Greater Outdoor Living I–Friday Vibes

Think about your 4th July celebration? We know that we will continue to stay at home and enjoy our backyard life besides earlier morning hiking. Just in case you have a similar plan, we will kick off our 4th July outdoor series from today. Why not? It’s summer time. New design styles and ideas for outdoor living is blooming like no time particularly under the current pandemic crisis. Read on for our thoughts on sprucing up your outdoor living game.

  1. Chicken coops are a thing now.
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4 Ideas of Mother’s Day Tablescape

Can you believe that Mother’s Day is just around the corner. And if you are busy with Zoom conferences just like us, we have some fresh ideas for your Mother’s Day tables capes since we are all about to celebrate every special moment to stay cheerful. Plus, our quantize life is about to end. So just relax and read on.

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7 Ways to Design Wellness at Home I

With most of us staying at home over 7 weeks, we more and more realize how important our home is to us, specially a healthy home. By this coming Friday, some businesses in California will be re-open. But we know it will take a while to go back the normal. And  one of the facts of the new normal is that we will  still have to  spend more time at home. That being said, it may be a good idea to think a little bit deeper on how to create a home environment that makes us feel relaxing, soothing, comfortable and healthy.  Rooms that inspire wellness create more comfortable and livable space for our daily routines.  So, a  healthy home is the foundation for a healthy life.

From today, we are going to talk 7ways to design wellness at home

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5 Beautiful Backsplash Ideas

We recently got some requests on specifying kitchen backsplash tiles. We think it will be a good idea to put together some of our favorites here  in case you are landing on our blog today and happen to look for some cool ideas.

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If you love the timeless look of subway tile but are looking for something trendy with a little more character, chevron tiles might be your choice.  Chevron tile design takes a subway tile backsplash to new levels with dimensions and interest.

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4 Tips to Bring fun to Your Family Room with High Style

 

With closing down of  state and county parks, beach fronts in California , once again, we will have to spend more time  in our home. The human nature is that the longer you stay in one place, the more you start to focus on every details.  And that may drive you crazy. Our experience is that maybe it is time for you to do something. Rather than just staring at something that is not pleasing to the eye, do something about it–de-cluttering, re-organizing and creating something beautiful. So at the end of the day, you can at least take a break and enjoy your labor fruits. Read on to learn how bring more fun to your family room in style.

1. Take advantage of your view if you are lucky to have one.

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Please, please free up your space in front of your windows or your patio door if you happen to have a  view of a beautiful garden, a meadow,  magical mountains, breath-taking ocean or deep green forest. In the photo above, we love how the blue velvet sofa sits against a wall  and oversees the outdoor view. The trick here is those two striped upholstered X-benches. They will not block your outdoor views. Rather, they provide flexible seating options.

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2. Have a corner table setup

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One of benefits of having a corner table-set up in your family room is that it is able to use the dead space in the corner and creates a new activity zone  (such as game table)for the whole family.  You know we all have that feeling when we sit around a table in Starbucks and we intend to be able to focus on our reading or our work although it is pretty noisy in the surroundings.  And fun part is that  you can add your own decor style and personality.

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3. Low-slung sofas and chairs often open your family room more.

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These low-slung sofa and chairs in the above two pictures open up smaller family room spaces and create  very chilled lay-back vibes.

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4. Have a ping-pong table or pool table if you space allows.

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Turns an unused formal dining room into the ultimate hangout space.

 

 

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Wouldn’t be fun to have a pool table right behind of your family room seating area?

 

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Peek Inside of US Navy Hospital Ship Comfort

The USNS comfort (T-AH-20) is the world’s biggest hospital ship and it’s currently heading to the New York harbor where it’s intended to free up hospital beds in the greater new York region .The US Navy’s mammoth floating hospital USNS Comfort was sent to New York after 9/11.  The idea is that this ship, which hosts 1,000 beds, 12 operating rooms and up to 1,200 doctors, nurses and medical specialists, will be taking on non-coronavirus patients, allowing hospitals to focus on the most critical ones suffering from the virus.

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In more recent years, she was used during Hurricane Maria and for the Venezuelan refugee crisis.

 

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The huge vessel boasts one of the largest trauma facilities in the United States, complete with four functioning X-Ray machines, a CAT Scan unit, a full dental suite, optometry lens laboratory, physical therapy center, pharmacy, angiography suite and two oxygen-producing plants.  It is not only a floating hospital, it’s a floating hospital that is likely better equipped than the brick and mortar one in your town.

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Although the Comfort, and its sister ship that serves as the class’ namesake, the Mercy, are U.S. Navy ships, they come equipped with no offensive capabilities whatsoever, and exist solely to provide care to those in need on a level unrivaled by any other expeditionary organization.  The vessel began its life in 1976 as a San-Clemente class oil tanker named the SS Rose City.  It was converted and renamed in a ceremony on December 1st of 1987, when it began its new life in support of humanitarian operations the world over.

