One of the first things to catch your eye when it comes to Christmas trees are the lights. It doesn’t matter if you favor white LEDs, Yellow Twinkle Lights, or bubble lights, you want people to take notice.
Now is the perfect time to jumpstart your home design to-do list. Ok, so maybe you wouldn't exactly want to try tackling an outdoor living project or a home addition in this recent cold weather, but what about a small gesture that can make a big impact on your living spaces? Painting a room is one of the quickest and easiest ways to give your space a fresh and updated look.
In interior design there really are no rules. Every space is unique and every person has his or her own style, and his or her own requirements. There is always a solution to every design issue!
Did you know that the color of your interior environment can determine your mood? Believe it or not, this phenomenon is more important than being surrounded by your "favorite color". Color psychology in interiors has been widely studied over the years. It provides many great solutions to an interior’s aesthetic, but it can also make you feel “oh, so good….” The color red is a stimulant. This color generates excitement and stimulation. It is a color of [...]
We recently completed a renovation project. Walls were removed, spaces were opened. Furnishings, color, accessories completed the drama with contrast to enliven the space. And, as always, a few stripes were added! Here are just a few views.
We love color here at Marta Mitchell Interiors. I thought it would be fun to start a new blog series, focusing on a different hue and it’s presence in a sequence of spaces. So here is the first of many posts, and to start us off, the color orange.
Sometimes it is easy to get stuck in a rut. You walk into a furniture store, see a set you like, by the whole package, bring it home, set it up, and it looks… well, expected. While that set made it easy to get in and out, its not the look you were going for. As designers, instead of getting everything to “match”, we look for an opportunity to create a custom and unique setting, built with elements in various styles, textures, and colors that work together .
If you follow along in the design world I’m sure you’ve heard that Pantone has introduced their color of the year for 2013 as Emerald. But you may be wondering… what exactly does this mean?