Author - Colby Morrell

Brand Spotlight: Control Brand

This edition of Behind the Brand is dedicated to the New York based company, Control Brand. We love them because their designs are current but also timeless. Control Brand employs a team that searches the world for inspiration to create their own pieces. They always have something new and exciting to offer. Beyond their beautiful designs, we love that the company is small enough to be personal in service but large enough to handle any needs the customer may have. Check out [...]

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Product Spotlight: Black & Gold

Black and gold are both modern and timeless. We’ve selected 10 of our favorite black and gold items from our online shop in celebration of this iconic combination. Check them out below! 1. Donati Chandelier / 2. Pierre Ice Bucket  / 3. Warren Lounge Chair /4. Westwood Lamp  / 5. Pompano Box / 6. Crossings Accent Table / 7. Hampton Collection Pet Feeder / 8. Elmira Sculptures / 9. China Shield Mirror / 10. Piedmont Vase

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October Artwalk Artist Shelly Forbes

 “I have always been drawn to art and creating art from a young age. Greatly influenced by the four classical elements – earth, air, fire and water – I begin each piece by working with concrete, fluid acrylics and resin which allows me to create intense colors and textures that form a liquid look that makes you want to connect with and to touch. Being able to create a piece of art that expresses how I see the world [...]

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Arranging for Entertaining

Yikes! It may seem a little early to start thinking about the holidays, but they are fast approaching – faster than most of us want to admit. With this in mind, have you ever thought about why some homes work better than others for a party? The size of the home can certainly make a difference, but size isn’t everything, and good company is important. But those things are secondary to the basic bones of a party. What really [...]

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Fall Inspired Decor

We know that we’re not alone when we say that fall is the best time of the year. The air cools down and trees turn to vibrant oranges, reds, and yellows as they say farewell to summer. It’s been a remarkably hot summer season for most of us and we’re welcoming fall with open arms. After all, nothing is better than sweater weather. Because we’re so excited about autumn, we’ve gathered a few of our favorite “fall” inspired rooms! If [...]

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Maximilist Interiors Make Maximum Impact

“Less is a bore,” said Robert Venturi. Are you a maximalist, embracing intricate styles and bold colors and pattern upon pattern upon pattern? More is never enough with these amazing spaces, and we’re loving it! Check out our maximilist inspired Blossom Way Project here! 

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Creating the Collected Look in 3 Steps

A home is a reflection of the person living there. It’s not just a home, it’s a story that tells the uniqueness of our tastes and styles. Think about this, what do your favorite photos of rooms have in common? They all appear to have been collected – put together and evolved over time. Great rooms aren’t collected overnight. Or (more…)

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Downtown Cool

Downtown isn’t just a place, it’s a state of mind. It’s a style all its own – combining refined touches with urban flare makes this style as bold as it is beautiful. We’ve curated a selection of our favorite items available in our online shop that represent the downtown style that we love so much. Check them out! 1. Scully Culpture 2. Metro Table Lamp 3. Geo Sculptures 4. Marlon Brando Print 5. Samson Mirror  6. Carter Table      

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Top 7 Houseplants for Removing Indoor Air Pollutants

We could all use a breath of fresh air…especially when studies show that indoor air is often more polluted than outside…go figure. We don’t often realize the amount of pollutants we bring into our home with every day items, but bringing a little green inside can help combat the problem. In the late 80’s, NASA studied the affect houseplants would have on purifying the air in the space station. They found several plants that filter out common volatile organic compounds (VOCs). [...]

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