Color Code We’re getting creative with videos that speak to the art of color. The Novogratz, known for their bright and whimsical designs, show off their creative knack for color-coding bookshelves. Annie Sloan, the mother of Chalk Paint, turns a beat-up nightstand into a colorful mid-century masterpiece. Design 101 explains color-blocking, and both Claire Thomas and Eden Passante pack a colorful punch with their tasty treats. Watch the full playlist now!
We can’t talk about color without mentioning Surya and their vibrant lifestyle furnishings and accessories. Their pillows, poufs, rugs, lamps, ceramics and more bring out the best in every room or outdoor space using rich colors and patterns. Surya’s collection as a whole shines as a virtual kaleidoscope of color. How does Surya come up with such radiant patterns and color combinations? By working directly with recognized artists to create on-trend designs. One such artist who caught our eye is textile designer Beth Lacefield. Check out this brief interview with Beth where talks color, inspiration and more.
In the Design Secrets episode above, Nina Freudenberger sings the praises of the ever flexible console and its ability to function beautifully in nearly any room. The Rex Media Cabinet from Four Hands’ Bina Collection, crafted by hand from sustainably harvested and reclaimed woods, is perfect for many spaces. Seen here with a television perched on top, this could be used in almost any room. We’re imagining it in a dining room accessorized with a modern lamp, unique ceramics and a colorful oil painting. Check out Nina’s tips in Design Secrets for ideas to style a console in your own home!