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Fashion and Interior Design - Runway Rooms

Posted September 14, 2012 by Gloria Esposito
Color Selection , Color Trends , Contemporary Furniture , Design Tips , fashion and interior design , How to Choose Color , Interior Color , Modern Furniture , Paint Color

Fashion and interior design have always had a connection but never have they been more in sync than in the past few seasons.  Fashion colors and silhouettes change seasonally whereas, traditionally, interior colors are updated every 4 years.  This is all changing now – the modern consumer is used to, no make that expects, immediate gratification and sees interior choices as another facet of his or her lifestyle.  For example if gold is in fashion right now, replacing silver in jewelry (and it is!), then it is simultaneously sought after in chairs, tables and finishes for the home.  In the next couple of posts I am going to look at what is happening in fashion and it’s crossover into interiors


White Room Designs - There Is Nothing Neutral About White

Posted July 05, 2012 by Gloria Esposito
Color Selection , Color Trends , Decorating with White , Design Tips , How to Choose Color , Interior Color , Monochromatic White Decorating , White Interior Design Rooms , White Room Design

Often people choose white room designs thinking it is a safe and effective route to go when in actuality they don't really know what color to pick.  White can be perceived as a neutral and a “safe” pick but it actually can be a strong and definite color choice with a lot of impact!  White can highlight specific items in a room


Interior Color Trends Moving the Past Forward - Luxe Home Philadelphia

Posted June 20, 2012 by Gloria Esposito
Color Selection , Color Trends , Design Tips , How to Choose Color , Interior Color , Paint Color

I thought that today we would talk a bit about past interior color trends to propel us forward. Did you know that we are unconsciously influenced by the times we live in when it comes to color?  What am I talking about?  In every time period there is a collective consciousness in art, music, etc and color is no exception. In the late 50’s and 60’s, blue (think TWA uniforms) was a big influencer so many colors have a blue cast – neutrals were very peachy, oranges were more rust and pinks were cool!