Houzz & ASID launch #Impact of Design

  |  September 10, 2015

Houzz, the home decor and remodeling website with 35 million monthly users and The American Society of Interior Designers , ASID, have launched a new designer showcase. In it you’ll find interiors they believe embody the spirit of interior design going forward 40 years into the 21st Century. What were they looking for? Designs which consider wellness and sustainability, which enrich lives by its choices. My go-to vehicle to get there? You guessed it. Color! Here is my submission, an upstate Hudson Valley home. “Like” it on Houzz if you agree it embodies the mashup of patterns, textures and styles which describe our modern lives. #ImpactOfDesign


My design statement: Color feeds the soul; lifts us up, soothes us and enriches our lives. This Hudson Valley colonial hosts a cohesive palette which is all personality. The decor is eclectic, reflecting a global attitude. Materials chosen keep sustainability in the forefront with reclaimed wood, repurposed trees and vintage metal seating. Design going forward will reflect individuality and self expression to an even greater degree than we’ve seen. Our homes reflect our ideas, our travels, our dreams, ourselves. Texture plays a supporting role to color. Like modern people, this home is the ultimate admixture of provenance, period and style. All together it makes us who we are.

To read more, visit Amy’s design blog at: www.amykranecolor.com/blog

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About Amy Krane

Amy Krane is an Architectural Color Consultant and founder of Amy Krane Color where she creates customized color plans, advising residential and commercial property owners on paint colors. She is also a Realtor at Anderson Agency Real Estate in Kinderhook, NY. Transplanted from New York City to Columbia County, Amy is trained by the International Association of Color Consultant/Designers. Her expertise goes well beyond design aesthetics to integrate the science and art of applying color to space. Amy Krane Color services clients nationally with virtual consultations and locally in NYC, Dutchess, Ulster, Greene, Columbia, Litchfield, Berkshire, Rensselaer and Albany Counties.

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