Every year people across the globe wait anxiously to see what Pantone will declare the color of the year. For 2018 the company chose Ultra Violet, but this year they chose a color that is happy and bright: the beloved Living CORAL. This color brings to life any room that needs that extra POP! Never […]
Feeling Blue? How about Green with Envy? Color is emotional. It sets the mood of a space. While part of our Design Team headed to High Point Market to shop the latest and greatest of decor, some of us headed to the 2019 Sherwin Williams Color Mix Forecast. While there, we learned the trends and […]
While in the past decade, we saw an overabundance of neutrals such as cool grays and “greige,” the use of bright colors in interior design is on the rise. People are finally seeing the light! That said, we often have clients come in and express a fear of committing to any one color or color […]
It’s Bold. It’s Beautiful. It’s Elegant. And, it is the Pantone Color of the Year – Ultraviolet What could be more regal, than a bold violet?! Nothing. Absolutely nothing. After all, if we are being honest, Prince did wear it well! Lawrence Herbert, the creator of the Pantone Color Matching System, calls ultraviolet the universal […]
Monochromatic (translates as a single color) design uses one dominant color in different shades. Using one color does make a space boring, but quite the contrary in fact. Stunning, dynamic, and complex interiors can be achieved using this very simple design principle. Basically, there are three tricks to pulling off a well-designed monochromatic interior.
We are officially upon one of our favorite times of the year here at CHD – Independence Day! In Murrells Inlet, we go BIG on July 4th – boat parades, golf cart parades, dock decorating contests, and lots of sand and sun time. Watermelon, potato salad, and fried chicken always help to make the day complete! Oh, and plenty of red, white and blue, too, course.
Blue & white porcelain has been around for centuries. It is beautiful, classic and still very much “in!” Blue and white porcelain is decorated under a glaze with blue pigment, generally cobalt oxide. The decoration is commonly applied by hand, by stenciling or by transfer printing, although other methods of application have also been used. […]
Furniture markets, no matter where they are, are experiments in what the next fashion trends will be in the market place. Most vendors are trend followers, content to capitalize on the proven winners from prior market introductions–usually by the trend makers. They provide the products that someone else has typically shown to be marketable. These […]