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Friday Favorite: Black and White

Miles Redd's room always have a touch of allure. He often uses art by Franz Kline.

Miles Redd’s room always have a touch of allure. He often uses art by Franz Kline.

I love the color black, and not just because it’s slimming.

I’ve known for a long time that my preferred styles are odes to the past with a few glamorous, contemporary bursts. In studying my favorite rooms and designers, I kept noticing that most of the spaces balanced the traditional pieces with a punch of modern art; specifically black and white abstract expressionism. Continue reading

A Southern Mirror

The Federalist mirror above the bed gives this room character and interest. ~from Domainehome

The Federalist mirror above the bed gives this room character and interest. ~from Domainehome

It has been said that the South is more real than other parts of the country. It’s because the South has lived through more.

We’ve dined on our region’s delicacies like grits, dumplings, and gravy, but we’ve also eaten our fair share of crow. We are continuing to evolve and change from our dark, lean Post-Antebellum years, and we’ve still got a long way to go…  but there is something wonderful about the pluralism of a past.  The merging of the high and the low gives us, and our homes, character. Continue reading