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Aubergine and Navy Home Design Inspiration Board

If I could just unsee burgundy and hunter green …..

Everyone I knew in the early 1990’s painted one room burgundy and another room hunter green. Some tried their hands at contrast:   burgundy above the chair rail and hunter green below it in a single room.   The worst offenders mixed wall coverings.  At least with paint you can erase your mistake fairly simply and inexpensively but those wallpaper hoodlums lived with their bad choices through the passing of three more color trends, pretending all the way that they were ahead of the next burgundy/hunter green fad.

I say all that because I’ve created this Aubergine and Navy Home Design Inspiration Board and I don’t want anyone confusing Aubergine with burgundy.  Aubergine has a more blue than 1990’s burgundy.  It is a more sophisticated hue and it’s sophistication is heightened when paired with a deep navy blue.  And it’s just damn sexy!

What I like about this color palette is that it looks equally gorgeous with either gold/tan neutrals or palette or silver/gray neutrals.   I wouldn’t be averse to adding some very tiny hints of emerald green to add some depth, but listen closely, we aren’t talking carnival here.   Tiny hints of Emerald Green can be in the form of a pillow or accessory, but elegance jumps headfirst out the window if you overdue the green in this palette.

For pricing and availability, contact Jamie Kern with Design Theory Interiors of California, Inc. at

Aubergine and Navy Home Decor Inspiration board

Aubergine and navy blue home design inspiration board

aubergine and navy home design inspiration board

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Room Design: Raspberry Ice

It’s the holidays!!   And yes, this post is indulgent and jazzy, but it’s the time of year when we’re all drawn to sparkle and splash.  Think sweet treats, blinking lights and pink champagne cocktails on your table and in your room design!

All Furnishings:   The Jamie Drake Collection by Lewis & Mittman

Mirror by Baker

Rug by JF Fabrics

Wall Sconce by Holly Hunt
Preview of “Raspberry Ice”

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Mid Century Mod

Room Design:  Mid Century Modern is timeless and sophisticated

Preview of “Mid Century Mod”

1. Yasmin Floor Lamp by Arteriors

2.  Fillmore Sofa from Thrive Furniture

3.   Tree Ring Paintings by Focus Line Art on Etsy

4.  Vintage Dinner plates from Wool Trousers on Etsy

5.  Custom-designed stereo cabinet by South of Urban

6.  Mimi Chair by Global Views

7.  Pouff by Surya

8.  Colin Gold-leafed side table from Worlds Away

9.  Leopard print rug from Rawhide Company

10.  Custom-designed Z Lounger by South of Urban

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Room Design: Blue Velvet

Room Design:  Blue Velvet

Preview of “Blue Velvet”1.  Chester Settee by Haute House

2.  Romano Mirror by Bungalow 5

3.  Table Lamp by Stephanie Nichols Study on Etsy

4.  Upholstered Slipper Chair from Oomph

5.  Table from Oomph

6.  Naples Mini Chandelier from Lighting Direct

7.  Backgammon Table from Oomph

8.  Dot Trellis Bed Linens from CB2

9.  Sunflower Pillow from CB2

10.  Paramount Dresser by Bungalow 5

11.  Jonathan Adler fabric from Kravet

12.  Giclee on Canvas “Ready for the Show” by Leftbank Art

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Room Design: Modern Regency

Room Design:  Modern Regenct

Preview of “Modern Regency”

1.  Horn Serving Tray from Regina Andrew

2.  Ananas Watermelon Lamp by Ro Sham Beaux

3.  Rocco Chair by Bradley Hughes

4.  Anton Console by Bungalow 5

5.  “Lew” Giclee on Canvas by Studio El

6.  Gold Leaf Tray by Up in the Air Somewhere on Etsy

7.  Cattaneo Mirror by Uttermost

8.  Delphi Ceramic Bust by Vellum

9.  Muffy bench by Bradley Hughes

10.  Morgan sofa by Bradley Hughes

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