PALM LEAF DIY MATERIALS Green construction paper Scissors Bone folder ( really anything hard like a pen, credit card, spoon etc. will do ) Optional watercolors, pastels, or blendable medium. INSTRUCTION Fold construction paper in half longways Cut out and be long gated leaf/teardrop shape Here is a template of the leaf in case […]
MALACHITE DIY MATERIAL –Tray of your choice ( I’m using a clear acrylic drawer organizer from inter-design purchased on Amazon for $13 https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00O9ND77C/ref=yo_ii_img?ie=UTF8&psc=1) You could also use this technique on just about any surface that can be cleaned and prepped for paint. –Smooth sturdy board (larger than the bottom of your tray. I’m using a cereal box […]
Color has a big influence on our psyche and therefore colors that we decorate with or wear say a lot about our personality or our mood. Different colors have the power to affect our emotions. Pantone discusses how a color of a wall changed how cold or hot a person was feeling: “An executive for […]
After a design idea is born, the next step is to create a mood board to inspire us for our product creation. This is the mood that was set for the “Luxury Stone Collection” for Eid To get a sneak peak of the “Luxury Stone” collection followed by coupons, sign up to our newsletter.
Every year comes a challenge to create a design that would have great appeal for different tastes. This year the arabesque marble design was inspired by a visit to a marble showroom. We were particularly struck by Ravenna’s new “Miraflores” Collection, particularly the “Castilla” line. http://newravenna.photoshelter.com/gallery/Miraflores-Collection-by-Paul-Schatz/G0000MLsRRsOskkQ/C0000BZiYHlG5mQ4 We wanted our designs to look realistic and picked […]
Part I Ramadan Kufic Key Inspirations Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of product design? When you see a product in the market you may not realize how much time and effort goes into creating that product, as it seems so simple, so obvious; for that reason we wanted to walk […]
Part II After the concept of the design has been formulated, then comes the mood board which serves as a platform for inspiration. Ours looked like that bringing in the greens and golds. We also had malachite, palm leaf and kufic key. Next came the actual design of our table setting and all coordinated items. […]