Moody Hues

Although the “bathed in white” aesthetic (as I like to call it) is still going strong, I have also noticed an emerging trend in quite the opposite direction. Rooms that envelop you with strong, deep, dark colors are providing a visual antidote to all the white-walled light-and-brightness. Yes, even black!ย I can almost hear painters across…

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Blue + Brass

Thank you for all of your kind comments on my One Room Challenge plans last week! It’s always nice to hear words of encouragement from so many folks, many of whom are taking on the challenge themselves! I look forward to providing another update on Thursday – I’ve actually made quite a bit of progress…

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The Color of Sport

Some designers might cringeย at the mandate of creating a bedroom around a specific “theme.” Add to that professional sports team decor and the often garish colors that come along with it, and the probability of a visual catastrophe is quite high. In the past few months I’ve done color consultations for two separate Boston Bruins…

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How To Paint A Dark Room

Chances are, you have at least one room in your house that is a “dark room” – meaning it lacks sufficient natural light during the day to illuminate the room to your satisfaction. There is something wonderful about a space in which you can leave the lights OFF during the day, and only turn them…

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