design

A super stylish living space with a dining space in the background and a statement chandelier from DelightFull. This project was done by AD Dal Pozzo and H&A Associati in NYC. Image: DelightFULL.

Top Design Crimes

440 440 Velvet

In all my years in the design industry as a professional, I have worked for clients from many walks of life. Surprisingly though, they all had some common misconceptions about…

read more
A contemporary design hall with a table and chair from Karimoku. Image: Design Shanghai.

Circular Design :: A Window to Opportunity

440 440 Velvet

Humans have an amazing ability to innovate. This attribute is our window to opportunity for change, growth and ultimately happiness that supports well-being. Sounds a bit idyllic… Not really. If…

read more
A dark and moody earth toned living set with a brown cladding accent wall, two gorgeous leather armchairs and a round coffee table. Image: Martina Gemmola for Anaca Studio.

Decorating in Earth Tones

440 440 Velvet

Earth tones, deeply rooted in nature’s landscapes, have a soothing quality like no other. From my experience as a designer, people who opt for earth tones are people who are…

read more
The Jacob sofa. A beautiful blue velvet sofa with some edgy cures in a minimal contemporary setting. Image: Collector.

Decorating with Velvet

440 440 Velvet

Ok this is a bit funny, but I was named after a fabric – velvet. Yap! I’m quite certain that my parents never gave my name a second thought. I…

read more
An overall view of a exhibition room at Stockholm's design week 2020, known as the Sculptor's Residence. Image: Italianbark.

The Sculptor’s Residence

440 440 Velvet

The Sculptor’s Residence, located in an apartment in central Stockholm, was a tribute to the ateliers of great artists. It was also probably one of the most interesting exhibitions of…

read more
A bright and colorful contemporary living room with a distinct modern British flair. Designed by Zulufish. Image credit: Brabbu Design Forces.

The Anatomy of a Stylish Home : Decorating with Intention

440 440 Velvet

Truth be told, a stylish home is never an accidental or circumstantial outcome. Any stylish home that you may have seen, visited or lived in, is a product of a…

read more

JOIN US!

Want more new posts and announcements delivered to your inbox? Enter your email below and subscribe to Te Esse by Velvet! (Your email address will not be published).