There are many places in your home you can have a console table; foyer, behind the sofa or at the end of a hallway. Sometimes these console tables end up being a catch-all for random stuff, which is a shame. Console tables give you a great opportunity to display your personal and favorite home accessories. […]
Struggling with picking an accent color for your home? Selecting colors may make you feel overwhelmed. Everyone wants to find the perfect colors to make a statement. We all worry about making the wrong choice. It may make you feel better to know that even interior designers make bad choices with paint colors. The good […]
The Saw Tooth House is a stunning example of current modern design trends. Designed by the Seattle based architecture team of E. Cobb Architects, this home is a modern design lover’s dream. Situated between two streets and in a traditional neighborhood, this modern marvel stands out as the jewel of this Seattle area. The exterior […]
There are many ways to design an interior color scheme or palette. I have discussed methods of designing color schemes in earlier posts, which you can read by clicking here, wall color schemes. If you are struggling with deciding what colors would look best in your house you could look in your clothes closet for inspiration. Looking at fashion is a great way to find new color combinations that you may not have thought about or considered. Fashion designers are similar to interior designers in the fact that both of are looking to create new, interesting and eye catching designs. Much like interior designers, fashion designers spend time deciding which colors will look best for their new design. Often you will see colors used in fashion cross over into interior design. Realizing this I thought it would be interesting to take the colors in fall fashion and create an interior color palette from these colors. Below are some images from the fall fashion line this year.
Another interior design color scheme, which is similar to the direct complementary; is the split complementary color scheme. This paint color scheme is created when you select one color on the color wheel and then one color on either side of its direct complement. The color wheel below illustrates this method. The split complementary color […]