Tag: Asian

Quickie: Between a Rock and a Wet Place

Quickie: Between a Rock and a Wet Place

The masculine, dark palette and use of modern materials contrasts with the organic greenery outside the floor-to-ceiling corner window, creating an Asian sensibility that deserves contemplation. That rock, an asymmetrical intrusion into the rectilinear boundaries of the home, is pure genius. More images of this […]

Welcome to My Parlor

Welcome to My Parlor

As I prepare to take my psychotherapy licensing exams, my dreams of having a wonderfully designed and decorated office takes up a lot of head space. I cannot duplicate the glorious wall in The King’s Speech, not without buying an office building first, but I find this […]

A Heady Headboard

A Heady Headboard

A headboard to end all headboards! Cindy Rinfret of Rinfret, Ltd found this antique Thai headboard and gave it a new home in her master bedroom.  Despite the large size, it fits perfectly into the design because Rinfret matched the curvilinear, organic patterns with the patterns […]

Foyer Love

Foyer Love

A foyer is a transitional space that connects the inner world with the outer world–an extended threshold like the wardrobe in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.  As such, it is a place where adding greenery in the form of potted plants, bouquets, dried floral […]