My friend Chena is insanely talented. She’s the friend you invite to your knitting group to see if she might like knitting and by the end of the evening she’s teaching everyone creative techniques she created on the fly. Chena can draw, paint, knit, sew, embroider, cook, design…there’s nothing she can’t do when it comes [...]
The color trend correlation between fashion design and interior design has always intrigued me. Typically, European fashion design and color trends guide the rest of the design world in forthcoming seasons. This spring we are noticing the brightest and boldest of hues…and they are not isolated, but combined for a very fun and explosive aesthetic.
Have you ever loved a space so much you wish the food and drink they served was equally fantastic? I’m happy to say that Nuvrei’s new space in Portland’s Pearl District is both well-designed AND delicious. I love the canary yellow they used throughout to brand their cafe. I love their pastries. I love their [...]
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My name is Carrie Gates and I’m a lover of all things design. I look forward to sharing the things that inspire me in hopes you will be inspired, too. First, I’d love to present you with the motivation for the emerald green that inspired my logo with [...]
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