As a designer I’ve been very happy with the improvements in touch-latch hardware.
Also referred to as Invisible or Magnetic latch hardware, I would try to discourage customers from using touch-latch hardware because they were not very reliable and always seemed to break. Continue reading “Incorporating Touch-latch Hardware”
One of the major color transitions in interiors has been a shift towards blue. So it’s not too surprising PPG Pittsburgh Paints named Blue Paisley as its 2015 Color of the Year.
Paisley Blue (PPG-1238-6) is a vibrant color with bold, inky undertones. It is enthusiastically positive and represents where design is headed in the coming year.
Homeowners will appreciate the reliability of this blue and incorporate it into their decor to positively influence their lives.
Blue Paisley looks terrific as an accent wall and can be balanced with neutral gray.
Combine a playful mix of hues and Blue Paisley feels more bohemian.
As the trend for warm alloys continues, expect to see other materials becoming richer and more luxurious in color and feel.
Blue Paisley is perfectly at home in a Coastal Interior. Small vessels are great way to add an accent color without making an expensive change in your home.
Blue Paisley is dramatic and will be noticed wherever you put it.
World travel will influence interiors in 2015 and Blue Paisley pairs exceptionally well with colors you’d expect to see at a Souk in Morocco.
As we approach Summer 2015, expect to see Blue Paisley follow the fashion industry and be paired with vibrant coral hues.
For more color inspiration, visit my Pinterest Page.
It’s hard to believe the 4th is just around the corner. Here’s some red, white and blue kitchen inspiration. Which is your favorite?
This photo was style so well with the red tomatoes contrasting with the gorgeous deep blue cabinets.
This kitchen is super fun with the red SMEG refrigerator.
This red back-painted glass splash really keeps this white kitchen from looking sterile.
What’s not to love about this pale blue kitchen? The contrasting cabinet interior is a beautiful detail.
I love kitchen banquettes and this one is complete with storage.
This Scavolini kitchen is bold and beautiful. Love the square pulls.
I love the countertop so much with the red cabinets, I’m going to overlook the drawer head mistake in the corner.
This recycled glass top countertop from Vetrazzo is perfect for entertaining.