QUOTE OF THE DAY...

“A great chair should look as if it could spring at you and take you in its arms.”

– Roger Banks-Pye, Interior Design Director, Decorating Division, Colefax & Fowler (1948-1996)

QUOTE OF THE DAY...

“Design is coming to grips with one’s real lifestyle, one’s real place in the world. Rooms should not be put together for show but to nourish one’s well-being.”

– Albert Hadley, interior decorator

QUOTE OF THE DAY...

“Interiors speak! Rooms emphasize whether one exists or lives, and there is a great difference between the two!”

– Van Day Truex, Interior Designer, Director of Design, Tiffany & Co. (d.1979)

QUOTE OF THE DAY...

“Comfort, even in the most formal areas, is mandatory, as is timelessness, a blessed attribute that straddles fad and period.”

– Barry Dixon, designer

QUOTE OF THE DAY...

“Color is life, for a world without color seems dead.  As a flame produces light, light produces color.  As intonation lends color to the spoken word, color lends spiritually realized sound to form.”

– Johannes Itten, Swiss expressionist painter (1888-1967)

QUOTE OF THE DAY...

“Fashion anticipates, and elegance is a state of mind…A mirror of the time in which we live, a translation of the future, and should never be static.”

– Oleg Cassini, French-born American fashion designer (1913 – 2006)