Posts Tagged "Color Science"

Turn Heads with Shades of Blush

Hot on the runway and so cool in home design, all things pink are taking the world by storm this season. Creamy corals and romantic shades of blush pair perfectly with soft grays and vibrant rain forest green—making them the…

Color Showcase: Decorating with Neutrals

I find myself increasingly drawn to rooms decorated almost exclusively in neutrals — Pinterest is flooded with such spaces and they seem so restful.  In fact, I’ve made a systematic effort to create more neutral spaces into my own home…

Pretty Pastels

Nope, it’s not the ’80s: pastels are back in fashion and decor in a big way in 2014!     Pastels in 2014 look best with lots of crisp whites…     Or paired with more funky graphic prints to…

Black: Design on the “Dark Side”

From the starless skies of an urban landscape to the menacing raven in Edgar Allen Poe’s famous poem, the color black inspires vivid thoughts and emotions. And I, for one, am obsessed with it! This shade immortalized the characteristics of…

Sophisticated Serenity: Teals

Anyone else have the “blues” lately?  I keep seeing the most amazing shades of blue popping up in home decor and I’m smitten.   They’ve got me thinking of shades in the Caribbean seas and bright summer skies.   But one shade…

Fresh Mint

Ahhh Spring! I hope you’ve gotten a taste of fresh air, warmer sunshine and budding blooms where you are, but if not, adding a touch of mint to your home will usher in the feeling of the new season. And…

Home buyers are bringing color back!

About 6 years ago, my company offered Color Consultations to home owners who struggled with white and unpainted walls. It was a great way to start a relationship with a potential design client and for the homeowner to ‘test’ out…

How to Choose and Mix Colors

Did you know that colors have personality?  Orange is energizing, blue is calming.  Red is daring, purple is regal.  Colors affect us both mentally and physically, so it’s no wonder that selecting colors for your home is difficult. I carry…