Seating

Yellow from Sunrise to Sunset

Yellow from Sunrise to Sunset

Painting a kitchen yellow is one of the simplest ways to bring cheer and warmth into the room where you prepare food and your friends gather. In designer Hendricks’s design, she keeps the walls traditionally white, and instead paints the cabinets and trim a brilliant […]

Quickie: Cool and Cooler

Quickie: Cool and Cooler

How would you like to kick back with a cocktail here? I’m seriously digging the beat up, comfortable looking, leather seating. I think I’d add a tattered kilim or some other kind of dark, Oriental rug to anchor the space a bit more, and make […]

Light and Airy Live/Work Space

Light and Airy Live/Work Space

In a minimalist live/work studio (once a jukebox and pinball repair shop in the 1930’s), what designer Caroline Gomez┬ámaximizes is light, color, creative possibilities, and furnishings that delight in their simplicity and beauty. Notice in the photograph below how the lack of clutter highlights the […]

Quickie: Wheels Make the World Go ‘Round

Quickie: Wheels Make the World Go ‘Round

The rustic appeal of this bench, made from old crates and other reclaimed materials, is magnified by those wonderfully vintage, industrial wheels! I think I’d place a rug under this bench to protect the gorgeous wood floors. People plopping down may make the bench roll […]

Quickie: Happy Blues

Quickie: Happy Blues

The intense and varied shades of blue delight me in this design! Note how the white walls and floor makes the color pop. And what a dynamic interplay between the human-created forms such as the painting and butterfly chair with the plants shooting up and […]

Metal, Stone, and Fire: An Industrial Loft Kitchen

Metal, Stone, and Fire: An Industrial Loft Kitchen

This image by talented photographer,┬áDavid Engelhardt, is one of the most popular pins on Pinterest. It’s easy to see why. The brickwork throughout this kitchen lends incredible color, texture, and solidity to the space (no big bad wolf is going to blow this baby down), […]