{color spotlight: designing with navy blue}

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Navy blue is incredibly versatile. Whatever mood you’re looking to create, you can likely do it with navy blue. A navy accent wall can add depth to a small room, or you can use it when you’d like to go dark, but not quite black. If you need some navy blue inspiration, here are four different ways you can design with navy blue.

Navy and White Means Crisp and Preppy

Looking to create a bright and fresh mood in your room? Navy blue and bright white is a great way to do that.

You can also use navy blue and white to create a maritime feel: Read the rest of this entry »

{friday finds: october color of the month}

Color of the Month: Glacier Bay H0054

Sophisticated, cool, clean and high-end looking. Today’s blue will add “pizzazz” to any room in your home and our Color of the Month for October is no exception. Meet “Glacier Bay” (H0054).

Historic Glacier Bay H0054 paint

Historic Colors of America

You could say that “Glacier Bay” is “peaking” right now in the trend cycle. Look around and you’ll notice blue in a number of different settings – in fabrics and paint color as well as wallpaper and floors.

Kathy Basil from Hirshfield’s Design Center has noticed the trend with her clients,”Over the past six months or so, more and more designers are requesting blue fabrics and wallpaper.” Basil cautions that blue can be bold and depending on its use, a little can go a long way, and yet, “blue is a color loved by many.”

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{MELINKI wallpapers & fabrics now at hirshfield’s}

Modern. Bold. Quirky. Fun.

We’re talking about the line of Melinki wallpaper and fabric now available at Hirshfield’s! Melinki’s range of wallpapers and fabrics add a fun, bold style statement to any home.

The non-woven wallpapers are responsibly manufactured in the UK and printed using ethically sourced raw materials on paper from sustainable European forests. The eclectic mix of wallcoverings are inspired by mid-century archive documents and modern Scandinavian design. These versatile wallcoverings enjoy a cool, clean palette of fashionable hues: coastal calm, retro kitsch, bakelite brights and urban neutrals.

Minneapolis wallpaper

Melinki Wallpaper

Minneapolis Wallpaper

Melinki Wallpaper

Minneapolis wallpaper

Melinki Wallpaper

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