Art & Design I from LA Frieze Art Fair Week 2020

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Frieze Los Angeles returns after the sold-out success of its inaugural edition last year and quite a few high-end furniture showrooms put up very  impressed curated art  displays together with their new furniture collections. From today, we will start to blog a series on art & design.

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RALPH PUCCI Los Angeles & Galerie Magazine present Jeff Quinn and Marjorie Salvaterra

 

About artist Jeff Quinn: Jeff Quinn was born in 1964 in Bucks County, Pa. Jeff graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1986 with a BFA in Painting. Residing in New York for 33 years, Jeff has worked numerous shows, group shows and commissions. In 2003 he presented his first show for Ralph Pucci, and is currently teaching drawing and painting at the Parsons School of design. In May 2012 Jeff created a painted installation of over 3,000 square feet of floor and walls for Ralph Pucci during ICFF’s furniture design week.

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We love how Jeff Quinn’s calming muted-color paintings pair with  mid-century bright orange sofa.
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Pop of red in the art bring interest into this vegnette. Love this marble cole.
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Art,  for sure , will invoke a conversation at  this cozy  seating area.

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Marjorie Salvaterra is an award-winning photographer, based in LA, who joined Ralph Pucci in 2017.

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This is one of our favorites.

 

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4 Ways to Style Your Holiday Bar Cart

Happy Monday, guys, one day to Christmas Eve. We had a busy weekends and scrolled around the town to experience SoCal Christmas festive.  I will soon share some of our fabulous experience  here on our blog . Please stay tuned with us.

So for those who still have not made  their Christmas decor ready and for those who want to make the perfect final touch and want to continue their beautiful holiday  deco through New Year and  even through Chinese New Year, I have something very special for you. Yes, bar carts.  They can be a very simple open shelves you just grab from Ikea or Amazon, or some fancy designer collection with gold or silver leave finishes. For whatever the style, I got you all covered today. First thing first, let’t take a look some inspirations. I guarantee these bar cart ideas will warm up your heart immediately and make you just want to jump start your own bar cart stying immediately.

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Love, love this style!

 

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Stylish and practical

So what do you think? After going through all of the above beautiful pictures,  I bet we all feel that bart carts are must-haves for our home right?  These bar carts not only serve as  decorative pieces but also a functional full bars, isn’t that cool? You can style them the way you want–classical, boho, Scandinavia modern…

And of course, we styled our bart cart for our Home for the Holidays 2019 too. Check it out:

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As you can see here , by just adding some holiday greenery, sparkling  unique wine glasses and our whiskey collections, the bar cart suddenly become our holiday decor super star.  So here are 4 ways to style your bar carts for this holiday season:

  1. Focus on essentials.  All you need are a few quality spirits to make the classics, a  good set of cocktail tools(lime squeezer, muddler, strainer, and mixing tin are key), and some interesting glassware. Plus, buying less means you can splurge on higher-quality spirits. If you have a surplus of wine or liquor, choose the best-looking bottles and store the rest in the pantry.
  2. Use pretty accessories for a layer of  Interest and playfuness. Now that you’ve got your basics, it’s time for a shot of style. Color, pattern, and texture all come into play when styling your bar car. Vintage bar accessories such as cocktail stirs or picks are also a charming addition.
  3. Go green and red palette with a touch of  crystals, brass and silvers.
  4. Pair with a stylish elegant chair or an art work to create that ultimate holiday vignette.

