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black & white stripes


Black & White Stripe Inspiration Board

A line is a dot out for a walk.
—Paul Klee

There’s an endless variety in what we think of as a line and used wisely, they can add interest and personality to your event décor.

Lines can be thick or thin. They can be long or short. The can be vertical, horizontal, or diagonal. They can be solid or dotted or dashed. Lines can be curved or straight of combinations of both. You can use lines to the direct the eyes, suggest personality (straight lines are more professional, while curved are more casual), and create illusions. The direction and weight of a line also have a psychological impact, for instance:

• Horizontal lines indicate response and tranquility
• Vertical lines communicate a feeling of nobleness and spirituality, strength and grandeur
• Combination of a horizontal and vertical lines communicate stability and solidity
• Diagonal lines indicate movement, activity, force and direction and energy
• Soft, shallow curves sow sophistication, comfort and flexibility and femininity
• Deep acute curve-curves indicate confusion, turbulence and instability

the painter stripe linen (or the hampton linen) is our featured product. available in a variety of sizes, its white stripes are silk dupioni, while the black stripes are flocked. its a beautiful and modern yet classic piece to add to your next occasion.

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the chevron pattern

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The chevron pattern continues to be a hot trend in all that is design. It’s a nice spin off on the traditional stripe pattern and adds a dynamic element to any design. Commonly used for interior design and textiles (we’ve seen this design on rugs, pillows, wallpaper, etc.) over the years we have begun to see this pattern in fashion. We think it’s the perfect accent to add to your event! Here’s a little history on its origin.

Chevron pattern (also spelled cheveron) an inverted v pattern. Sometimes the word “zig zag” or herringbone is used to describe this pattern. It dates back to 1800 BC where it was found in early art designs such as pottery and rock carvings. The word “chevron” is usually used to describe a fret in architecture and may also be found in highway signs to guide drivers and around curves.

Incorporate a few pops of this pattern to your next event!

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though zebra fashion and decor debutted last spring/fall 2011, the zebra trend has long been around and continues to be a glamour staple. from playful colors to unexpecting pairings, the zebra print has never looked so modern and new!

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an opulent beach wedding

“summer afternoon-
 summer afternoon;
 to me those have always
 been the two most
 beautiful words in
 the english language.” – henry james















with summer’s end just around the corner (september 21) we decided to send off the season with one final tribute to those long, lazy days. we created an inspiration board for a beach wedding that fuses a casual theme with some “bling” to add sophistication and elegance.

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