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Steps to Buying Art for Your Home with a Professional Art Consultant

The Process of Buying Art for Your Home — with a Professional Art Consultant By Danielle Fox, SLATE contemporary "When the sun is out and the pool is warm," by Sheldon Greenberg. 48 x 40 in. Oil on canvas. At SLATE contemporary gallery. In addition to being a physical location in Oakland’s vibrant Uptown arts district, SLATE contemporary is an art consultancy [...]

2019-07-17T13:24:54-07:00July 17th, 2019|

The Art of the Pattern — Q & A with Workroom C

The Art of the Pattern — Q & A with Carolyn Rebuffel of Workroom C Workroom C patterned fabrics. Photo credit: Eric Zepeda Carolyn Rebuffel, Principal Designer of Interior Design Firm Workroom C, based in Emeryville, offers her brand of “inspired, practical design” to clients throughout the Bay Area. With that mission comes the textiles she custom-creates to help implement her visions, [...]

2019-07-09T15:11:18-07:00June 20th, 2019|

10 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Summer

10 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Summer Adapted from: www.libertymutual.com/masterthis/warm-weather-home-maintenance and www.hgtv.com/design/decorating/clean-and-organize/get-your-house-ready-for-summer Exterior deck and wood siding restored and stained by Arana Craftsman Painters, in Piedmont California 1. Clean the walkway: Pressure-wash the walkway, then replace damaged pavers or bricks, or just flip them over. If any pavers are sticking up too high, raise them, remove a little dirt, and drop [...]

2019-06-20T19:29:21-07:00June 20th, 2019|

Home as Canvas and Art Gallery

Home as Canvas and Art Gallery By Julie Feinstein Adams  Danielle Fox of SLATE contemporary. Photo credit: Lauren Edith Interior painting and artwork have an intimate relationship. The way that light reflects, the color tones shifting against the other’s presence. It is no small thing to choose the right location, lighting, and wall color for art, or to choose the right wall [...]

2019-07-17T13:19:49-07:00May 2nd, 2019|

Manager, Micromanager, or a Hands-Off Remodeler? Part 2 of 2

Manager, Micromanager, or a Hands-Off Remodeler? Part 2(Continued from previous post: https://www.craftsmanpainters.com/manager-micromanager-or-a-hands-off-remodeler/) Photo Credit: Dimitri Otis/Getty Images Adapted from an article by Laura Gaskill via Houzz2. The MicromanagerWhy being a micromanager can be a good thing: Micromanagers get a bad rap, but there is an upside to this management style: Micromanagers tend to be detail-oriented, proactive and good on a deadline. This can be a real [...]

2019-05-10T09:20:53-07:00May 2nd, 2019|