#IntDesignerChat August 27, 2013 Topic: Fall 2013 Interior Design Trends

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Interior Designer Chat

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Join Interior Designer Chat on Tuesday as we discuss the top influences of interior design trends for Fall/Winter 2013.  From fashion and travel, to food and culture,  come  take a journey with our international community and find out what influences in interior design trends we will be seeing and working with this Fall.  Join us on twitter at 6pm EDT, 3p PDT, and 11pm GMT using the hashtag #IntDesignerChat.   What’s NEXT in design this Fall?  Share links to your latest design projects,  Fall 2013 new interior design products, fabrics, colors,  trends links, and Pinterest Boards.

 

Photo Credits: Top Photo’s ~ ElleDecor.com

Patone 2013 Fall Colors: Brandigirlblog.com

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#IntDesignerChat June 11 Guest Host Irene Williams The Voice Behind @crossvilleinc Live At #NeoCon13

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Guest Host Irene Williams the voice behind @crossvilleinc 

June 11, 2013 #IntDesignerChat is talking about the latest trends in commercial design that will soon influence the looks of our residential spaces, as well.  From current color palettes to the most modern finishes, commercial design always pushes the bar and sets new standards.  Host Irene Williams, aka “@crossvilleinc,” will guide the discussion from NeoCon in Chicago and offer a sneak peek into fabulous finds from the show. Whether you only dabble in commercial design or wish to grow your business in this market segment, join in for a fun, informative chat!  Our Topic: “Material Witness: Colors, Finishes, Product Trends in Commercial Design.”

 

Irene Williams, the voice behind @crossvilleinc, has spent more than 15 of her 20+-year career leading PR, marketing and social media for companies in the design and building product industries. She’s been an integral part of the market research, branding…

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Thomas Chippendale: Google celebrates furniture

This was incredible. If you have time to watch the whole thing, it is worth it.

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I was surprised to see the Google doodle in the form of furniture today. Google is celebrating Thomas Chippendale and the legacy of his furniture, which rather amazingly is still popular today almost 250 years after his heyday. He published The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker’s Director in 1754 (which is still in print!), a book of his designs. His wide range of elaborate and often exotic designs, fascinated noblemen of his time. Here is a clip from the excellent BBC documentary on this remarkable craftsman and his furniture.

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#IntDesignerChat June 4 Topic: Fine Art and Antiques

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Summer is filled with the excitement of International Fine Art & Antiques Fairs.  Designing residential interiors around private collections is itself a fine art.  Concerns like light, weight, stability, climate and scale impact display.  Art collection and architectural design is heavily entwined into the fabric of  interiors.   The  most popular artist in the world: Vincent Van Gogh, PabloPicasso, Claude Monet, Gustav Klimt, Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali,  and Leonardo da Vinci have stimulated and inspired designers and architects across the world.

Join  the international conversation at Interior Designer Chat  Tuesday June 4, 2013 and share your favorite fine art and antique shows and artisan resources.   We will discuss: 

  • Buying art and antiques in the current market
  • The attraction of well made things

Invite all your artist friend to join us at @IntDesignerChat on twitter using the hashtag #IntDesignerChat  June 4, 2013  at 6p ET, 5p CT, 3p PT, and  11p…

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