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Art For Friday

Anyone who knows me, knows I love art.  I don't know what it is, but it stirs me all up.  I have painted many pieces myself and loved it so.   Because of that when I study a piece, I enjoy thinking about the artist and how they felt...

A Million Grains Of Inspiration

Being a designer, one of the things I crave in life is creativity, inspiration and joy from looking at beauty, art and design.  You will find I talk quite a bit about art and will go to a museum any time I can...though that never seems to be near...

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An Interior Study, The Poetics Of Space, Continued…

More photos from the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City.  The exhibit: The Poetics of Space. So interesting what each piece "says" about the people that live and breath there...  (Please see the previous blog to this blog by scrolling down)Notice the position of the bed in...

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An Interior Study, The Poetics Of Space

To follow:  a series of shots I took of photographs at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.  The series is called The Poetics of Space and will be on display until March 15th, 2010.  I urge you to visit!  It is a fascinating group of pieces (among many more)...

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Before You Move Art Into Your Home, It Should Move You

People ask me all the time about how to select art for their home.  I have one answer, it must "move" you!I am not a big believer that art must "match" a room.  One thing I love in a great interior design, is when art stands on it's own. ...

Elle Decor in Kansas City

What can we say?  We are fabulous, aren't we?I do love Kansas City and think this is a most flattering article published by Elle Decor.  I enjoyed our local Patricia Shackelford's incredible ability to capture our cities graces and she did so by highlighting the best and brightest, yet...

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Kansas City To The World

LOVED Elle Decor's article on Kansas City.  My clients, friends and I fully agree it is the fabulous and creative heart of our nation.  What a pleasure to have such a gorgeous publication highlight it’s fine beauty, talent and history.  It was a wonderfully written piece we can proudly...

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Design Your Own Beach With Happy Colors

Sometimes, a designer needs to let their office attire be a swim suit and no shoes.  This week is, "casual Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday" close to home in Fort Meyers and Sanibel Island, Florida.I think it is important once in a while to take a moment to...

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Party Arty

Had a wonderful time at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art during their Party Arty, a benefit for the museum.  We are so lucky in Kansas City to have such a spectacular museum.  The clothing designs were spectacular and the art, of course, was dramatic and amazing.  Looking forward to...