Trendy vs. Timeless: Getting the Balance Right

As far as decorators and designers go, I would definitely place myself on the more conservative, practical end of the spectrum. I value beauty and bling as much as the next pro, but I run everything – and I mean EVERYTHING through my very fine filter of how a family would use it, if they…

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Ikat Inspiration

There is no doubt that ikat prints are very hot right now. It doesn’t feel right to call ikat (that’s eeee-cot) trendy, though – after all, these are patterns derived from ancient textile dyeing techniques. Somehow it looks just as fresh and bold today as it surely did then (we’re talking several hundred years ago).…

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