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Mexico Interior Style

Continuing our focus on the country of Mexico, our latest post focuses Mexico interior design. The beauty of this style is that it leaves one with a lot of creative liberties. Mexican design can feel eclectic, it can feel warm and rustic with its use wood tones, pottery clay, and heavy use of earth tones throughout.  Or it can be taken in the direction of using very bright, vivid colors on fabric, walls, and accessories. This wide-ranging variety of design elements…

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Creative's Spotlight The Business of Being Creative

Luis Barragán

My house is my refuge, an emotional piece of architecture, not a cold piece of convenience. Luis Ramiro Barragán Moffin was destined to create beautiful spaces. Having been born in 1902 into a family of well-to-do of builders and landowners, it is no surprise, that the landscape of his native home, Guadalajara (Jalisco), Mexico, and the influences around him would shape the course of his life. Barragán was a 20th century architect and engineer. While formally trained in civil engineering at Escuela…

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Cloud Nine Color Crush

“Nature’s Neutral”

pantone greenery 2017

When Pantone announced its 2017 Color of the Year earlier this month, Greenery, it couldn’t have come at a better moment in life.  The color green is symbolic of many things – restoration, fresh beginnings, nature, life, growth, the environment, etc. As we mark the close of 2016, how amazing is it to have a color that reminds us to pause and take note of what’s around us. In the essence of our souls, green represents health and growth. At…

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Art + Culture Color Crush

Pantone Color of the Year 2017

Pantone Color of the Year 2017

The Pantone Color Institute has announced it color of 2017 – Greenery. Described as “a refreshing and revitalizing shade,”  Greenery, a yellowish-green hue, is all about [the need for] new beginnings.  2016 was definitely a year of anger, division, and  a rough season of politics throughout the world. We could all use a moment to rejuvenate and start anew in the new year. According to Pantone, “Greenery offers us self-assurance and boldness to live life on our own terms, during…

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Art + Culture

Hotline Bling

In October of 2015, Canadian rapper, Drake released a video for his “Hotline Bling” single. The single was released back in the summer and it was in heavy rotation on my playlist right along with a lot of the world. The fall video release brought a resurgence of the song and it had many of the pop culture news outlets talking about Drake’s “dad moves” and turtleneck sweater featured in the video. Even Saturday Night Live did a parody of…

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