Fortuny Venezia’s Very Fortunate History


This week, Amy & I were invited to experience the introduction of Fortuny Venezia’s new fabric collection, Colourismo at Elloise Abbott’s Showroom at the International Design Center. The fabrics were new and exciting, but most of all we enjoyed hearing Maury Riad give the details of Fortuny’s history. Mariano Fortuny was born in 1871 in … Continue reading

Bright Ideas for Interior Design 2012


(More photos of the Nanette Lepore Spring 2012 Show) (H & M Trends) (Kate Spade Spring 2012 Photos) LOVE this. WANT this. If you’re in the mood to see some very interesting bright and unusual furniture, take a jump to this website!   Very cool!  Below are just two of their pieces… To see more … Continue reading

Colormix 2012: Blues, Greens, Neutrals & Reds…Oh My!


Colormix 2012:  Blues, Greens, Neutrals & Reds…Oh My! Yesterday, the Robert Allen / Beacon Hill showroom in the Dallas Design Center hosted the Sherwin-Williams Colormix Two-Thousand-Twelve!  It was stated to be “an elemental journey for interior designers.”  Colormix 2012 was presented by Ashlynn Bourque with Sherwin-Williams here in Dallas and guest speaker, Jackie Jordan, Director … Continue reading