When NOT to Use Complementary Colors

When NOT to Use Complementary Colors

A friend recently asked me if she should paint her kitchen walls green to compliment her red cherry wood kitchen cabinets. I asked her if she liked the color of her cabinets and she said no, she was tired of the bossy red wood but heard green...
Friday’s Photo

Friday’s Photo

Continuing  last Friday’s theme of questionable design choices. Today’s photo comes from Restoration Hardware’s new “deconstructed” furniture line. I don’t know about you but I can’t wrap my head around spending $2,545.00 for...
2 Tips to Create a Warm and Cozy, BLUE Bedroom.

2 Tips to Create a Warm and Cozy, BLUE Bedroom.

Last week while at a color consult my client said she wanted her bedroom to feel warm and cozy and wanted to paint the walls Blue……wait, what??? Since childhood weren’t we taught that Blue along with Green and Purple were the cool colors while Red,...
Friday’s Photo

Friday’s Photo

I’ve had this image over my desk for about a year now. I can’t decide if I love it or if  I am horrified by it. Love it or not, whatever your opinion, it does what all great art and design should do: it evokes an emotional reaction, makes you think and...
Popular Color Myths Busted!

Popular Color Myths Busted!

A few weeks ago I received a call from a writer at the Huffington Post. She was interviewing color experts about how different colors affects us.  You can read the article Here.  She asked me if I knew about the study that indicated the color Pink calmed and pacified...
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Linda Holt | Interior Designer & iPhone Coach

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