In our new Covid world, we’re all trying desperately to find creative ways to connect with one another. Valentine’s Day offers the perfect occasion to do just that, whether we are together or apart from our loved ones. Who doesn’t want to celebrate love, fun and romance these days?
A client looking for Zen in her life recently asked me if I could help her design her new home with cool and tranquil colors. On her wish list at our first meeting was a blue dining room but she was worried that it did not conform to the traditional notion of using warmer colors such as reds and oranges to stimulate appetite.
Coco’s paintings have included sunflowers, Japanese style waves, animal prints, and modernist abstraction. Framed or unframed, they bring a youthful edge to designing and serve as an inspired ode to music, painting and the importance of saving cultural artifacts rather than throwing them away.