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We shape our dwellings and our dwellings shape us

August 22, 2012

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by Joy Abrams —  Feng shui is an ancient Chinese art that involves science in the practice of placement. Its literal translation is wind and water, but its definition includes the analysis of environments for and locating sites that have a favorable life energy called chi. Feng shui also is used to make adjustments to […]

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Painting, painting on the wall

February 26, 2012

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by Joy Abrams —  An exciting, ancient form of design is making a comeback on the walls of many homes, offices and restaurants today. Called trompe l’oeil, this art technique involves painted imagery that gives the depicted objects a three-dimensional appearance. Wall paintings are very popular today. Trompe l’oeil, pronounced “trump loy,” is a French […]

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