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Everyone, and we mean everyone, looks next-level happy and healthy with a rosy glow. Slowly sip on that fact as we bask in Benjamin Moore’s choice for Color of the Year 2020: First Light – a fresh and luminous blush-pink stunner that is both flirty and flattering.
“My favourite spaces to decorate were the living room and kitchen because that’s where my family spends the most quality time,” says Debbie, a member of the Barrydowne team since 2016. “I’ve purposely saved the master bedroom for last because I want to put the most thought into it. It’s our space to get away and at the end of the day, we want a nice, calming space to unwind.”
Before becoming a professional interior decorator, Lindsay completed several post-secondary courses in design and colour theory and fine-tuned her expertise through practical, hands-on work in the creative field.
It’s important to know that a good contractor will never pull numbers out of thin air. The truth is, a lot of time, expertise and a careful calculation of materials and labour goes into figuring out how much a painting project will cost.
Color drives everything in our world, including the A-listers of consumer products: apparel, accessories, architecture and automotive. So when the world’s foremost expert on color announces which transcending tint will be next year’s trendsetter, we sit up and take notice.
Design and decor are definitely key to a great customer experience – believe it or not, they might even be more important than the product mix at first! Read about Stitch & Stone, Sudbury’s Boho-Chic Boutique which offers beautiful clothes in a beautiful space.
Meet a member of the talented Barrydowne team, who puts the colour in our world. It’s hard to believe that Barrydowne’s own “Colour Match Queen” once tried to dismiss her naturally artistic side for a more analytical career, but luckily, Shannon Marko came full circle. “
Benjamin Moore’s Colour of the Year and Colour Trends 2019 will premiere October 11, 2018. Until then, we invite you to take a look back at the enduring nature of our curated Colour Trends palettes.
Sisters Lisa and Carissa, the “LC” behind LC Home Solutions, left behind corporate jobs in 2017 to start their own business offering interior design, décor, staging services and renovation coordination. Get to know more about these up-and-coming designers’ fresh style in Barrydowne Paint's Q&A below.