Art as Inspiration

“I’ve always loved blue and white. It doesn’t matter what year, what age, where you are. Blue and white has a beauty. It makes you dream.” ~Ralph Lauren.

Color speaks as it can soothed calm or create tension and energy. A favorite starting point in designing rooms is art. A beloved painting, photograph or sculpture is a great way to provide inspiration for your room design. The colors from your art set the mood and message you want to convey. Complementary color schemes (pairing color on the opposite side of the color wheel) like blue and orange (coppery wood & leather) are the basis for this room. We live in blue jeans white T’s and copper leather jackets. That color palette translates beautifully from fashion to interior design. When blue, calm and soothing, and white, clean and simple, are combined we get the ultimate, serene, tranquil space with just touch of copper that provides the right amount of energy.

Published by kaytibbs

She is the Interior Designer in the Kansas City Metro Area. She uses her expertise in technology and her talent in space planning, color coordination and knowledge of furniture to develop interior design plans that her clients absolutely love! Kay's focus is on creating casual, comfortable and classic rooms. Kay and Co KC - where art and interior design unite! Kay was in education between 1985 and 2015. A classroom teacher for 20 years, Kay has taught 1st through 5th grades, was an early adopter of mobile technologies and constantly looking for ways to improve the classroom setting. In 2005 Kay left public education to be the Education Director for the Challenger Learning Center of Kansas. There she discovered the power of project based learning and using a simulations to foster 21st century learning experiences. She also has been a Director of Technology for districts from rural to suburban to metro areas. Utilizing all those rich experiences, Kay can help you transform your space to reflect your personality and be a place you want to call home.

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