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Las Vegas Winter Market 2020 Trip VI–6 Trends in Home Furniture

 

 

Today, we continue to talk about the trends we saw from Las Vegas Winter Market 2020. There were 2 showrooms we hadn’t been to for a while. And this time, when we were back to take showroom tours, we were pretty amazed how they have change their styles from country, industrial rustic to fresh mid century modern style with a lot of great artworks and fresh flower arrangements.

1.Green leather with wood frame mid-century modern chairs are among the most popular pieces.

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2. Art plays a critical role in their vignettes and people love it.

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3. Comfy mid-century modern sofa style with great craftsmanship and details is very  popular.IMG_0990IMG_0992

4. Fresh flower arrangements elevate any interior spaces.

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5. Earthy -tone objects are people’s new  favorites since they bring calmness to home.

 

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6. Functional and eye-pleasing pieces do delivery the wow factor.

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This ladder is cool and functional.

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Chic functional mirror with a bottom shelf .

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J. Lo’s Chic and Glamorous Home II

Today, we continue to take a look at J. Lo’s Hidden Hills’ mansion interiors. If you haven’t got a chance to read part I, you can click here for details.

Breakfast Nook-–we are truly in love with the color palette in kitchen breakfast area–soft blue on the cabinetry, a romantic touch of fresh pink roses on the trimmed ebony pedestal dining table, all-white elegant dinnerwares and tea wares, antique gold empire chandeliers.  We love the intricate pattern on the china cabinets. When you use a lot of soft and muted color in your space, patterns will bring the layer of interest and they make the space look very sophiticated.

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Workman uses subtle pattern and texture to make a monochromatic scheme come to alive.

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Family Room-–we love how the the soft blue continues in the family room. Soft blue, light brown, taupe , white wall panels create such a calming and relaxing atmosphere. Who wouldn’t want to chill out here after a long working day?

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Right-arm and left-arm chaises provide an alternative to club chairs. Chaises in Castel silk. Sofa in Schumacher linen. Chairs and ottoman in Schumacher moiré. Sofa pillows in Kravet fabrics. Chaise pillows in mink. Side tables, Global Views. Lamps, Arteriors Home. Watercolors, Karla Davison. Curtains in Nancy Corzine fabric.

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Guest Bedroom–again, this is such a calming and elegant room. The white crisp bedding breaks up large-area of peach color and bring in a touch of freshness.

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Vintage side table from The Red House Interiors, designer Michelle Workman’s shop. Headboard and lamp, Williams-Sonoma Home. Linens, Peter Reed. The custom bench is in Christian Fischbacher fabric and the art on the walls are by Jean Cocteau and Ana Carballosa. Ceiling fixtur, DK Living. Curtains in Nancy Corzinefabric. The rug is from Melrose Carpet.

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Pops of modernism keep a sweet palette from becoming saccharine.

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Dining Room—it’s modern yet very elegant with blush wallpapers, crystal chandeliers and long modern dining tables.

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Side chairs, Baker in Kravet fabric. Swarovski crystal chandelier, Schonbek. Art, Julianne Boudreaux. Wallpaper is from Cole & Son.

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Luna New Year Series 2—Behind-the-Scene Story for Our 2020 CLNY Tabletop

Every year we will design Chinese New Year tabletop theme. For lunar  New Year 2020, the year of the metal rat, we features the following elements:

  1. Color Palette—embrace Pantone Color of the Year 2020—Classic Blue with touch of traditional Chinese red and pastel pink to create a modern, intimate, chic and festive decor vibe. The large area of white paint in this eat-in space balance off Classic Blue and light up the whole area.  In this color palette, we have influences from Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2020–First Light, DunEdwards Color of the Year 2020 –Mint Fresh and PPT color of the Year 2020—China Porcelain.

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  2. Mix of modern and clean-line classical furniture to create a fresh, inviting, relaxing, comfy and feminine atmosphere where we are often drawn to for a holiday family get-together.

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A banquette seating is trendy in any eat-in space, specially the corner area —it looks pretty neat, stylish and offer extra seats and storage for get-togethers.  The plush cushions, upholstered fabric and throw pillows together elevate the every-day eat-in spaces and bring in elegance.

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a Fabulous Art Show of Ettore Sottsass

We love to stroll around LA’s Art District over the weekends.  We love to see the young energies and emerging trends here.  So often, we are just amazed and entertained by one OF kinds of graffiti on the street. I may not a big fan of graffiti. But I love those in Art District thanks to the beautiful color palette they use and meanings behind each of these street art.

 

 

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And for today’s trip, we visited several art galleries. They were all very cool and interesting.  We specially love the art show ofEttore Sottsass.   Ettore Sottsass was an Italian architect and designer during the 20th century. His body of work included furniture, jewellery, glass, lighting, home objects and office machine design, as well as many buildings and interiors. Sottsass made his name as a designer who, through color  form and styling, managed to bring office equipment into the realm of popular culture.  Today’s show was about his signature cabinets, shelving, ceramic, glassworks. 

 

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Art Work by Ettore Sottsass

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