Carol Adolph C.I.D.

Carol Adolph
Duende Design, Inc.

La Quinta, Indian Wells, Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs, Santa Monica, Malibu, San Diego, Newport Beach, Laguna Niguel, Dana Point, San Clemente
760.217.0677
Carol@duendedesign.com

With 25 years East and West coast design experience allow me to share concepts on decorating a new home, redecorating, or staging, from creation to application to completion.

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synergyTwo arms embrace our business:

1. DUENDE DESIGN – SPIRITED INTERIORS: www.duendedesign.com

2. HEALTH AND WELLNESS – COSMETICS – ON LINE SHOPPING www.shopcaroladolph.com

Up to now we posted to two separate subscriber lists with different content for Interior Design….and the new Health and Wellness Pagoda.

Clients told us about the potential for beneficial synergy of information on Health, Cosmetics, On Line Shopping and Interior Design.

We listened. Now we shall publish posts separated by subject to both client list subscribers.

Your suggestions are valuable. Thank you sincerely.

Carol

 

Radiant Orchid – Pink

Duralee pink 2014DURALEE is among the leading resources in fabrics and trimmings for interior design and fashion.

DURALEE has also announced the PANTONE - Radiant Orchid  Pink – as the official color for 2014

A New Pink is Coming

pantonePantone, the color oracle predicts: The “It” color for 2014 is a pinky purple known as radiant orchid. It is vibrant and inviting with warm tones to look good on most skin types. It is a natural for nail polish, lipsticks, fashion and accessories. The color is widely flattering and speaks to a romantic trend. Pinky purple is nuanced and bold which suggest creativity and may appeal to tech savvy individuals. Cars, housewares, packaging, hand bags, garments are already showing up in pinky purple.

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Brass is Back

brass design Brass Ceiling LightThe warm look of brass rekindles the pre-digital era of hand craftsmanship. Nothing authenticates a room more than brass. In a minimalist design scheme brass adds romance. The history of brass gives it a look of classic design.

Brass is an essential part of todays organic modernism of natural materials such as leather, wood an stone

Christmas Greetings

christmaChristmas is not a time or a season, but a state of mind.  To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy is to have the real spirit of Christmas”. Calvin Coolidge.

In the spirit of these wise words we wish you and your loved ones a wonderful  Christmas and a New Year filled with abundance and good health.

Gratefully,

Carol and George

 

 

Thanksgiving 2013

The blessings of a Happy Thanksgiving Fall dining table- with a festively decorated dinner table just waiting for family and friends to enjoy the feast

Zebra Prints Add Instant Interest To Any Space

zebra-MEDDecorating with prints, particularly with zebra, may be an adventurous move, but monochromatic stripes work well with many different color palettes. Step our of your comfort zone with a bold print like zebra.  It’s not only eye- catching, but is bound to be a conversation starter.

Correction

A few days ago we e-mailed to our subscribers a post with a link to our updated Duende website. It is now compatible with mobile devices and features a CBS TV interview and a lively Power Point Presentation.  Regrettably the Duende link in the post was hacked. It opens to a totally unrelated website in Spanish as our loyal subscribers made us aware.

We have now idea how this can happen. It is embarrassing and I apologize.

As always your comments and suggestions are welcome.

Carol

Website

We made some changes to our website. In addition it is now compatible with all mobile devices.
 
Please check it out:    www.duendedesign.com.
 
Please give us your always welcome comments or questions.
 
Thank you,
Carol
 
 
 
 
 

The Power of RED

RED is the color that most attracts attention. It is associated with visibility, proximity, dynamics and activity. It is packed full of energy and excitement.
People who in the past shied away from this color now tend to be more adventurous, feeling bolder in their decorating.
 
The key to success when decorating with a statement color is to select a few key places to let it shine. It is easy to go too far with red. Start by using this powerful color sparingly. Provide balance with light colored neutrals. Add a piece of furniture. It does not take much to get big results.
If your favorite artwork contains red , it will get noticed as will red accent accessories.
Red pillows are an easy way to introduce a new color in the mix on your sofa, bed and even porch furniture. Try some red table linens. The color is known to enhance taste in the adventure of eating.
Leather arm chair red Red-GroupEnlarged red paint roller