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Adding Texture

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Texture is an important element when designing a space, whether it’s smooth and sleek, or more rough and varied. These are some examples that we have used in our client’s interiors recently to create a warm, more casual feel for their vacation home.  The woven shade on Currey & Company’s pendant, Palecek’s swivel woven stools, and the herringbone wool bedroom carpet. When you are working with a neutral palette, it’s especially important to layer a variety of textures in elements like wood and textiles chosen for furnishings, bedding and window coverings. I think we have succeeded in creating an inviting and relaxing escape!

Whimsical Lighting

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We’ve been sourcing a great deal of lighting lately for our clients.  Even though there are many suppliers, and thousands of choices, they tend to start looking the same. So, why not choose a whimsical light fixture for your home or cottage?  It’s fun and can lightens the mood in your space.  This chandelier was spotted by our client recently for  their cottage-