Connecting Resources

Connecting Resources

So many web sites, so little time…
There are many web sites on the internet about color and related subjects. I hope you enjoy visiting the destinations below, some of which have been mentioned in other areas of this web site.

Garaga is one of the leading manufacturers of garage doors and overhead doors in North America. Garaga designs and manufactures superior garage doors for the residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial markets.

Holistically designed and hand-crafted natural homes. An EcoNest incorporates timber-frame, straw-clay walls, earth plasters and natural and non-toxic finishes. This combination of time-honored building traditions with modern innovations results in a home of unsurpassed health and comfort.

Fabulous Floors Magazine
An excellent online and print resource specializing in a wide variety of flooring subjects from tips to introducing new products.

Chris Smither
Listen to Chris while you work, play, or do anything where  you want to be accompanied by artistry, talent, and all-around great sounds.

School of Natural Cookery – Natural Cook Training
With this online training so you’ll be able to walk into any kitchen, open the pantry and easily make delicious, balanced, aesthetically pleasing, healthful meals – without needing a recipe.

Ellen Kennon Full Spectrum Paints
Blended from the 7 colors of natural sunlight, these beautiful colors closely mimic nature’s elements such as sky, water and stone, with infinite color and variation.  Painters report they love the product quality, also.

Hali is the long-time ultimate resource if you love fine oriental rugs, especially antiques, auctions, and high end showrooms. The magazine also has unusual articles.
Check out this online resource for information on all types of oriental rugs, including Tibetan rugs. I’ve had the pleasure of being a contributor to this site from time to time over the past 6 years.

Ultra-Guard Fabric Protection
Eco-Friendly and durable, the Ultra-Guard system protects your fine fabrics from window treatments to upholstery and rugs. You can even get the “concierge’ service for up to five years additional protection!

Damianos Photography
Distinctive photography of architecture/interiors, products and people for business.

Designer Pages
Check out this site that features the most up-to-date resources for high quality, imaginative design products.

House Beautiful Magazine
The well known magazine for luxurious and imaginative surroundings.

Home and Design Magazine
Home and Design is an exceptional reference for owners of luxury home real estate seeking interior design and remodeling ideas.

Interior Design Magazine
Interior Design Magazine offers the latest interior design trends, ideas, contemporary architecture and design news.

Better Homes and Gardens
From Better Homes and Gardens, ideas and improvement projects for your home and garden plus recipes and entertaining ideas.

GoodWeave is the premier international, non-profit organization that serves to eliminate child labor in the rug industry. Many fine rug companies are members, and Silk Road Weaves is proud to be among them. As members, a percentage of the cost of each rug we sell is designated to end child labor and increase  health and educational opportunities for families of weavers working in the production-side.  Thus, the human connection continues to benefit all involved.

William Saltzman – Artist

Minnesota artist, best known for his abstract paintings, sculpture and amazing stained glass installations in hospitals and places of worship. He’s Barbara’s father!

Paul Lukez Architecture
A wide range of extraordinary architectural services, from residential to international.

Samovar Tea 
More than just Tea, its about Lifestyle. Relax and enjoy international tea culture in a unique environment. Online, you can order tea by mail and enjoy viewing entertaining informational videos.
San Francisco, Cal.

Mandala Designs, LLC
Creative site development and strategy.

Lux Lighting Design
Award-winning Boston area lighting designer, Doreen LeMay Madden.

Bibliography on color theory, from c.350 b.c. to 2001 a.d.
This is an amazing resource for information about color theory. Updated in 2007. Just stick with this page and don’t try the links given.

The New Look of Wire and Cable Management

Hammersmith Studio
Susan and Carl Close create investment quality ironwork with the ideals and spirit of Old-World master blacksmiths.

IACCNA is the North American branch of the IACC/International Association of Color Consultants.

Well known to professionals and homeowners alike, the ASID offers a variety of design resources.

Color Marketing Group
Have you ever wondered how color trends are defined? Check out CMG to find out about this interesting organization for color trend forecasting.

It’s not political…it’s about Design! The ultimate showcase and meeting ground for the latest in high style design, with a focus on commercial design projects.

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