When it comes to home interiors, colour is the quickest avenue to self-expression. It doesn’t take expertise or a natural eye for design to feel an emotional pull; anyone is qualified to use colour.In this issue, we feature colour-conscious designs. Whether understated neutrals or bold tones, every hue-helps tell a story. In our garden department, we learn all about blue—one of the rarest plant colours. Glean some information about natural mood boosters in our lifestyle department. There, you’ll also find guidance on how colour can impact your mood. Blue is meant to induce calm and tranquility, which is exactly what you’ll find in the tropical waters of the Bahamas. Our featured destination—New Providence, Bahamas—is an ideal getaway if you’re looking for relaxation. Of course, seafood is easy to come by in this island nation. The culinary staple is also popular in creole cooking, which we celebrate in this issue’s food department. Our menu features jambalaya, white fish, and oysters, but you can still indulge as a vegetarian with sautéed green beans, fried green tomatoes, and the sweet combination of beignets and a café au lait. As always, thank you for your business, support, and friendship. If you are ever in need of professional assistance and advice, please do not hesitate to call. You can be assured that your needs will be met with the utmost integrity and professionalism.
Natural Light: Colour never lives in a vacuum. While a paint swatch will give you a preview, it is always best to experience paint colours in natural light (over the course of a day and even across seasons). The designers in this issue made natural light an integral part of their processes in designing with colour