I have a love-hate relationship with trends. While I love to incorporate new looks in my own style and for my clients, this business — and it is a business — of keeping up with the times gets exhausting, and can be expensive.
While my cynical side resents feeling manipulated into wanting to buy new things, my more agreeable side is more accepting of the flow of fresh looks and innovation.
While I don’t adopt every new trend for myself, I do aim to stay educated on what is current. After all, not every trend is going to fit with my personal aesthetic – nor a potential client’s.
One trend that has caught my attention over the last several years is Color for the Home. Continue reading “The Importance of Color of the Year Picks”
I couldn’t resist adding one more color to the COTY lineup. How can you blame me? It’s fun to look at pretty pictures.
If you live in the Eastern United States, you might not know this next paint brand – but maybe you should. Dunn-Edwards has been manufacturing paint in the Southwestern U.S. since 1925.
Back in June Dunn-Edwards put together a Color Forecast and Trend report with 5 palettes. They recognize the continued pursuits toward individuality, living a creative and authentic life, and following dreams. Continue reading “Dunn-Edwards Color of the Year 2018”
I’ve been covering color trends and Color of the Year selections for years now and these posts are often my favorite. I’m pleased to announce I’m adding a new addition to the mix and this company is not primarily known for their paint. Graham & Brown is an international manufacturer know for their wallpaper and wall art. Real Fashionistas starved for color and design have long turned to Graham & Brown for decadent and grown up designs.
Looking ahead, Graham & Brown has unveiled a dusky pastel pink named “Penelope” as their Color of the Year for 2018. Continue reading “Graham & Brown Color of the Year 2018”
I’ve been waiting for someone to announce a red as their Color of the Year pick since it’s been popping up all over the European Trade Shows. Finally, the wait is over. Benjamin Moore has revealed “Caliente AF-290” as Its Color of the Year 2018. Strong, radiant and full of energy, Caliente is total confidence.
Continue reading “Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2018”