Fads and trends come and go, whether in hair and nail salons, interior design studios, furniture stores or apparel stores. What’s here today may not be here tomorrow. And sometimes that’s a good thing.
Each year I receive emails from talented artists who want to introduce their work to me and my staff. Some offer sculptures and some present watercolors, while others send fabric and wallpaper designs.
In the same way, I often look at samples of new furniture, and sometimes I end up using the pieces in projects or introducing them to others.
Thedecorating accessory of the moment, believe it or not, is the lampshade. Shop the market today and you’ll find lampshades of many different hues — or, dare I say it, shades? You'll also find a wide variety of shapes, from cones and squares to hexagons and octagons.