Friday, April 11, 2014

Donald Robertson

The Spring issue of Domino highlights Donald Robertson, the Creative Development Director of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, side job as an artist.  This side hobby has turned him into an Instagram sensation with over 21,000 followers.  Donald uses art as a way of releasing himself from watching too many movies, reading, looking at too many magazines, and being on the internet all day.  Every morning he creates three works of art, an artsy one, a gaffer tape one, and his mood determines the third.  This New York artist creates his work from anything he can find… shopping bags, pizza boxes, paint, colorful gaffing tape, etc...  

Recently, Donald hosted an Art Salon at his friend and Este Lauder Exec, John Demsey's colorful Townhouse.  Donald's wife is a minimalist, and she was on the verge of throwing his artwork away.  Donald compromised by selling his work from the Art Salon on the new app Trendablon.  John Dempsey is the farthest person from being a minimalist, so his colorful townhouse was the perfect collaboration!

Follow Donald Robertson on Instagram @donalddrawberston 
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Friday, April 4, 2014


We have leaped into Spring!
Hold on tight, or you might get left behind.  We have lots planned this month.  Take a look at what we have going on-
1- April Fool's Day
5-10 Highpoint, NC Market
13- Palm Sunday and Master's Sunday
18- Good Friday
20- Easter
22- Earth Day
24-27- ADAC Sample Sale
29- Bobby McAlpine and Susan Ferrier Book Signing
30- Aerin Lauder Book Signing

Tuesday, March 4, 2014


Welcome to March!  Spring Fever has hit us, and we are ready for warm weather.  We have lots planned this month, so take a look-

March 2-4 Design Blogger's Conference
March 4- Fat Tuesday
March 5- Ash Wednesday
March 5- Digital Day for the Blogger's Conference, great speakers at ADAC 
March 13- Warehouse Sale 10-3
March 17- St. Patrick's Day

This month, on behalf of St. Patrick's Day, we are focusing on the color Green and Quatrefoil Design.  Here is a sneak peak- 

Monday, February 24, 2014

The Perfect Collaboration

To finish the month of February, we want to highlight a collaboration between Florist Michal Evans and Interior Designer Suzanne Kasler, recently published in Flower Magazine.  We love an artistic collaboration, and what not a better one than these two superior Atlantans.  It is amazing how Michal replicates and brings out the color in Suzanne's decor.  Take a look-

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Allison Hennessy's Pink Girl's Bedroom

There are so many young designers who inspire us these days. One of our favorites is Allison Hennessy.  We love her Pink Girl's Bedroom featured in the Atlanta Homes and Lifestyle's Christmas Show House-
Allison was a design assistant to Susan Lapelle in Atlanta, and she has now established her own design firm in New York.  We are so proud! 

Thursday, February 6, 2014

The Color Pink

Pink, the color associated with femininity, sensitivity, tenderness, childhood, or the romantic, evolved from a flower named Pink with a frilled edge.  The verb to pink dates back to the 14th century, and it means to decorate with a perforated or punched pattern.  The verb sense of the word pink is still used today, for example the hand tool pinking shears.  To focus on the sensitivity and tenderness of pink, here are some of our favorite pale pink shots-

Monday, February 3, 2014


Welcome to February, the month most commonly associated with Valentine's Day!  
In honor of Valentine's Day, we are dedicating this month's posts to the color Pink and Arrows in Design.  
Take a look at what we have going on this month-

1- Jennifer Boles speaks at the Cathedral Antique Show
2- Ground Hog's Day
1-2 Cathedral Antiques Show Tour of Homes
4- New Container arrives with lots of Antiques
14- Valentine's Day and Container Day
17- President's Day

In honor of this pink month, here are some of our favorite Pink shots-