Inspiring Interpretations: Color of the Year 2016

At the time of this writing, it’s been several weeks since Pantone’s announcement of Rose Quartz and Serenity as Color of the Year for 2016. What a surprise that was – choosing two colors instead of one. It’s a bold departure from the past, but it makes sense. In design, color trends typically end up in pairs, even though they don’t start out that way. Even monochromatic applications use multiple variations on the one color.  Continue reading

Roger Sterling's view from his modern office

Roger Sterling’s Mid-Mod Office

Roger Sterling's view from his modern office

Roger’s Office Window View

A Look Inside Roger Sterling’s Office

Some recent binge-watching of the Mad Men tv series has inspired this, yet another, foray into Roger Sterling’s office, a mid-century modern period design. And why not? Set decorator Claudette Didul populated it with all the finest components of the time period: the Saarinen tulip tables and stools, a Nesso mushroom lamp, a Volther Corona chair, arc floor lamp, the Le Corbusier chaise, etc., etc. This room has it all. (Interior design students take note.)  And how about that fabulous, no-name, steel and glass bar cart?  Continue reading

Coast Seating collection in jewel tones

Bright, Versatile Seating by Nevins

Coast Seating collection in jewel tones

Nevins’ Coast seating collection

This Coast seating collection by Nevins is all about variety and versatility for public spaces.  There are seven shapes, seven base styles and 12 colors. These are so nice, I’d seriously consider using them at home.

 Coast seating collection by Nevins in turquoise with caste rs

Long Pebble design in turquoise with casters

Nevins Coast seating collection in violet and grey with disk base

Drop in charcoal and Driftwood in violet with disk bases