Flowers + Plants for the Home: A Stylist's Guide Part 1
I’m kicking off a new series here called Flowers + Plants for the Home, a Stylist’s guide. In my years in visual merchandising, styling and interior design, I have relied heavily on plants and flowers to make spaces feel interesting, beautiful and complete. For the first post in this series, I’m keeping it local with my favorite places to buy flowers in Seattle.
Our Eclectically French Influenced Dining Room
A touch of modern, leaning towards traditional with a lot of French influence. I wanted our dining room to be the eclectic and slightly strange mix some of my favorite eras in design, while still incorporating some of my existing collection of antiques and vintage artwork.
Incorporating the Principles of Visual Design into Interiors
The basic principles of visual design are balance, proportion, rhythm, emphasis, and unity. Much like 2D visual art and design, quality interior design follows the same principles. I've compiled some of my favorite rooms as examples to show how each principle is represented in this field of design.