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TGIF

It’s a bit gloomy in San Francisco today, but this shot of pale yellow is sure to brighten your day… I love the bold geometric pattern on this Surya Frontier rug (lower left) and the freshness of the Phillip Jeffries Rings hemp wallpaper (lower right). Another great way to add a temporary pop of yellow […]

The Emerald Isle

Since my last name is Maloney (and my maiden name is Greene), I figure I pretty much have to do a blog post celebrating Irish heritage and culture…with a designer-y spin, of course.  Ireland is affectionately known by many as the Emerald Isle due to its lush, green countryside.  I often take interior design cues […]

Spring fashion inspiration

With Spring on the horizon, I am looking to fashion for interiors inspiration.  A recurring theme in fashion this spring is strong and powerful femininity and I couldn’t help but relate this to the color forecasts we looked at recently.  On the softer side of feminine, one can draw inspiration from traditional lace, sheer elements, […]