Monthly Archives: May 2017

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Trend Alert: Texture in Marbling

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Marbling is the art of printing multi-colored swirled or stone-like patterns on paper or fabric. The patterns are formed by first floating the colors on the surface of a liquid, and then laying the paper or fabric onto the colors to absorb them. (It is not at all the same art as faux marbre, or […]

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Inspiring Backyards: Ideas for Sprucing Up Your Backyard

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We are in the midst of spring and the warm weather brings us outdoors more and more, and so the backyard projects begin! The outdoor projects are as satisfying as unwinding in that outdoor space. Or is it, the projects make the unwind time more satisfying? Well, to get you started, here are some inspiring […]

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History Lesson: Jean-Michel Frank

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Artists inevitably take inspiration from the world around them, and it’s hard to imagine a richer environment than Paris in the 1930s, when Jean-Michel Frank was the most celebrated decorator and designer of the era. His projects were often to decorate rooms with Picassos and Braques hanging on the walls, and his circles included everyone […]

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