Whoa! Wow! Awesome! Thats what shoppers and passersby alike are saying about the total interior redesign of Bond No. 9s NoHo flagship. What their amazed eyes are seeing is nothing short of an approachable, welcoming 21st century version of the Palace of Versailles resplendent Hall of Mirrors. ImagineVersailles, just one block from the Bowery! The furnishings and decor, designed by Laurice Rahm
The hottest trend color for 2014 will be Placid Blue, a soft and inviting pastel #15-3920, according to the Color Trend experts at Pantone. The interior designers at Beasley & Henley Interior Design (Winter Park and Naples) enthusiastically agree.
Blue has never gone out of style, but like many colors it ebbs and flows in popularity.
Blues in general are a perennial favorite, often referred to as a pocket-sized vacation of sea and sky. According to psychologists who explore the intricate interaction of color, behavior and mood, blues basic emotional valence is calmness and open-endedness, in contrast to the aggression associated with colors such as red. People associate blues with the positive characteristics of wisdom, loyalty and trust.
In home design, Blues will be seen in fabrics, lighting, wall colors, lacquered finishes and much more. In additional, they will make glamorous statements in focal piece chandeliers and rugs. Placid Blue fabrics can be matched easily with complementary colors such as yellow and white.
No matter how they are used in 2014, Blue with be the new Black and we are couldnt be happier.