The color, shown above, is inspired by nature and is reminiscent of Pantone’s Color of the Year from 2017: Greenery, but softer and less yellowy in tone. Continue reading “Dutch Boy Color of the Year 2019“
Behr Paint just announced its Color of the Year 2019.
Meet Blueprint (S470-5), a mid-tone blue that can be described as “warmer then denim, softer than navy.”
Blueprint anchors Behr’s annual Color Trend Report, which encompasses a palette of 15 supporting colors, that is forecasted to influence design in the coming year. Continue reading “Behr Color of the Year 2019“
According to trend hunters, the next upcoming micro trend in interior design is the ribbed surface. We are drawn to this design trend for its three-dimensional quality and its ability to add texture to a surface. Continue reading “Micro Trend: The Ribbed Surface“
Moroccan Zellige tiles are so different from other types of tile that a word had to be created especially for it, namely the Arabic word الزلي, zellige or zellij which means “tile.”
Specifically, Zellige is mosaic tilework made from individually chiseled geometric tiles set into a plaster base. The interlocking edges or “teeth” is what keeps the intricate patterns intact when repeated on larger surfaces.
Today Zellige primarily refers to traditional glazed, cut terracotta tiles from Fez, the ancient city of mosaics. The unique clay from this region is primarily composed of Kaolinite. Continue reading “5 Reasons to Love Zellige Tile“