Monthly Archives: June 2009

Is Pink the New Black?

I opened up a new package of fabric samples the other day to discover that pink is back, and it’s not just for babies. The new pinks are in your face, and paired with other bold and bright colors. Not … Continue reading

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Apartment Decorating Made Easy

Apartment living is great for those who live alone or couples who are just starting out. Besides being an economical and easy way for you to live, apartments also afford you a lot of opportunity to flex your interior decorating … Continue reading

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Pattern Play

As a designer, I find the most risk and reward comes from selecting fabrics for a space. From upholstery to drapes to throw pillows to bedding, coordinating fabrics can be tricky. What scales, what colors? Do you stick with matchy-matchy? … Continue reading

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Gray—2009’s New Neutral

Every year the color “gurus” get together at places like Pantone, the Color Marketing Group and Benjamin Moore to come up with new color trends that will show up in fashion, paint and home décor. These trends are determined by … Continue reading

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Multi-Tasking Rooms: The New Home Office

Every home requires a space for the heartbeat to happen – the home office.  This area often combines many functions of home, school, and work in one area.  However, some are not lucky enough to be able to designate a … Continue reading

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Eco-Friendly Furnishings

The watch-word of the 21st century is ‘green’. We are reliably informed that our individual actions can harm or benefit the planet, and after many years of ignorance, we are now waking up. Rainforests are diminishing at an alarming rate, … Continue reading

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Dressing Up Old Furniture

Summertime is a great time to refresh your interiors, and at TheFurnitureDomian.com, we want to help you by providing you with a great selection of home accents and furniture pieces that are sure to be quality, lifetime investments in your … Continue reading

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Marc Newson – Designer Extraordinaire!

One name that frequently crops up in conjunction with innovative design awards is Marc Newson. Born in Sydney, Australia in 1963, he is now a world-wide designer of renown. His style is referred to as biomorphism and if you have … Continue reading

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Glossary of Green Design terms

Are you overwhelmed with all the “green noise” you keep hearing? Green Noise refers to the constant barrage of words, terminology and jargon that reference the environmental movement called the “green” movement. You may have asked yourself “What is a … Continue reading

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Recession Decorating: Shop Your Own Home First

Every time I open a fashion magazine, it tells me to shop my own closet before buying new spring clothes, but what about our homes?  With summer in the air, most homeowners are thinking about upcoming projects and improvements that … Continue reading

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