Interesting blog stuff

As NASA embarks on ever more fantastic discoveries into outer space – from Mars and Jupiter, to the moon and back – wallpaper and textile designers are creating stellar celestial interpretations in heavenly blues, right here at home. Bringing the brilliance of outer space to our inner spaces is one giant step for mankind’s manses.

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By: Ashleigh VanHouten

Clean, simple neutrals are always in – they provide a backdrop for feature design elements, allowing art or statement furniture to pop, and they also provide a calming serenity when vivid brights or patterns won’t do. Some neutral tones can be stark, and while there’s certainly a time and place for black and white, at times a more subtle approach is the way to go. Alabaster, a creamy, smooth hue that is essentially white’s less ostentatious cousin, is clean without being harsh.

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Debra Wittrup has been inspiring people with fun, do-able DIY projects for nearly 12 years. Recently she teamed up with a collaborative group of photographers, stylists, editors, and writers who are passionate about imaginative design to produce the Caruth Studio Blog. After years of creating commissioned content for print publications and websites, she’s focusing on what she enjoys most: fresh, attainable design […]

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Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year is Marsala, which Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®, refers to as “a hearty, yet stylish tone” that is “universally appealing and translates easily to fashion, beauty, industrial design, home furnishings and interiors.” Wallpaper and fabric designers have long been intoxicated by this alluring, sophisticated color, […]

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