Friday, June 22, 2012

FRIDAYfinds! - Color of the Year

My days - and evenings are filled with searching for the best and coolest "things" for my clients.  
I thought it would be fun to share some of these fabulous discoveries with you so I'm launching my 
You'll see everything from the smallest detail to a total room design. Whatever hits a chord with me.
So tag along and enjoy the hunt!

Pantone, the leading color authority, named Tangerine Tango as THE color for 2012. 
They refer to it as a 
"spirited reddish orange (that) continues to provide the energy boost we need 
to recharge and move forward"
Its influence has been seen everywhere, especially in fashion and interior design.
 Here's my take on it... 

This clean-lined club chair from Lillian August would certainly take center stage in any room.
Complement with a neutral sofa and textural sisal rug and pop the color again with edgy pillows.

Or take it in smaller doses.  Love the name of this vase! 
Molton Jewel Vase - Global Views
Activate it with a single Elephant leaf and you're done.

Think this color is too strong?  Nature didn't think so...
Madegoods coral on base

Sometimes less is more. John Robshaw got the color balance "just right"!  
Seeing this on drapery panels in a family room with navy upholstery.  Cozy but updated.
John Robshaw for Duralee - American Beauty  #21037-92


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