Last fall, major designers debuted a range of purples for both tabletop and home. Any of my favorites below would make a gorgeous statement on your holiday table, sofa or bed. Pair purple with silver or gold, and say a chic farewell to 2010. Happy New Year everyone!
Bedroom needing a winter’s lift that will carry you right into spring? Check out Vera Wang’s new line of bedding, available at Bloomingdales. Super chic, and with a great mix of patterns and prints, so it looks like you culled many stores, instead of buying a set. Perfect!
Purple for 2011
While many of us may gravitate toward neutral colors when choosing furniture…
Maybe it’s because my own handwriting resembles that of my internist. Or maybe it’s because it’s been years since I’ve received a handwritten letter. Whatever the reason, I’m enchanted over and over again by decor that incorporates scripted text. The loops and curlicues speak of romance and lost traditions. The vintage sources suggest lengthy journeys by train and by boat. And perhaps most appealing, the collages of prose and poetry, postmarks and Lepidoptera look perfect whether in a study, bedroom, sitting room or porch.
DBL Collection by Vicente Wolf
Schumacher announced today their exclusive agreement with Bonnee Sharp’s textile company, Studio Bon. Bonnee designs high-end, hand-crafted textiles that are colorful and chic. I love the nature-inspired Wired, Grass and Oompa. (Check out her textile-filled home, thanks to design *sponge.)
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You don’t have to be a decorating pro to make your space gorgeous. From color theory and fabric basics, to displaying art and using area rugs, we’ve got you covered.
First things first – what’s your design style? Browse through our Design Glossary and discover the style that best suits you. Are you sleek and contemporary or funky and eclectic?
These color palettes are a perfect team for any space. Colors do more than just appeal to the eye. Learn how they affect your mood.
Take a course in fabricology. Discover the best places for cotton and silk in your home.
Create balance (and a stunning display) with your artwork.
The perfect rug can make a bold statement.
For more decorating basics check out the Design 101 guide.