Interiors by KHK Designs

Home is the backdrop of life.  As we evolve, our homes should too.  Aerian Lauder says” I’v always been inspired by beautiful interiors.”

Sit back , have sip a coffee and enjoy!

 

From Red-Carpet to Home

 

We did see some exciting fashion moments from last night’s 90th Oscar Academy Red Carpet.  There were a lot of white, blush, red and unique bold blue, neon pink…   Here is our pairing tradition From Red-Carpet -to -Home.  Enjoy!

 

  1. Whitewhites.jpg

whitepair-2.jpg

Screen Shot 2018-03-06 at 9.28.50 AM.png

pair-white.jpg
ZENDAYA IN GIAMBATTISTA VALLI HAUTE COURE

 

The beauty of white is its versatile range to go from an ultra creamy white.   In 2018, white goes strong both in the fashion and interiors.  Here are more white interiors:

 

2. Blush

embellished-pink.jpg

2018-03-05T010222Z_1_LYNXMPEE24015-OUSEN_RTROPTP_3_ENTERTAINMENT-US-AWARDS-OSCARS-FASHION
Allison William stepping out in a nude Armani Prive couture gown with a long train.

Screen Shot 2018-02-17 at 10.06.29 AMScreen Shot 2018-02-17 at 10.06.41 AM

Screen Shot 2018-03-05 at 4.34.35 PM.png

 

3. Pale Blue

pair7

z-5

Screen Shot 2018-03-06 at 10.40.38 AM.png

 

 

4.Grey Blue

 

pair-4.jpg
She wowed as she hit the red carpet in an elegant, form-fitting blue gown, which featured long sleeves, a high neckline.

Screen Shot 2018-03-06 at 10.20.51 AMScreen Shot 2018-03-06 at 10.21.15 AM

5. Bright Blue

 

pair-5.jpg
NICOLE KIDMAN IN ARMANI PRIVÉ

blue-1blue-2blue-3

6. Red and Pink.

pair6.jpg
Emma Stone wore a silky Louis Vuitton  pantsuit . The red blazer with a hot pink bow was paired with blue pants, which definitely stood out on the red carpet.

 

IMG_4599-1holidayreading

holidayshowhouselivingroom

7. Bright Pink

pair8.jpg
VIOLA DAVIS IN MICHAEL KORS

 

8. Red

Besides white, red, the lipstick red, is another color to dominate 2018 Oscar red carpet.

red1-allison-janney-and-meryl.jpgred2.jpg

C921FC8F-1151-4925-ACA6-89D7D4EB67B8_w1023_s.jpg

pair1.jpg
Leslie Mann in Zac Posen Resort and Brian Atwood shoes

red-7

red-6red-8

Happy Monday

 

http://www.khkdesignsinterirs.com

Charm of Powder Blue—Fashion Inspiration from Queen Elizabeth II

Yes, Queen Elizabeth II. was on LFW last Tuesday afternoon at Richard Quinn’s show,  her Majesty first -time- ever fashion show.  She was a quite surprise guest.   By putting  her purpose on the floor, the Queen enjoyed the show like a pro.   She looked lovely, kind, elegant and engaged  in a bespoke powder blue design by her royal dressmaker Angela Kellyand.

queen921396946.jpg
lovely
queen-1
elegant

queen-3

queen2
The seat Queen sit on is Philippe Starck Perspex ‘ghost’ chair worth around £200, with arm rests and a velvet cushion

queen22forqueen2queen180220-queen-elizabeth-lfw-njs-1328_43ff04fe3493bc173882e30df56a30aa.nbcnews-ux-1024-900queen180220-teeman-london-fashion-week-embed1_ffe23g

queengettyimages-921406594queenlede_Richard-Quinn-and-Queenqueenskynews-queen-london-fashion-week_4236215

queen342592.jpg

 

Don’t you love that powder blue the Queen wears—it’s light, classic yet modern, elegant, soft and noble.  Powder blue, a fresh take on baby blue, can  actually pair well with all your favorite hues of the season in every room.  Take a look!

