Monthly Archives: May 2012

Behind the Scenes at a Photoshoot

We at Martha Angus adore a good photoshoot. We schlep. We rearrange. We simplify. We energize. Oh and we laugh a lot! Our reward? The stunning photographs of the homes we love. Here’s a behind-the-scenes peek of a recent shoot. … Continue reading

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Design Don’ts, Part II

There is a certain math to placing furniture in a room. For example, the coffee table should be 18” from the sofa, the bedside tables should be 4” above or below the height of the mattress, etc. Take note of … Continue reading

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Design Dont’s , Part I

When people ask me for design pointers, consider the Pandora’s Box officially open. Where to begin? Honestly, sometimes the easiest place to start is with what not to do. When you select an area rug, make sure you get one … Continue reading

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Father Knows Best

At a young age my dad the economist drilled into me the importance of staying abreast of the financial news. The Wall Street Journal was his read of choice and it’s how I start each and every day. I was … Continue reading

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Art Friday│TILT

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Word Art

One should never shy away from a strong graphic statement in a room. One way to do this is through custom word art. It’s fun, unexpected and chic. Word art transforms a simple idea into a high-impact visual statement. In … Continue reading

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