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Lemon Squeezer Stainless Steel with Premium Quality Heavy Duty Solid Metal Squeezer Bowl – Large Manual Citrus Press Juicer and Lime Squeezer Stainless Steel – by Zulay Kitchen

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OXO SteeL Muddler with Non-Scratch Nylon Head and Soft Non-Slip Grip, Silver, 9-Inch (3104900)

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Premium Cocktail Mixing Glass Set – Thick Bottom 18oz – 550ml – Seamless Lead Free Crystal Mixing Glass, Spoon, Jigger, Strainer & Muddler – Professional Quality – Makes a Great Gift 

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Mixology Bartender Kit: 10-Piece Gold Bar Set Cocktail Shaker Set with Stylish Bamboo Stand | Perfect Home Bartending Kit with Gold Bar Tools and Martini Shaker for Foolproof Drink Mixing

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Copper martini glasses set of 2 by Mosscoff – 9.5oz Hand hammered solid copper goblets with exquisite reinforcement ring. – Bonus pure copper straws – A gift set no one can resist.

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VonShef Gold Champagne Glasses, Shatterproof Stainless Steel, Set of 2 Brushed Gold 9oz Champagne Flutes with Gift Box

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Silverwood FS1133B-COM Sinclair 2-Tier Serving Cart 2, 17″ L x 26.5″ W x 34.5″ H, Gold

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Coaster Home Furnishings 902589 3-Wine-Rack Serving Cart Chrome

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Linon Gina Mid-Century Bar Cart, Gold

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Silverwood Serving Cart, 16 L X 26 W X 34 H In In, Gold

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As I said earlier in this blog, you may be in the process to perfect your holiday decor, you can shop our designer collection here:

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This brass bar cart compliments the natural motif of our Arbor collection. It has twig textured detailing on the supports and handles, a solid white marble bottom shelf, and two glass upper shelves. Solid brass pivoting wheels make for easy mobility.Dimensions
42.75″L X 20″W X 37.5″H (96 LB), $2,472, free shipping, no tax until Dec. 31st 2019.


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Cast textured aluminum bronze finished upper and lower shelves have a slight detailed lip/edge and are separated and held in place with four arching hollow iron tubing legs. Ships KD (knocked down) and easy assembly is required. Smooth rolling casters make this bar cart easy to roll within your spaces. Bronze finish overall.Dimensions
36″L X 20″W X 33.5″H (39.9 LB), $1,747, free shipping, no tax until Dec. 31st 2019.


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Polish glass hand blown into a steel mold to make this beautiful shape. Pressed indentions are highlighted with hand applied gold paint. The paint is cured with an ultra-violet light to permanently adhere the gold paint to the glass. This “seals” the gold to the glass.Dimensions
8″DIA. X 9″H (4.9 LB). $197, free shipping, no tax by Dec. 31st. 2019


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These beautiful and functional barware pieces are hand blown with hand applied lions head medallions and crimped rope detail. Each piece requires multiple artisans working simultaneously to achieve the beautiful results – one person spinning the glass on a rod while one person is applying the details. This collection will elevate any bar to an elegant entertaining space.Dimensions
4.5″DIA. X 13.75″H (3 LB).$197, free shipping, no tax by Dec. 31st. 2019


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Waterford Lismore Jewels Collection Aquamarine Toasting Flute Pair

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Waterford Crystal Times Square 2014 Red Flutes, Pair

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Waterford Lismore Cobalt Hock, Set of 2

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Waterford W Flute Set of 2 Sky

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Waterford Lismore Diamond Nut Bowl- Cobalt

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Waterford Colleen 60th Anniversary 8″ Bowl Color: Cobalt

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Waterford W Bowl 7″ Sky

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4 Ways to Create a Fresh Statement out of Your Crystal Pieces

Happy Friday, guys!  We were invited to different parties almost every night this week. I love those beautiful  tabletop decor on each party and really thankful the organizers put up a lot of efforts to make each party sing.  I hope I can share those photos I took from different parties soon. And I have to say that among all of the parties, the super stars are truly those crystal decor in all kinds and they elevate everyone’s mood and make the night so special and prestigious.

