(3 min read) The summer months are upon us, and the warm weather is an excellent time to relax and laze indoors. With the change in season comes the need for a bit of a change in home accents. We’re big fans of mixing things up, and transitioning from one
(4 min read) I was skimming through some art-related articles recently and I ran into the relatively stale news about the famous Van Gogh Museum offering a somewhat odd package of nine Van Gogh’s greatest works called the Relievo Collection. Collectors and institutions who would like to have nine of
(5 min read) Mosaic art is an image or design constructed from small colored pieces of glass, stone, or other materials on a bed of cement, plaster, or adhesive. Mosaic designs can be made with pretty much anything, including old, recycled, or found materials such as beads, buttons, and mirrors.
(4 min read) Ahhhh the joys of 2021… Presidential public speeches every three days, social distancing, doctor’s warnings, scientific monologues, makeshift offices, and of course, home food deliveries. Everything to stop the C-bug from spreading like a wildfire especially face masks. Needless to say, at this point masks have become
(5 min read) Few times throughout human history has raised the spirits of humanity been so needed as it is today in this modern-day and age. As if technology hasn’t alienated us enough, now we have to isolate ourselves from the rest of society and stare at the screen hoping
(5 min read) Open concepts seem to be all the rage in this self-isolation day and age. A simple room makeover and knocking down a wall or two can really do miracles for your mood, but is it really worth it? You’re not going to rebuild that wall you just
(4 min read) Every year, the ice, cold, and snow of winter melt away to make way for spring. At long last, frost is gone, and flowers begin to bloom. Frozen lakes and rivers return to life, with the waters flowing once again. Spring symbolizes better days ahead and new
(5 min read) It’s been a year since COVID-19 spread across the world. Builders, interior designers, and design experts have seen how the health crisis influences how we view and live in our homes. The kitchen and bath industry, in particular, has noticed our shift to technology, our raised standards
(5 min read) Ahhhh, 2020 has been so tough, just thinking about it makes you wanna hit the road and take a day-long treatment at the nearest spa center, right? I mean, we could all use a bit of rewinding and rebooting at this point. But, alas, the pandemic is
(4 min read) With the new year comes great hope and optimism for the future, and these sentiments show in our interior design choices. Whether it’s adding blush-toned décor, bringing the outdoors in, or paying tribute to nostalgia and tradition, homeowners are looking for ways to add a sense of
(3 min read) Artists from all spheres were always inspired by a variety of different things, beings, and aspects of life. Since the early age of humanity, aside from war and their deities, the ancient creatives most often depicted animals on their cave walls. Animals were prey, food source, playmates,
(4 min read) 2020 has been one long, long, LONG year…I mean, at this point it seems that we’ve been ordering take-out and wearing masks for three years. However, 2021 is about to slay this dumpster fire of a year we’re still in, so the least we can do is
(4 min read) 2020 has been a long and challenging year. As lockdowns begin to ease and more businesses reopen, everyone is optimistic that these trying times will soon come to an end. So, it comes as no surprise that this cheery, positive outlook is captured in Pantone’s home and
(4 min read) Ahhhh I love the crisp smell of discounts during the Black Friday week! It’s that special week that announces the beginning of the holiday sales frenzy. Store windows are plastered with bombastic signs screaming about the “best sales” and “biggest discounts”. If you are up for some
(4 min read) Ahhhh it’s pumpkin season! My favorite time of the year. That short period when trick-or-treaters put on their scariest costumes and hit the streets looking for the sweetest candy. We hang some fake skeletons, make some cobwebs out of old audio-tapes, and do our best to make
(4 min read) So, as you already know, your girl is a huge advocate of that good ole notion that you can find art in virtually anything. mosaic art is no exception. Mosaic can depict anything and it can be made of anything and that is the beauty of it.