The sofa is most commonly the largest piece of furniture in the
living room. Distract your visitors from forming a negative impression
by ‘wowing’ them with a statement piece! Ideally, residential
interior spaces should have the ability to speak for the client – one’s
style and personality should be displayed through their decor. Why not
make a statement?
Kravet is a product line available through Robin Bond Interiors which offers furniture, accessories, fabrics, trimmings, rugs, and more! Like Robin Bond Interiors, Kravet specializes in ‘style, luxury and exceptional design.’
Here are Robin Bond Interiors favorites:
Design the life you love!
When I started with Robin Bond Interiors, one of the first projects I was assigned was a paint plan! This entailed selecting the paint colors and placement throughout the client’s entire home. This was very exciting to me!
I love color! The fact that a particular color can provoke human
behaviors and cause certain emotional reactions is fascinating to me!
This project was one were color came into play in every space. Our
client wanted Hacienda inspired color schemes – “NO neutrals”!…Music to
These clients were a very cute, young couple living in a beautiful
Southwestern styled home with a terracotta roof and stucco facade. The
wife had done a fabulous job at establishing an eclectic interior
aesthetic by decorating with bold colors and exotic finds from all over
the world. Her only task left to tackle were the neutral, “boring”
That’s where I came in!
Each space was defined by a bold pairing of colors.
Upon entry of the home, you were greeted with a shade of rose on the
foyer walls and barrel ceiling. Passing through into the living, the
tone was shifted to a golden yellow allowing the boldly colored decor to
pop! In the adjacent open kitchen, blue was applied to the ceiling with
the toffee orange on the walls to compliment. The master suite turned
into a serine space with the calming shade of misty blue and ceiling
accent of a deep teal. This particular pairing of colors allowed the
rustic wooden features throughout the suite to be highlighted as a main
HERE’S A TIP WHEN SELECTING PAINT COLORS:
Pull inspiration from your favorite pieces throughout the house!
Design the life you love!
RM COCO is one of Robin Bond Interiors most valued fabric distributors. Their beautiful products and
wonderful customer service make them a delight to work with and easy to
spec into any project! Not only does RM COCO offer various exquisite fabric lines that cover all different styles, but they also provide trim, lining, and window hardware! The RM COCO workroom is also available for fabrication of ‘high quality soft window treatments and bedspreads.’
Don’t be afraid of pattern! Find coordinating color ways and learn to
mix and match patterns for a ‘transitional’ look – between traditional
Below are paired fabrics from the RM COCO Allure line.
For more information on RM COCO and how to specify their beautiful products into your next project, give us a call today!
This past week, Robin
and I had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful showroom of Architectural Tile
& Stone. There, we participated in an informative presentation for AKDO –
supplier of ‘world’s most beautiful stones.’
Mark Ficarra, the
AKDO Regional Sales Manager, taught us about the various materials they work
with as well was their manufacturing processes. He walked us through their
extensive line of products, and shared with us their newest featured items!
AKDO manufactures stone, tile, and glass all from all over the world. They cut
everything in their own warehouses to guarantee flawless looking designs. If
you get a moment, visit AKDO’s website and take a look around. They have a
library of products that embrace styles of all kinds!
Left to Right: Debi Parker
(Outside Sales Rep – Works in showroom), Mark
Ficarra (AKDO Regional Sales Manager), Erin, and Robin
‘AKDO has developed a reputation for stunning
mosaic collections that are innovative and trendsetting.’ Shown above are three
examples of their new Lace Collection. The beauty of these products – no matter
what application, whether it be used as a wallpaper or simply an accent piece,
there is that instant wow factor added to the space. Below is the Vine is shown
in an application. Isn’t it just beautiful?
To visit the showroom
with one of our designers, call Robin Bond Interiors today! With the expertise
of the showroom staff, we can show you the endless possibilities on ways to
work with stone and tile in your interior spaces!
Robin Bond Interiors
is going to let you in on a little secret. Introducing Daisies, coming to
central Austin by the end of this summer! This quaint little café is going to
be a perfect stop for your morning or afternoon hunger pains. Daisies will be
serving Mexican dishes ‘with a Lebanese flare.’ Hours of operation will be
8-2pm. Keep a lookout for this new local eatery!
2320 Hancock Drive
Rough Sketch of
Coming summer 2012!
If you want to see
interior renderings, check back soon!
Have a blessed day,
and create something inspiring!
A sketch of a dining chair design by Jorge for one of our clients:
More of Jorge's Work:
INHERIT THE WIND comes to Austin: May 10 – June 3
One of the many perks of being a designer is always having wonderful resources at hand. In March of 2009, Exteriors was created to showcase the latest trends and fashions in outdoor furnishings. This showroom is exclusive to designers and offers one of the largest selections of exterior brands. With the rising trend of ‘outdoor living’, Exteriors serves as a one-of-a-kind resource allowing designers, such as Robin Bond Interiors, to design unique and breathe taking spaces for our clients!
Casual sitting areas can be easily arranged using furniture sets such as these shown above, made by Century. Both contemporary and traditional designs are available!
If you rather get cozy around a fire pit, OW Lee also offers varying styles of furniture.
Don’t forget about outdoor dining! Both Windam Castings (top) and Barlow Tyrie (bottom) offer wonderful dining sets to fit the size and/or style of your space.
Exteriors offers more than just outdoor furnishings too! Through their designer showroom you can purchase outdoor area rugs, as well as unique handcrafted mosaic tabletops.
If you’d like to freshen up the look of your outdoor living or dining spaces, call Robin Bond Interiors today! Together, we can visit Exteriors showroom and view all of the latest trends and fashions!