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Benjamin Moore Molten Metallics

New Benjamin Moore Products: Molten Metallics

Benjamin Moore has introduced Molten Metallics, a new addition to its Studio Finishes portfolio of specialty paints. The name of this new paint product evokes the end result: a surface imitative of a hand-hammered metal. The Molten Metallics paints provide a look worthy of an artisan, but achieved by any do-it-yourselfer. Turn any outdated piece of furniture into...
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{friday finds: pallets project}

Wood pallet project ideas embrace the inner do-it-yourselfer. They range on any level of expertise and the ideas never run out. From chic and elegant to country rustic, wooden pallets accentuate decorations and room color. These often discarded pieces can easily be attained. As they say, one person’s trash is another person’s treasure!
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Friday Finds: Trending – Black Interior Trim and Doors

The color black has been steadily trending on the design scene. From dramatic touches of the dark color to entire rooms blanketed in it, black is back and it looks like it’s sticking around! One of the latest trends we’re seeing with black is using it to paint interior trim and doors. And we’re liking...
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{what’s new at hirshfield’s design studio in minneapolis}

For some people, the first hint of a fall wind means it’s time for them to bring out the crockpot, the Uggs and a nice warm sweater. For me, the first hint of a fall wind means it’s time to stop by Hirshfield’s Design Studio in Minneapolis to check in with the team on all...
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{what determines a color trend?}

It takes many factors to make a color trend, from fashion, politics, the economy, art exhibits, Hollywood stars, rock legends, environmental issues and dozens of other outside influences. Fashion is always something you have to watch when tracking trends. The old world art of lace making and the use of loose woven materials with a...
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{color trends 2012 – design trends 2012}

A new year means a fresh start – and a fresh look at interior design trends! I stopped in to Hirshfield’s Design Studio in Minneapolis to talk with Kathy Basil about the trends she is most looking forward to in the new year, including color trends for 2012 and interior design trends for 2012. First,...
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{contemporary, modern or retro?}

There is a blurry line between retro, modern and contemporary. Has retro become our equivalent of modern, if so than what is contemporary? The sleek styles of mid century modern are much the same as those found in today’s hottest designs or at least in the mainstream of current styles.
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interior barn door

Friday Finds: Interior Sliding Barn Doors

    I have been crushing on interior barn doors for a couple of years;  the interest level ebbs and flows, but never completely goes away. It’s the look of the barn doors that captured my heart. The many different door styles, finishes, and the marvelous hardware. I want it all.
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{trends – past & future part II}

You saw our recent post focusing on trends from this past year. Now it’s time to look ahead to trends for 2011! I talked to Kathy and the rest of the team at Hirshfield’s Design Resource and here is what they see for trends in the coming year. First, let’s talk about color. While purple...
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{trends – past & future part II}

You saw our recent post focusing on trends from this past year. Now it’s time to look ahead to trends for 2011! I talked to Kathy and the rest of the team at Hirshfield’s Design Resource and here is what they see for trends in the coming year. First, let’s talk about color. While purple...
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