I’ve always been a big fan of incorporating color into interior design. I’ve also always been very opinionated about what works and what doesn’t work when it comes to color—at least for my particular décor aesthetic. For example, I have a greater appreciation for deep, rich color than I do for pastels,. Similarly, the trendy kitchen colors of my youth, like harvest gold and avocado green, tend to make my stomach turn. Imagine my surprise when finding so much to like about the plethora of colorful ovens starting to show up in kitchens. By and large, they look good! Are you ready to embrace colorful ovens with me?– See the whole post at The Interior Collective.
I’ve drunk the Kool-Aid. I’m a big big fan of Chicago-based interior designer Lukas Machnik. From his work on the television show, American Dream Builders — shown in the first four photos above, to his own furniture designs in the last photo, his work shows all the hallmarks of the kind of design I love.
If you’re like me, you don’t start your day until after you’ve had at least one cup of coffee. It’s a key component of my daily morning ritual: brewing, preparing, and enjoying some delicious caffeine. If that’s your way of life as well, why not do it in style? I’ve gathered a few ideas for setting up a coffee prep area that will help get the day started right.– See the whole post at The Interior Collective.