• Interior Styling,  Outdoor Living

    Metallic – A Must Have in Decor

    Metallic accents in decor have been a key feature for several years – so much so, that they could almost be considered a classic item. The shift to powerful and statement decor: industrial, hollywood regency and glam – saw the proliferation of metallic features in home styling. Gold, silver, copper, bronze, rose gold, matt black, burnished bronze and brushed stainless steel have become common in a range of styled spaces. One of the great shifts is that metals need to be all the same – that is no longer the case, and in fact, the more realistic and sustainable approach of mixing metals has come to fore.  It is important,…

  • Fashion and Personal Style,  Interior Styling,  Outdoor Living

    Seeing Red

    Red is a fabulous colour for adding energy to a space, face or outfit. In the rainbow of light, red is the first colour we see. It has an energy signature with a wavelength shorter than the other colours. Red can be used to exert dominance or enrich a palette. It is almost always perceived as a warm colour, though many reds actually have a cool base. If you find it challenging to wear red, chances are, you are using the wrong red for your skin tone – because the right red will make you come alive! There are many words to describe red: true red, tomato red, fire-engine red,…