Tagged: Jan Showers

Design Legends Series Part Three: Dorothy Draper

After studying up on Dorothy Draper I feel that visual imagery is the best way to understand her work. A beautiful woman who’s personal glamour was projected fearlessly into her “baroque fantasy” style of decorating.             Dorothy’s mix of patterns, cultures, and use of pure imagination created iconic interiors that […]

Black Magic

Black is not a color it is actually the absence of color. Black evokes many emotions while exuding sheer confidence. Black is elegant, sophisticated, mysterious and sexy. Why did John Singer Sargent paint his muse Madame X in black? He saw all of these qualities in her.           The use of […]

Divine Dining

Sometimes in modern homes, the formal dining room gets nixed and many people opt for a more casual dining space. Either way, a beautiful dining area will make you wonder why anyone goes out to eat! My favorite thing about the Jan Showers dining room is the mix. The pairing of white chairs with a […]