Archive for the ‘Color’ Category

Peggy Wolf

15Oct14

Wow! I was blown away when I saw the work of Peggy Wolf. Her use of color, shading, and mixed media is phenomenal.  The pieces shown here all convey a sense of mystery and have you wondering about the story behind each of these women.  You can see and purchase (they are very affordable) your favorites at […]


One of the kings of eclectic style, Philippe Starck, has collaborated with Bettis-Tarazu Architects along with YOO, to bring this 56 story hotel to life with vibrant color and a striking mélange of styles to Panama. Personal favorites include the marble chairs, the tree ceiling, and that fantastic escalator area. Images via


If you are moving into a new space and cannot decide or agree on color schemes, black and white throughout is the perfect solution. This home shows the right way to achieve a warm and comfortable ambience with the use of varying textures, finishes, and small color accents, along with a mix of modern and […]


Dirk-Jan Kinet

25Sep14

I am deeply in love with this home of designer Dirk-Jan Kinet, located in Mexico City, where old world charm meets mid-century modern and a riot of color ensues. Recently featured in the Spanish Architectural Digest, the spaces are mostly deliciously dark and moody but are relieved by splashes of pinks, oranges, yellows, and blues. […]


Pal + Smith

18Sep14

From the entry to the backyard this home is a perfect example of how to achieve “flow” or an overall cohesive design plan . Design firm Pal + Smith used the color palette of aqua, green, and brown and then accented with pops of yellow. Note how you will see different combinations of the scheme […]


Imagine celebrating the last glorious days of summer with a picnic brunch by a glistening body of water. Now pump it up quite a few notches. Who wouldn’t love arriving to the spot in this gorgeous cherry red woody style ride with a coordinating pull along camper? Yes! Please! Upon arrival the back door opens […]


Dublin Eclectic

30Aug14

Can one successfully combine Industrial, Victorian, Baroque, and Modern styles, just to name a few? You be the judge. This extremely eclectic home designed by Kingston Lafferty Design in Dublin, Ireland does just that. Modern style rules in the dining and lounge areas while the living room, study, and bedrooms all give a nod to […]