Archive for the ‘decoration’ category

2011 Decoration Trends: Color blocking

Color blocking is yet another decorating trend borrowed from fashion design. Color blocking featured prominently in the spring and summer 2011 runway shows of fashion designers such as Gucci, DKNY, Dior and Proenza Schouler (to name just a few). The style first become fashionable back in the 1960s, when it was popularized by “Mod” London youths. The Mod fashion culture was characterized by the innovative, bold and creative style of ...

29 / 08 / 2011 · Tags: , ,
 

Colours of 2011 // “Honeysuckle”

According to Pantone, the colour of 2010 was a greenish turquoise : a cool, relaxing and rejuvenating hue reminiscent of tropical escapades. For 2011, a year which will probably be imbued with gloom and anxiety for larget parts of the world, the Pantone Color Institute chose a perky, bright and intense reddish pink, which Pantone calls “Honeysuckle”. This colour is already making a prominent appearance in interiors, fashion, industrial design and ...

01 / 07 / 2011 · Tags: ,
 

Interior designer v. decorator: The difference

Interior design is the art and science of understanding human behavior in order to create functional spaces within a building. Decorating is furnishing or embellishing a space using beautiful or fashionable objects.   The role of an interior designer is broader Within a building interior designers apply creative and technical solutions that are functional and aesthetically pleasing as well as beneficial to the tenants’ quality of life. On account of ...

02 / 05 / 2011 ·