The Allure of Antique Portraits

Maybe it’s the art history major in me, but every time I see a photograph of a room with a prominent antique portrait, I get a little weak in the knees. They lend warmth to a crisp contemporary space, balance whimsy with a dash of gravitas, and lend a sense of depth and history…and dare…

Read More

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! I can almost hear painters across…

Read More