I remember that when I started my own design business back then, I had a client who own so many  antique crystal pieces, I was like wow those pieces were very beautiful but they were kind of old school decoration too. As I started to acquire more and more pieces for my clients and myself, I start to realize the ultimate beauty of those hand-made crystal pieces and stunned by a lot of new modern design. I then started to study what will be the best ways to display those crystal art-crafts in different interiors.  And shockingly enough, almost all of my clients no matter what styles they prefer to, they fall in love with those crystal pieces. So today, I am going to share 5 ways to display your crystal decor items and make them shine.

  1. Crystal pieces are made to shine, so please don’t hide them away or wrapped them away. Let them be who they are and shine.
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The purple antique crystal bowl sitting on an acrylic stand in this Scandinavia-modern house entry in San Gabriel Valley.

2. It doesn’t matter it is a crystal bowel or crystal vase, it doesn’t matter how old  those crystal pieces are and how out-of-date they are, one of the best way to show off your crystal pieces  is  to use them for holding your fresh flowers.

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In one of our projects , we used this large crystal bowel with fresh roses to create a statement at my client’s entry.

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3. Use your crystal bowels or vases as  candle holders. Everybody is going to love that flicking candle flames dazzling through crystals.

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4. Yes, for your tabletop to host your beautiful fruits and nuts.

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A San Gabriel Modern Home Tour

Take a tour at   one of our newest portfolio for a modern house in San Gabriel Valley.

 

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a Trip to a Bedding Showroom

 

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I just got several bamboo pillow cases from them—super comfortable and check out their website as below:

Comfort meets sustainability. Soft on your skin. Gentle on our planet.

 

Happy Saturday

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6 Designer Wall Covering Ideas to Uplift Your Interiors II

Hello, guys, TGIF! It’s another long and hot week. I hope everyone is still doing great!  Have you read my 6 Designer Wall Covering Ideas to Uplift Your Interiors I? If you haven’t, please click here to read And today, I am going to share the rest 3 ideas that you can do  to elevate your living space without doing big construction job.

4. Hang some artworks (or create a gallery wall) that talk to you and coordinate or uniform your current interiors. The frame, the theme, color palettes, the arrangement and how high you should hang them onto the walls all play important roles to create that pleasant artsy decor. Click here to learn some tips on how to hang your artwork like a pro.

 

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I really love how they hang this artwork on the blush wall of this pastry’s outdoor space. It is a very chic outdoor space like indoor. The pastel color palette of the artwork is similar to the blush wall background.  Yet pop of the color on the artwork  really make the whole space alive.
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Again, the artwork on the wall with pop of violet color adds a freshness to this monogram-themed space—chic and fashionable
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One of the traditional projects we did—the liliac elegant drapes pull out the lilac and lavender colors on the artworks on the wall to create cohesive and harmonious vibe.
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another project we did—the pink paint on the background wall pairing red color on lady’s dress creates very romantic, feminine feeling for the space.
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One of our project–the black and white print on the wall is calming this home office with saturated colors and bold patterns.
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one of our projects—the same creams color palette on the wall and in the artwork creates this  dreamy lounge area.
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a pink vintage print pairing 2 modern Emerald Green curved chairs—-fresh and elegant

5. Stencil them up. You may not a big fan of wallpaper, although they are not your grandmother’s wallpaper and there are tones of cool designs out there and they are also much easier to get rid of in case you change your mind. You can stencil you walls instead. The key thing here is you’d got some patterns that work in your space and you have a good painter who know how to do a good job.

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One of our projects—instead using stripe wallpaper, we stenciled the vanity wall  with stripe pattern.
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one of our projects—the vanity wall in this powder room is tiled with  large-format tiles and mother-pearl mosaic inserts from Italy. To save the cost, we stenciled the wall on the both sides of vanity walls in light gloss gray and matte gray— subtle yet still make a statement 
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We totally custom-made this rose stencil walls in my client’s dining room. You can click here for the details.

6. Just install an over-sized mirror to bounce light, reflect space, create a dilution of much bigger space.

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Hope you stay cool in another hot afternoon

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