Entries by claire

Design 101 – The Golden Ratio

Written By Guest Blogger: Kayla Harvey Prime the Flux Capacitor, and secure your time-travel helmets for this installment of Design 101.  We will be reaching back, way back, to discover the origins of modern design through the birth of geometry and the Arabic numerical system.  If all that does not sound like enough fun for […]

A Classic: Black & White

Contributing Author: Amy Tran Crisp, timeless and always a glimmer of elegance, the classic black & white color combo will never go out of style. An homage to the great Dorothy Draper, black and white flooring juxtaposed with ornate window casings and doorways create an alluring quality. A great amount of attention is placed on […]

Chasing The Rabbit

Written by Guest Blogger Kayla Harvey Watch the Video here: maison & objet Entering an industry exhibit for Interior Design is nothing short of an “Alice in Wonderland” experience.  Never before seen innovations, striking new trends, and designers that have taken at least a few cues from the Mad-Hatter himself!  Go ahead, fall through the […]

Flower Power: Layers of Floral Prints

Keeping with last weeks post, and an homage to the 1960’s flower power motif, we bring you a popular design trend: Layering Bold Floral Patterns.  From wallpapers covered in lively, upbeat floral glory to upholstery in loud eccentric buds, these statement floras mix wonderfully with vivid-colored solid counterparts.  As we look ahead to Summer 2013, we’re […]

A Nod To Mod

Contributing author: Amy Tran Glamorous pearls, florals and feminine lines meet funky patterns and bold accents.  Inspired by fashion design and ranging from large floral prints to bold stripes and bright eccentric patterns mixed with pastel hues, this new wave of design aesthetic suggests its roots are from Sixties Mod.  In 2013, this is a fresh take on […]

Meet Amy, our Summer Intern!

We welcome Amy Tran, Summer intern, to the SDG team.  She is studying Merchandising and Design from Wade College.  Amy is originally from Houston,  an honorary member of National Kitchen and Bath Association, and working toward her certification as a Kitchen and Bath Designer.  In her spare time Amy enjoys literature and finds inspiration for design in […]