The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Orange

Do you love orange, and the look of Global Style Design? Fill your home with your favorite color, and the rich colors, exotic designs, and hand-made works of art that bring the beauty of different cultures to life in your space.Orange is used in various shades and saturation levels in many different cultures, and shades of orange are a natural color of the desert and of rocks in many areas so shades of orange can be quite common, such as when you see terracotta.On the color wheel, orange is between Read more [...]

Let the Art be the Heart of Your Home

Your perfect space is key to your well-being.Imagine a space that looks great, feels great, and supports you to be great.You can have that when you align art, science, and energy in your design.  It's a lot easier than getting the stars to align!The right work of art helps create that alignment by making the room beautiful,  creating a focal point that brings you joy and sets the style, color palette, and energy for the room. Let the art be the heart of your home.I know, energy is a nebulous term, Read more [...]

I Learned To Solve All My Interior Design Problems by Playing Music

Contrast is the Key to Striking Beauty While in my doumbek class last week, my drum teacher Amir Etemadzadeh, who is a native of Iran was talking about the importance of being able to distinguish clearly all the notes we can make on our drums. The more notes, the better.  The more clearly they are different from each other, the better and more beautiful it sounds to the listener.Amir describes it as creating a beautiful and delicious meal and all the notes are like the spices and layers that Read more [...]

The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Purple

Do you love purple, and the look of Global Style Design? Fill your home with your favorite color, and the rich colors, exotic designs, and hand-made works of art that bring the beauty of different cultures to life in your space.Purple is not commonly used in many cultures because it was often an expensive color to create. So when it was used, it was often associated with royalty. On the color wheel, purple is between red and blue and can take on aspects of its neighbors. Like blue, purple can feel Read more [...]

The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Blue

Do you love blue, and the look of Global Style Design? Fill your home with your favorite color, and the rich colors, exotic designs, and hand-made works of art that bring the beauty of different cultures to life in your space.Blue is associated with tranquility, peace, nature, water, and the sky. It is considered by some to be a "cool" color and may affect your perception of how warm or cool you feel in a space.It may at times evoke a feeling of sadness, which may be where the expression "feeling Read more [...]

I Learned To Solve All My Interior Design Problems by Dancing- The Magic of Transitions

Transitions Make Magic Happen Its the moments between the moments, the transitions, where the real magic happens.Every dance is made up of a series of moves, but how a dancer goes from one move to the next shows what they are made of and creates the flow of the whole performance.What happens in that space between the moves? I bet you never thought of that. Is it like watching a slide show, where you see one picture, and then the next and the next?  Or is it like a film or video where the transition Read more [...]

Can Creating a Perfect Space Make You Happy?

I am so glad you are here.I get it. Over the last year, you may have spent more time at home than you wanted to.  You may have thought, OMG, this is not working for me! I don’t like the way my house looks or feels. I don’t have enough room. I have too much stuff. The colors suck. I don’t have a space to work, work out, or for peace and quiet.You are working on creating your dream life…. improving your career, health, and relationships. Some of those things may have been on hold for a while.Are Read more [...]

I Learned To Solve All My Interior Design Problems by Dancing- Surprise Me

Surprises Make Magic Happen A great dance performance always has a surprise.It might be an unexpected twist in the storyline.It might be the unveiling of the dancer so you see her beautiful face or costume.  Back stage before a classical Persian dance performance. Mary Ann Benoit, of Tavus Dance Company. Maybe it is the revealing of an unexpected part of the costume that was hidden that causes the audience to gasp in surprise and Read more [...]

The Beauty of Seeing the World in Shades of Red

Do you love the look of Global Style Design? It is filled with rich colors, exotic designs, and hand-made works of art that bring the beauty of different cultures to life in your space.Is red your favorite color?Red is often associated with love, passion, fire and heat, strength, power, courage,  vibrant energy, and excitement.Red can be dramatic when used in your décor.Like all colors, red means different things in different cultures. Often, when you see red as a color in a country's flag,  it Read more [...]

I Learned To Solve All My Interior Design Problems by Dancing and Learning to Tell a Great Story.

A Great Story Makes the Dance A great dance performance always has a story.It might be a love story set to a song based on romantic Persian poetry. The Persians really know how to tell a romantic story!Maybe it's the story of the love affair between a girl and her drum. The story of a love affair between a girl and her drum. Mary Ann Benoit.of Tavus Dance Company. Maybe it is the story of an epic battle between warrior queens. Kaleido Read more [...]