“Mad Men” heightens interest in Mid-century Modern

Stanley Furniture's Ladera Bed is part of its "Crestaire" collection of mid-century modern furnishings.

The popular AMC show “Mad Men” is entering its final season, and when the show ends, it will have left its mark not only on its many fans but also on the design world. The 1960s-era drama about a New York ad agency is widely regarded as having influenced a resurgence of … [Read more...]

Panoply Interior Design merges with Knox Furniture!

Peach

Today, I am excited to announce that Panoply Interior Design has merged with Knox Furniture in Newnan. Mark Knox and I are confident this major move will better serve all of our clients, and we believe you will soon discover that our two family-owned businesses are simply … [Read more...]

Hickory Chair’s new Artisan Grand Cabinet

Artisan Grand Cabinet (Photo courtesy of Hickory Chair)

Design classics never go out of style, and this new Artisan Grand Cabinet from Hickory Chair is an example of just such a piece. Inspired by an antique Dutch neoclassical library cabinet, this mahogany Four Door Artisan Grand Cabinet is designed in the spirit of the … [Read more...]

Chic new designer lines coming to High Point Market

New tables from oomph (photo courtesy of xxxx)

We’ve just received news about some great new lines coming to the High Point Market in April. The market’s Historic Market Square is the home of an array of high-end furniture and home decor brands, and some top designers will be launching new lines there soon. Century … [Read more...]

Geometric prints an on-trend fabric choice

Fabric samples from Thibaut

Geometric prints have long been a mainstay of fabric lines, and they’re very on trend right now. Geometrics work well with many other design motifs, and they can add a fun, modern flair while also providing interesting shapes and texture to fabric design. Thibaut is one … [Read more...]

What is an occasional table?

Charleston Regency-Pineapple Martini Table from Stanley

Occasional tables are small, decorative tables that can include such tables as end tables, lamp tables and sofa tables. Generally, the occasional table is a piece that is small enough so that its purpose is simply decorative rather than, say, more practical tables such as … [Read more...]

‘Coral Reef’ is Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year

Coral

Jackie Jordan, director of color marketing for Sherwin-Williams, has shared her thoughts on the Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year, Coral Reef (SW 6606). "This buoyant, living color is neither too pink, too orange nor too red,” Jordan says. "Think of it as the perfect … [Read more...]

Chandeliers, ‘the jewelry of architecture’

A chandelier seen at a recent High Point market.

“Chandeliers,” according to British journalist and tastemaker Peter York, “are marvels of drop-dead showiness, the jewelry of architecture.” Writing in Architectural Digest, Kate Jerde says that “a good chandelier does more than just brighten a room—the right one … [Read more...]

2015 trends in bathroom remodeling

This elegant bathroom was designed by Panoply.

Are you planning a new Master Bath? This space has become one of the most important ones in home design today, and according to a recent article on Angieslist.com, the bathroom is set to become the most popular home remodeling project of 2015. The article stated that … [Read more...]

When it’s good to be “distressed”

Samples of distressed furniture finishes from the Panoply design library

Most of the time the word “distressed” is not considered a positive one, but in the world of furniture finishes, a “distressed” look can be a desirable characteristic if you're seeking an intentionally aged look in your home’s decor. Of course if a piece of … [Read more...]

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