Sunday, April 24, 2016

TOP 10 Statement Lighting at the Architectural Digest Show 2016

To set the tone of a room, choose a dramatic lighting fixture. I love a light that can be a conversation piece. On the floor of Architectural Digest Home show 2016, a wide array of impressive hanging fixtures and sconces successfully caught my eye. Each one unique but each used scale differently to create strong sculptural fixtures with a real impact. Here are my top 10 faves from the show:












  


























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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Shhh who loves black?

Black has always been my favorite color. Its mostly the main color in my wardrobe,a powerful and sexy color. I wasnt shocked to learn that TV personality Genevieve Gorder also loves black.... She says,"  the color black gives contrast and depth, it is masculine with a sultry femininity to it. Black is the great illusionist for designers, to the back of a bookcase black creates an illusion of greater depth, in a flat finish on walls it pops everything off in the world."

Genevieve loves Valspar’s Dark Kettle Black 4011-2: 


 




Here are some tips how to use black in a bedroom and a kitchen. Black creates a dramatic ambiance and loves brass in this bedroom by designer Jessie d. Miller. Love!









Black is a great backdrop to this chic kitchen by designer Jonathan Legate for Brizo.  Look at the black Solna Brizo faucet standing so proud! Chic!





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