It’s been a month since George Floyd was murdered. And while we still have miles and miles to go, I am hopeful. The world feels a little different and the movement feels stronger and deeper than it ever has.
I like so many of you I have spent the last few weeks reading, learning and reflecting. In my exploration I’ve come across a number of captivating black designers and creators that I’d like to share with you. Although I’m not entirely sure what change looks like, I know I want to be a part of it. I hope you enjoy.
Marble has been an anchor in design for centuries. From kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, and living room fireplaces, there’s nothing unusual about using marble. What is new is the turn towards bolder slabs of marble. Colour, dramatic veining and cracked expressions seem to be popping up everywhere and are the basis of my current design crush: bold marble. A bold piece of marble is the perfect way to add drama to space and yet maintain a timeless feel. I’m sharing some of favourite uses of bold marbles below.
It may be that I’m trying to hold onto summer or longing for some Southern California fun. But today’s design crush: Kelly Nutt Designs personifies easy, relaxed living – everything I associate with Southern California and summer.