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No green thumb

03.03.2017

No Green Thumb Interiors | FrenchByDesign

We can all agree that 2017 is the year of green : from greenery, kale, to plants in interiors, there is plenty of chlorophylle in the air. But many of us are not great with plants and did not inherit the green thumb gene. I compiled a series of ideas and interiors that surf on…

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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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