Posts Categorized: Interior design

More Palettes – the Many Moods of Summer

Here it is, only the end of July and yet it almost feels like “Summer” is over. Why is that? Time passes so quickly? Maybe it’s because we’re already seeing Fall fashions. But wait, there’s more!’ (ok where have we heard that before?) It is still happening and in a typically glorious way, too.  So, not really after the fact—but rather in reflecting on recent memory both mental and visual—I wanted to present a few color palette ideas based on natural surroundings and a few other things, too. After all, the “Many Moods of Summer” includes a lot! It’s not all… Read more »

“Creative” and “Personal” – a Few Short Tips about Paint Finishes

Think “Creative and Personal” with these short tips about paint finishes. Without a lot of discussion, I wanted to present a few concise tips to consider when you’re selecting interior paint colors for your home. Typically, we have three choices for paint finishes (some companies have one or two in between them): Flat, Eggshell, SemiGloss, and High Gloss. Deep Color Effects Traditional Family Room by Cambridge Architects & Building Designers LDa Architecture & Interiors Here’s a good place to use a flat finish for velvet elegance but just be wary of burnishing. Best used in a space that does not… Read more »

A Maslow-Inspired Thanksgiving Color Palette

What are the colors of Thanksgiving? So much more than paint, decorating, or  “trend palettes.” I wanted to offer some color-reflections for the holiday season, and beyond. What’s important? Please share your own inspirations and color-reflections!