shahs of style

interior design with a touch of Shah

It started as an ordinary office full of blue and greens and progressed into a lounge area inspired by the enriched culture of Morocco.  A West Elm daybed was slowly introduced, however it was too big for the narrow space.  Moroccan was definitely going to be the theme but we needed the space to look …

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Istanbul, Turkey.  A city that is just SO cool and unique.  I have to say, my favorite memory is sitting by the busy sidewalk eating kunefe, drinking Turkish tea, smoking a hookah while appreciating the panoramic architecture.  It’s hard not to wonder that this city is enriched with a tremendous amount of history, religion, politics and the juxtaposition of old and new ideas. I entered what was once was …

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Crystal Clear Clear furniture is in vogue with high end decorators and designers because of its versatility  —  it’s neutral naked characteristic can easily blend in with any decor, literally.  Clear furniture is either made from glass or acrylic and can make a room seem larger.  Transparent accents can be found in coffee tables, consoles and end tables as well as chairs. Gold is Old—so …

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When taking on this project, I wanted to integrate the company colors of orange and blue into the lounge space.  The company is comprised of predominately young professionals in the DC area.  

Listening to NPR this morning and heard a slew of sad news; one particular news story was regarding constant fires in a Bangladesh garment factory.  Last November, 112 workers died from a fire and companies such as Gap, H&M and Wal-mart were immediately impacted.  Since then, small fires occasionally occur in the unsafe factory causing more trouble and …

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