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Color to watch : Pantone’s Kale

01.11.2017

Kale Color of the Year 2017 | FrenchByDesign

Everyone is posting about Greenery as the color for 2017, but its pal, Pantone’s Kale, another color projected to be hot in Spring 2017, suffers from a shortage of mentions. It’s a shame, because between the 2 shades, Kale easily wins my vote. Softer and more ‘earthy’ than the limey Greenery everyone is raving about, Kale…

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Color of the year 2017 : Pantone Greenery in action

12.16.2016

Color of the year 2017 : Pantone Greenery | FrenchByDesign

As I mentioned last week, Pantone recently announced their 2017 color of the year : Greenery. As I also mentioned, I’m not a huge fan of this shade. Greenery is a mix between lime and apple green, “a zesty yellow-green shade that is supposed to evoke the first days of Spring” [Pantone]. Greenery is not…

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Love it or Lucite

10.27.2016

Lucite in interiors | French By Design

Love me some lucite decor pieces in interiors. Lucite, or acrylic, is an easy addition to a modern or vintage interior. Because of its transparency, it adds storage and furniture elements without adding visual ‘clutter’ or an over-furnish feel to an interior. So, what do you think, love it, or lucite? SHOP THE POST  …

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Wallpaper Envy

09.26.2016

Wallpaper Envy | French By Design

I’m seeing more and more wallpapers lately : think huge patterns, large scale flowers and big statement wall coverings. Here are my favorites, spotted on the web, or home decor catalogs lately. Would you use statement wallpapers in your interior?   F R O M  T H E  A R C H I V E…

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