LIGHTS EXTRAVAGANZA

Crowds fill the streets in front of retailer windows in New York City as the stores vie for viewers of their Christmas displays. Macy’s started the tradition in 1883 when it debuted an animated shop window. This was followed by stores in other states across the...

GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE

The Gothic style, 1150-1500, originated in France and spread over the whole of western Europe. Gothic art and architecture were the spirit of piety, humility and asceticism, which was the fundamental teaching of the church during the Middle Ages. The style was to...

WINDOWS

Lord & Taylor history of the US Post Office. My Historic Romance, still being written, takes place in this era of major movement. The Lord & Taylor 2004 holiday windows along Fifth Avenue feature scenes depicting the history of the United States Postal...

COLOR FOR INTERIOR DESIGN

Color must be an integral part of room design and never an after-thought.  Colors that you choose are dependent on the adjacent colors. All colors have three parts, hue, intensity and tonal value. Hue identifies the color, intensity is the brilliance of a hue, tonal...

FLW INTERIORS & SEATING

If you are  reading this, you are probably curious about Frank Lloyd Wright Interiors. FLW was not a singer songwriter, he was not a shoemaker, he was not slothful, and he was not an interior designer. FLW was a creative genius in architectural methodology and an...

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