Tag Archives: Design

Georges Briard Wasn’t Really His Name!

Posted on June 21, 2017

Mid Century Modern style is all the rage right now. Design elements from the 1950s & early 60s are collectively known as Mid Century Modern or MCM. That era was a time of anticipation of a better tomorrow. The cars had fins like jet planes (the 1959 Cadillacs had the highest, pointiest fins and were Continue Reading »

2016 Colors of the Year: Rose Quartz & Serenity!

Posted on December 6, 2015

Did you ever wonder where color comes from? Not the colors of the flowers and the trees and the sky and the sea, but the colors of products. Everything from cars, appliances, and cosmetics, to magazine ads, designer gowns, furniture and the paint on your walls all have one thing in common, somebody decided what Continue Reading »

Happy Birthday Bucky Fuller!

Posted on July 12, 2013

R. Buckminster Fuller, known as “Bucky” was born with terrible vision. In fact, his vision was so poor that medical science didn’t invent eyeglasses that would allow him to see properly until he was in his early teens. Fuller attributed his later success as an inventor to his vision problem. Because he couldn’t see, he Continue Reading »