Beautiful Bugs

Everyday bug dress is an array of exquisite design--black dots on orange, red or yellow, metallic emerald, the black silhouette, airbrushed gossamer.  Should we be surprised that all this bug beauty may well informs our interiors as well?  Look closely at that beautiful Scalamandre woven lampas silk and you will more than likely see butterflies, in fact, once noted you will see them on fabrics, wallcoverings and woven carpets  

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Chasing the Summer Solstice

In the Northeast where I reside, the difference in exposure to sunlight fluctuates greatly according to the seasons. Not only does this directly affect our moods it affects the ambiance or, as the Dutch say best, gezelligheid, of our interiors. And now, as the days begin to shorten, I think about natural light and how to luxuriate in it, creating its full potential for beauty and comfort in interior spaces no matter the season.

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