Utilizing Natural Minerals in Design


The trick to a successful design is to find those certain small elements that really give it an extra edge or added detail, and minerals are perfect for this purpose.  They are truly God’s beautiful gifts, if not for anything but to just stare at with awe.  And, there are so many options out there. … Continue reading

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