Archive of ‘Interior Design’ category

IDEAS: Hemingway -Inspired Designs for Interiors

    AS A DESIGNER OF INTERIORS,the Hemingway Home in Key West reminds me of what I love about Island Plantation-style design: -the architecture – expansive porches; large,shuttered windows and French doors -the architectural details –ceiling fans; glossy paint finishes on trim and porch floors -an eclectic mix of art and furniture,reflecting places travelled to and adventures […]

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INSPIRATION: Louis Kahn’s Tetrahedral Ceiling and the Stunning Art and Architecture at Yale University

  (Photo Source) Somewhere around the beginning of design school, I learned that one sort of architecture that I had always thought of as bleak and non-descript had a name: Brutalism.  I found it such an apt moniker for the rough, boxy, colorless (and in my estimation, joyless) design I associated with housing projects and ugly […]

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IDEAS: Claude Cormier – Inspired Designs for Interiors

Pink Balls   Montreal, Canada 2011 (Pedestrian shopping mall) AS A DESIGNER OF INTERIORS,  Cormier’s installations remind me of   -the impact of one bright color used extensively against a natural or color-neutral back-drop   -how interesting simple forms (such as balls or umbrellas) can become when done in multiples   -the importance of a sense […]

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