgeous when layered in different fabrics.

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Sunday Mood-board—Bold color and Pattern

Good morning! How’s your Sunday going so far? I woke up earlier and watered my garden first. I feel it is such a bless for me to enjoy my garden in the morning.  I love to observe how morning sun light shines through the greeneries with a little cute dew drops. It is such a romantic moment for me. What’s your Sunday mood? what color are you in mood for today?

We visited an art installation yesterday and it is about colorful rolling-hill landscape in Ireland. I’ve never been to Ireland and I guess people there must be very happy. You know that is true since we all have a good time on St. Patric’s Day. so here is my sunday color block mood-board. Enjoy!

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a fashion statement with color blocks.
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Field Rest with a lot of blue shades
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a pose with yellow and orange

Happy Sunday

The Colorful Urban Landscape of DTLA

 

DTLA has being gone through the major transformation within last several years. Every time, we are here, we always can see something new and feel something new.   So it is pretty exciting experience to explore new DTLA for food, cafe, architectures, boutique hotels, museums, etc.  And often the landscape of the mix -and- max of the new with historical buildings make the city so charming.

We were recently invited to a preview party of new property in China Town which is really close to city hall. The property is multi-purpose combining  with retails and residential. I am pretty amazed by how they use the color, patterns and mid-century furniture they choose.

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Here is the pretty cool location.  You can see the city hall is right in the middle. Photo by Robert Ke 
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The property has several buildings featured cheerful bright color blocks. 

 

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When you enter the 4th floor lobby, you see this kitchen first. First of all, I really like the color palette they chose here–cool high-glossy navy blue on the cabinetry with warm textured brown copper tiles on the wall and floor. The white quarts countertop finishes the whole vignette look with a touch of fresh modern crispness. Second of all, I quite like how they design the shelving box around the fridge—it’s kind of not that serious but pretty stylish and thoughtful  vibe.  Yes, a good work flow, plenty of countertops and relax vibes often create a dream place to host a big social party.
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Here is a huge industrial chandelier at one of the entries. One of the cool features for this property is how they mix and match different styles of lighting fixtures which makes ceilings and vertical spaces so interesting.  Different layers of lighting design make your eyes always look up and move around and find that unique object.
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These playful pendants hanging over the large table in the lobby contrasts with the masculine chandelier by the entry we were just talking about above.
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This is another example how they mix different styles of light fixtures. 

 

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A perfect picture frame. Now you know Pantone Live Coral really plays big this year. 

 

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And of course, I cannot miss a  great selfie opportunity with this colorful and alive  urban landscape.

 

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And here is one I stand outside on the roof of the building.
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These cute pool side chairs carry Brazilian cheerful vibes and you feel they invite you  to have a seat on them.
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These cute pool side chairs carry Brazilian cheerful vibes and you feel they invite you  to have a seat on them.
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And I am really obsessed with this day bed. Can I have a drink here, please ?
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Hahaha, with my pink flamingo.

 

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And a rooftop swing in a stylish shape and cool color.

 

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So time to enjoy the sunset view.

Happy Saturday

 

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Selfie Sunday—Color of Red

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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Red and Pale Blue—very vintage

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This blue and red interior is classical with a modern twist.

 

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Red- on- Red and Black—modern

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Red and black kitchen —super modern and luxury
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Red and Pink—happy and cheerful

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Orange red with pink interiors—fashionable and youthful.

 

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Red and Blush—peaceful, soft and romantic. This is the color palette where I love to enjoy my sweets.

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Monday Inspiration

From color schemes , forms, textures, to mix-and-match styles, lighting fixtures, furniture, I often find my inspiration from newly renovated hotels. Here are four of recent renovated hotels I am in love with:

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John Pawson’s New Jaffa Hotel Brings Contemporary Design to an Ancient Israeli Neighborhood
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Four-season hotels, Hampshire, UK—traditional English-country-house-vibe with modern twist.

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Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Copenhagen

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Hotel of Californian, Santa Barbara

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Weekend Vibes

 

“Less Talk, More Ice Cream”, what about talks over ice cream?

I love just scrolling  around the neighborhoods of  Los Angeles to experience diversified cultures, find new cool shops with quirky interiors, or simply having my sweet-treats and batheing in the sunshines.  What about you? How do you spend your weekends?

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Peach and Gray—cool and inviting
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Cool Vibes

 

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Color of Orange is all about being happy and optimistic.

 

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I am just like everyone here and enjoying each other’s company. 

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8 Ways to Use Shades of Blue

We just got some decorative pillows for the client—all shades of blue. I hadn’t been a big  fan of color of blue. But I am right now, maybe because we just saw so many blue sea and blue sky during 4th July vocation.  Anyway,  Those pillows in shades of blue just look so adorable. I think you totally agree with me that color of blue make a calm, chic and elegant spaces.  Today we share e  8 ways to use shades of blue:

  1. Just use as pop of color among the large area of background white to create super modern atmosphere:Bwhite-living-room-furniture-couches-1506368099

2. Of course, use on the wall to create different yet cohesive feels from the next room.

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3. Use on the panelings and trims only to create historical highlights.

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4. Yes, on the cabinets to have that timeless, crisp and chic style:

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5. How about layer different shades of blue to create that super upscale and sophisticated feel?Bedc110115deniot02

6. Blue striped wallpaper—easy breezy beach vibe.

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7.  From floor-to-ceiling—such a cozy room.Balisa-bloom5-1526585121

8. Yes, on pillows please.IMG_0306

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Chinese Porcelain —Color That Brings Your Calmness and Elegance—PPT Color of 2020

When we are still embracing all of the shades of Pantone color of the year 2019 –Live Coral, PPG, the paint company with 135 years history just recently introduced its Color of the Year 2020—Chinese Porcelain.  Just by the name, your mind starts to imagine those crisp Chinoiserie blue-and-white.  Yes, it is kind of blueish color, combining rich cobal blue and moody ink blue. It’s calm, elegant, modern, chic.