Screen Shot 2018-02-24 at 1.16.51 PM

b9352a2752fcd103b9188112bf453bd1f
ight blue 2066-70 Paint – Benjamin Moore

b4d9a20682c3fe41d6992a01137440e5a--best-blue-paint-colors-nursery-paint-colors.jpg

 

IMG_3827
modern and fresh.
greenhour2
traditional take
kitchenmix
modern, light  and elegant
1218aae2065055bfdcb57bb715979a80
Bluish mosaic wall is just so beautiful.
775ce2d799c546643052e084457028bf
powder blue pairing with gold—classic and modern.
SEATING-2
Serene Beauty
3f06887473c4ed7b41dc19bc8f1571b3
The color palette has nice contrast with pink. The feeling here is very feminine and fashionable.
154da539638ad0bf87fc96ee8ab3d521
Powder blue creates upscale yet relaxing atmosphere.
e650add45d9271efe9d902250b2da8de
classy, subtle, sophisticated and tranquil

 

Happy Weekend

untitled

A splash of Pink

For some weired reason, I always have a mood for color of pink on Wednesday.  What about you?  What is your mood color on Wednesday?  From hot pink, blush to muted pastel, pink always evokes feeling of romance, dream, elegance, feminism, sophistication and sweetness.

outdoorxmasdecor-3
Roses in different shades of pink for a Spring garden high-tea time.

 

 

outdoorxmasdecor
Pink flowers always look gorgeous with blue-and-white vase.
IMG_3210
The pink tablecloth pairing with  pink florals is always such a romantic approach for a Valentine’s Day  table decor.
IMG_4395
Pink flowers and birthday cake—my favorite!
readingroom
Pink and Pantone’s Ultra Violet means feminine and beautiful
IMG_8461
Pink with neutrals.
IMG_1379
Pink flowers add freshness and modern flair to this traditional dining room.
holidayguestroom-1
Muted pink is one of signature colors for Scandinavia design.
hoklidaylivingroom
Pink and red means nobel, elegant and fashionable.
IMG_9325
Hot pink means pay attention to me!
hokidayoffice-1
Pink— a soft touch for your office.

IMG_0319

cropped-myhomespringdining.jpg
Pink is spring color.
v-freshflowers
Pink and brass—elegant yet modern.
holidayshowhouselivingroom
Pink walls and ceiling
candypink
Pink bathroom
cropped-img_7228.jpg
A romantic spot.

cropped-mondayvignette.jpg

cropped-wednesdayroom1.jpg
classic vibes
WANGFAMILYROOM
A vintage pink print over the fireplace
partyset
a traditional beauty

It looks like we do use a lot of pink in our design projects.

Happy Wednesday

http://www.khkdesignsinteriors.com

From Runway to Hallway—5 ways to incorporate fashion trends into your home

Fashion always inspires interior designs.  Wouldn’t be nice if we are able to please our eyes every so often by incorporating some newest runway trends tat inspire us.  Check out 5 ways to incorporate fashion into your home.

 

 

 

Enjoy!

untitled

http://www.khkdesignsinteriors.com

Elegant in Red

 

gettyimages-848613596-embed.jpg
Getty Image

Nicole Kidman arrived Emmy Awards last Sunday in a a Calvin Klein By Appointment grenadine silk gazar pleated bodice dress by Raf Simons. The gown was paired with Calvin Klein 205W39NYC pink satin sandals with asymmetrical crystal straps.  She looked absolutely elegant and stunning in color of red.  Red is the color of energy,  strength, power, determination as well as passion, desire, and love.  When paired with pink,  red create warmth, vibration,  excitement and romance  in both fashion and interiors .    It’s intriging, elegant, fashionable, ladylike and timeless.

