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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|

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 1 of 2

Manager, Micromanager, or a Hands-Off Remodeler? Adapted from an article by Laura Gaskill via Houzz (click image to enlarge) When you’re planning a remodel, there is plenty to think about. But one thing that might not be on your radar is your level of interaction with the process and, by extension, with the professionals involved. How this plays out can impact everything [...]

2019-05-10T09:23:56-07:00March 27th, 2019|

Harmonizing Your Home For Better Health And Wealth

Harmonizing Your Home For Better Health And Wealth By Michelle Duffy Feng Shui is an art and a science. There are different forms practiced throughout the East including in Tibet, India, and China. Each version holds the fundamental concept that “placement” or arranging of the objects invites the natural world into our homes or any space through the “Five Elements” to calm, nourish, and [...]

2019-04-12T14:31:33-07:00February 27th, 2019|

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