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Maybe because summer is here and I immediately fell in love with this color. I feel it is so ease on eyes and have a depth.

“In a world where sleep is viewed as a luxury and the anxiety of a fast-paced world is all too real, it’s only fitting that the color trends for this upcoming year offer escapism in today’s technologically-driven society. Hand-selected by PPG’s global color experts, the PPG paint brand’s 2020 Color of the Year, Chinese Porcelain (PPG1160-6) is a blend of cobalt and moody, ink blue that imparts calmness and restful sleep while also offering the spirit of hopefulness – a commodity in a restless world.”

And  the most important part is that I am so eager to find out how the design talents apply this colors in creative ways.   Let’s start from fashion.

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Elegant and modern 

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Feminie yet cool

 

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Reasonable and romantic
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Famine, fashionable and elegant. Love blue shades pairing with coral and pink.
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Dining Room

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Living Room

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Bedroom

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Outdoor

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Hope you enjoy all of them

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7 Paint Colors That Make You Look Good in Any Room

To choose right paint colors is to make us feel good in the room. Usually the paint colors that make us feel good often make us look good. Who wouldn’t want the paint colors that flatteren our skin tones?  Here are 7 designer-approved paint  colors that make us look good in  any room:

 

  1. Oval Room Blue 85 — Farrow & BallLgallery-1446054164-oval-room-blue.jpgOVERROOMBLUEImageHandler.ashx.jpg

Blue is one of those colors that just happens to flatter every skin tone, This particular shade has a little gray in it, which makes it even more soothing.

2. Pale Powder 204 — Farrow & Ball

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“Like a true blonde — and those who want to be one — this pale blue-green is complex and enchanting. Throughout the day, it changes from robin’s-egg blue to gray-green, radiating a subtle glow that makes both people and furnishings look like the best versions of themselves. Pair it with moss-green velvet upholstery, modern art, and black-lacquer chinoiserie.” — SARAH BARTHOLOMEW

3.Deep Forest Pine 30GG 09/106 — Glidden

“I’m just back from Paris, and this green was everywhere — on people in the street, on the accessories and furniture in the antiques shops on the Rue Jacob, and even at the flea market. Imagine how great it would look in a dining room. It would really set off a face, as well as a painting. Do it in lacquer for a beautiful sheen.” — SUZANNE KASLER

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4.Antiguan Sky 2040-60 — Benjamin Moore

“Aqua is a calming color, which balances a fiery red-head like myself and makes for a pretty room. Actually, most people look good in aqua, and when you look good, you feel more confident. I often like to use a range of one color, so I might add a darker teal or Prussian blue. Red or pink would punch it up and give it more pizzazz.” — LINDSEY CORAL HARPER

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5. Dance of the Goddesses 23-1A — Valspar.

“You know how beautiful a pearl necklace looks against skin? Maybe that’s why this appeals to me. It’s the softest, most luminous pearl with just the slightest hint of pink. Paired with silver hardware, cream trim, and Thassos marble, it would make the most elegant dressing room. Add slate or navy to intensify the effect with some contrast and drama.” — JOAN CRAIG

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6. Calamine 230 — Farrow & Ball

“While watching the Academy Awards, I was struck by how beautiful the starlets looked in pink. They simply glowed! What better color to surround yourself with in your bathroom? Simply fill the tub and feel pretty, calm, and soothed. No plastic surgery needed here…just a glass of pink Champagne! Cheers!” — MELANIE TURNER

 

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7.Tissue Pink, –Benjaminmoore promises to complement any outfit and skin tone.

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Colors that Make you Calmer

From fashion to automobile, yes, we see a lot of cream, almond, vanilla colors in 2019. The other day, I just unintentionly picked up a cream hat for myself . It looks so good with almost everything.

 

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Those warm almond/cream colors are classical, soft and timeless. Now, the trend comes to the interiors too. These almond colors truly never go out of style and they do the wonder in the room.

1. DIMITY, FARROW & BALL
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It’s soft, elegant and warm, perfect applied on the trims and also rich enough to stand alone on the walls and ceilings.

“This paint color makes it into a lot of our residential projects. It is the perfect trim color when the walls are deep classic hues but it is also rich enough to stand alone on walls and ceilings themselves. I used Dimity in my bedroom when I moved into my Manhattan home six years ago and I’m still impressed by the softness and elegance years later.” — Anna Beeber

2.NATURAL WICKER, BENJAMIN MOORE

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This is a quite special shade,  not too white, not too yellow, and it looks great with anything.  It is the color of a Marcona almond. IIt will look super elegant snd chic paired with leafy green or the glossiest chocolate brown.

 

3.OXFORD STONE, FARROW & BALL

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This classic dark taupe was inspired by the cottages found in the pretty Cotswold villages of Oxfordshire. It Brimming with warmth and an unmatchable depth, the subtle richness of Oxford Stone creates an earthy and uplifting finish from top to bottom, sweeping across woodwork and walls.

It’s perfect for an English country kitchen while still feeling current and fresh.

 

4.CHINA WHITE, BENJAMIN MOORE

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China white is both cool and warm at the same time. The subtle creamy depth of the color is perfect to harmonize with both vintage elements and contemporary details.

5.NAVAJO WHITE, BENJAMIN MOORE

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Its almondy richness makes it the perfect neutral. Sometimes, if a room does not have good natural light, a sharp white can go a bit gray. This ensures a warmness.

 

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