African Prints in Spring Fashion and Decor


Spring fashion is showing quite a few African prints. In fact, Elle Magazine’s recent Fashion Know It All was all about these prints. Just look at these four women to see the style. Well, we’ve noticed similarly bold, African prints in home design lately, too. First, the Lonny blog posted about “safari-inspired housewares, with rich textures, … [Read more...]

Using Lacquer in Interior Design


You may remember from one of our very first design columns that we love mixing up materials for interior design, and lacquer is a great one to throw into the mix. To give you a reminder, this is one of our designs that included a lacquer buffet next to a more rustic dining room table. So, you can probably imagine how excited we were to see Elle Decor’s … [Read more...]

DVF Home Includes Fresh, Bold Design Accessories


Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg actually launched her new (and first) home line during New York Fashion Week earlier this year, but we were reminded of DVF Home when a recent New England Home newsletter mentioned it as a bold and beautiful design discovery. The “ready-to-wear” line of bedding, decorative tabletop wares and other home accessories … [Read more...]