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SILVER & GOLD ~ mixing metals

The mix of sheens and textures is phenomenal --- layers and layers of silvers, grays, oysters, ivories and gold. A balance of reflective, matte and texture has been achieved. A great example of mixing texture, colour, shape and era to create a warm, harmonious and interesting space.

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palm springs OASIS

The wonderful mix of lucite, glass, white and texture, old with new continues in the dining room.

Olympic Speed Skating Oval - photo Sue Womersley

Architecture of Olympic Speed Skating Oval BC

The Olympics have officially arrived here in beautiful British Columbia.  The flame has traveled through the surrounding Greater Vancouver area and is arriving at the Opening Ceremonies today.  I had […]

Shades of French Gray

Shades of gray are timeless… classic.  In this magnificent Palais built by Beatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild from 1905 to 1912, several rooms are painted in varying shades of gray, and […]

Azur Eden ~ Rothschild Jardin

Remarkable villa and gardens located between Nice and Monaco ~ overlooking the bays of Villefranche and Beaulieu- sur-Mer.  Built by Beatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild during the Belle Epoque, both the […]

Design Muse Tricia Guild

British Designer Tricia Guild, Owner of Fabric and Wallpaper Company Designer’s Guild with her brother, ~ is the master of vibrant colour, amazing, vivid colour combination and bold pattern. Established […]

Design Muse Kelly Hoppen

British Designer Kelly Hoppen is all about texture, east meets west, neutrals and loves buddhas, crystals and black wood. Famous for her ability to mix vintage with rustic with modern […]