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Artist | MEHMET SAHIN ALTUG

By Palette Home | August 26, 2014

MEET MEHMET SAHIN ALTUG Mehmet Sahin Altug, artist and master furniture craftsman born on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey in the town of Mersin. Mehmet now resides in Richmond, Virginia and shows regularly at Palette. Mehmet spent 25 years creating whimsical furniture, which incorporates mythological imagery and themes from his Turkish homeland. Recently he has […]

Artist | LAURA TALLEY

By Palette Home | March 13, 2014

MEET LAURA TALLEY “A lot of my work is inspired by the natural world.  But also, I have always had a passion for interiors and interior design. I love soft, clean interiors and I want to create art that looks beautiful in people’s homes and businesses.” “Daisies”   “Pink Rain” “Spring Forest” Please contact us […]

MEET THE ARTIST | CLAIBORNE RILEY

By Palette Home | February 9, 2014

MEET CLAIBORNE RILEY Artist Claiborne Riley’s bold, graphic and colorful paintings showcase her eye for design and exacting composition. Abstract landscapes and forms inspired by nature feature her definitive focus on geometric shape and saturated color. A background in studio art, a Masters from Virginia Commonwealth University’s renowned Brand Center and a career as Art […]

DESIGN | MARSALA 2015 Pantone Color of the year

By Palette Home | January 26, 2014

PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR:  MARSALA Every year there is a big buzz around the Pantone Color of the Year.  This year’s pick is Marsala, a deep red wine color with a bit of brown in it.  We weren’t loving it.   However, after we started collecting images of Marsala and seeing it paired with […]

FINE PAINTS OF EUROPE | FAUX AGATE IN RICHMOND SYMPHONY HOUSE

By Palette Home | January 19, 2014

RICHMOND SYMPHONY HOUSE We collaborated with Susan Jamieson, designer at Bridget Beari Designs along with H.J.Holtz and Son to create this amazing faux agate finish using Fine Paints of Europe in the Richmond Symphony Designer House last year.   Inspired by the natural beauty of the stone, these agate designed rooms are uniquely beautiful!   […]

FARROW AND BALL | No 279 Yellowcake

By Palette Home | January 15, 2014

No 279 Yellowcake Cake batter and the revival of the ‘homemade’ was the inspiration for one of Farrow and Ball’s newest paint colors Yellowcake! But it’s not the cake on the plate that has us so excited about the color, it’s the bold infusion of this classic brights yellow  in design, on walls, in art, and on […]

FINE PAINTS OF EUROPE | Shiny WALLS

By Palette Home | January 8, 2014

 Another super hot trend that has staying power is high gloss paint on interior walls. Long appreciated for it’s durability, high-gloss has moved from being relegated to trim and furniture to the walls and ceilings. The result is chic, yet familiar. Try it! Think black sucks the light out of a room? Au Contraire! Here, […]

COLOR | Winter Whites

By Palette Home | December 9, 2013

No doubt you have been hearing the holiday music while you’re out and about. We’ve been thinking about “Walking in a Winter Wonderland” ourselves and pondering the color white. We are so drawn to it, in fact, we are decorating our shop in white. Perhaps the clean, white palette is especially refreshing now with so […]

COLOR | GRAY ON WALLS

By Palette Home | November 21, 2013

We cannot imagine why, but the British have always spelled it, “Grey” while we Yanks spell it, “Gray.” Either way, it is the hottest neutral right now. If you think of Gray as being cold, you would be wrong! Gray is a sophisticated neutral that provides a chic back drop to other colors, if you […]

DIY | PAINT IT BLACK

By Palette Home | October 30, 2013

PAINT IT BLACK Black can be the perfect color choice when wanting to update a “brown” piece of furniture, and give it a timeless and classic element to a room.   . HAPPY PAINTING!