The first thing I learned about Lucianna Samu is that she played hookie a bit as a child. Well, it was parentally sanctioned hookie. Her mom often kept her home to help her with decor projects around the house. With beginnings like that, how could Lu be anything but inspired to become a "serial renovator"?Continue reading
Remember those wavy looking pictures with the hidden 3D images? Well if you don’t, they were called stereographs and were very popular in the 90’s. Besides from the strain of unfocusing your eyes, the background picture was usually not easy to spot. The challenging part was the picture was right in front of you, but [...]Continue reading
Movies and TV shows can be a great inspiration for color. Let’s face it–an art director was on the job, making sure every hue, every piece of furniture, every flower set exactly the right tone. Think of the pastel-crazy sets (and outfits) on Miami Vice; Rhoda’s fuchsia studio on Mary Tyler Moore; Rene Zelwiger’s pink and white pad in Down With Love; the austere, Nordic palette of Woody Allen’s Interiors; the blazing reds and golds of Bertolucci’s Last Emperor.Continue reading
This exterior porch is beautified with TWP® from Gemini Coatings.
Posted by Diane Capuano
It’s hard to believe with so much snow on the ground, but exterior stain season is just around the corner. Will the market rebound? The conventional wisdom says yes, given the pent-up demand and the homeowners’ need to protect the [...]Continue reading