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The Psychology of Color

Have you ever walked into a room that was painted in an unexpected color and noticed a change in your mood? Psychologists and interior designers alike agree that the color of a room can evoke certain emotions and feelings. From a calming and serene bedroom to a lively and jovial ...
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D.C. Design House

It’s a space fit for elaborate entertaining. The 2017 D.C. Design House is a Potomac, Maryland property that was transformed by 23 local interior designers. With nine bedrooms, nine full bathrooms, four half-bathrooms and a home theater spread over four floors, the showcase home is a display of splendor that ...
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Gifts from the Heart

Valentine’s Day, a time set a side to honor those nearest and dearest to us, is often more difficult to shop for the Christmas. A few local tastemakers offer up advice on celebrating love in a variety of forms that run the gamut from decadent sweets to cozy fur. You ...
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Pantone’s Color of the Year is Ultra Violet

In a design moment that is anticipated all year, the self-proclaimed color gurus at The Pantone Color Institute recently announced their color of the year for 2018: Ultra Violet. In announcing the organization’s 10th anniversary pick, Pantone’s Executive Director described the hue with terms like contemplative, complex and reminiscent of ...
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