paint it red and pink inline prev.jpg
the Romance of Pink and Red

Here are more photos for pink and red paring in fashion:

 

redpink4
Elegant and feminine
redpink1
Youthful
redpink2
Edgy yet elegant
redpink3
the queen

 

Let’s look at pink and red pairing in interiors:

redpinki1.jpg
Everyday Romance

 

 

 

024
Fresh, fashionable, modern and ladylike
LAHOUSE3Livingroom
in muted tones.
c095b4d047a1f9c249636f3c5b221f3f
Moody
21414806_1614037348646906_8496096462275179902_o.jpg
Vintage and romantic
diningroom
Timeless elegant
new_traditionalja11
vintage and elegant
upstairs-on-the-square-cambridge-ma-restaurant-scalamandre-zebras
Glamour
pink-dining-room
Cheerful
1a1799f8d216a437ebf4ec02a79c89d7
Classic and ladylike
cropped-wednesdayroom1.jpg
Graceful and serene
cropped-mondayroom.jpg
fashionable
IMG_0830
Glamours and romantic

 

 

flowermarket-12

redtouch-2
the story-telling

Enjoy!

untitled

www.khkdesignsinteriors.com

A Pretty Start

The past weekend was crazy and fun.  We went to West Edge Design Fair and truly inspired by a lot of cool designs.  Hopefully,  I am  able to share our inspirations here soon.   Anyway, my Monday always starts with playing textiles, flowers in different shades and colors and set up the mood colors and design theme for the whole week.  For this week, we are in the mood  for red, dark purple and pink complemented by leafy green. The color palette suits for current fall decor–fashionable, elegant and quiet.  Through the week, we will share some of our design projects based on this color palette.  Here are some photos from our studio this morning.

 

mondayfloral-3
I always spend some time in the flower market on Sundays. Love these  red tulips.
mondayfloral-5
Dark purple is such a beautiful color for flower arrangement for this fall decor.
mondayflral-2
Nature is always my inspiration.
mondayflral-6
Purple and pink.
mondayfloral-9.jpg
Red roses in the morning sunshine.  Coffee is served.
desk
My favorite spot on Monday, where I create our weekly design theme and color palettes.

Happy Monday!

untitled

 

 

 

5 Ways to Create a Chic Country Dining Room

As fashion shows go on, we are inspired and love to get the looks from Run-way to Hallway. And also, we do have Fall in Los Angeles.  As the foliages in the whole world start to change the colors, we also crave for the feeling that make us feel unique, warm, romantic, strong, matured and homy. So what came my mind is the color combination of tangerine  and dark blue.

Tangerine and blue
Tangerine and blue

After those pastels and cool beach colors dominated the whole summer, this combination of warm and cool saturated colors suddenly brings us a drama. It’s modern and chic. It makes a very strong statement. This is the case study how we used this fashion combination colors in recent country-style design project and make the place pleasant and livable.

Fall & Winter 2015--2016 Color Trend
Fall & Winter 2015–2016 Color Trend

room-2

Chic Country Dining Room
Chic Country Dining Room

Here are 5 steps to create this fashionable dining room look:

  1. Choose what inspired us most and make it as the start point. In this project, it’s the color combination of tangerine and blue. It’s such an interesting contrast  for this country barn-style room.
  2. Paint walls and the ceiling neutral colors as the calm backdrop for the future furnishings and pops of tangerine and blue.
  3. Mix-and-match the style— have the modern clean-line furniture to give the room a fresh and youthful loom.
coffee-finish dining table
coffee-finish dining table
leather dining chair
leather dining chair
modern dining chair
modern dining chair
Lounge Chair
Lounge Chair
floor lamp
floor lamp

4. Chinoiserie on the screen and geometric patterns on the rug and Roman shades balance the energy between Yin and Yang, feminine and masculine.

5. Abstract artworks just leave  the imagination of whoever enters the room wide open.