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Posts Tagged ‘Sam Simon’

2014 Trend: Rustic Modern

| April 17, 2014

Modern nurseries are clean, cool and totally fabulous! That being said, I consistently get one design note from my clients. “How do we bring warmth into a modern nursery?” [...]

DIY: How to Paint a Plaid Accent Wall

| March 20, 2014

This spring I am seeing so much plaid, and I like it! If you want to play with pattern and keep it classic, punches of plaid make everyone smile, from preppies to punks. [...]

It’s the Chinese Year of the Horse—Giddy-up!

| February 20, 2014

This is the Year of the Horse, and according to Chinese astrology, those born during this year are quick-witted and stylish. Including the horse as a design accessory in the nursery can be a very chic nod to your baby’s birth year! [...]

DIY: Fabric Wall Art

| January 23, 2014

I love this super easy fabric wall art project because it’s simple and fast: it rewards you with maximum style and minimal effort. [...]

Sam Simon’s Look Back at 2013

| December 24, 2013

These days, most of our lives are richly photographed and documented via social media, and I found myself taking a look back at 2013 through the images I posted to piece together my year in design. [...]

DIY Studded Wall Letters

| November 27, 2013

Let’s talk studded wall letters. My clients often ask how they can include their baby’s name within the design of the nursery space. Wooden wall letters and monograms are great traditional options. Personally, I pull a lot of inspiration from fashion, pop culture and music trends. [...]

Design Reveal: Modern Travel Inspired Blue and Orange Nursery

| October 31, 2013

High above the streets of New York City, a modern space was getting ready for a new life. My goal was to create work that is both cute and chic. Fasten your seat belts, batten down the hatches, fill up the tank, and let’s go for a design ride together through this mod blue and orange nursery design! [...]

Is Orange the New Black?

| August 8, 2013

It seems everyone I talk to is watching Orange is the New Black! There are many depictions of motherhood within the context, and it got me thinking. Sometimes design inspiration comes from an antique plate or a textile, but this time my inspiration came from Netflix. [...]

Set Sail with Nautical Artwork Trio

| July 11, 2013

Growing up in coastal Massachusetts, I spent several summers working on a boat in Boston Harbor. This experience was the seed of my inherent fondness of the the rich blue’s and crisp whites of the classic—and currently very popular—nautical motif. [...]

Why Knot?

| June 13, 2013

Melisa and I recently attended to the Annual Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Decorator Show House. While enjoying the different interiors, we kept seeing knots in design. There were knot sculptures placed on shelves and dressers. We saw knot book ends, knot shaped chandeliers, even over-sized drawings of knots. [...]

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