Sunday, March 20, 2011

You Spin Me Right 'Round Baby, Right 'Round...





As a design element, the circle can represent many things. Completion, nature, wholeness, and spirituality are just a few.























In architecture, the circle provides the most economical form of shelter. Round houses are used from the Arctic to the Equator.

Just ask Mr. Jefferson.







Imagine no dark corners for dust. And with proper window placement, you'll have continuous even light with no cast shadows. Furniture placement is only limited to your imagination.















Introducing circles to a room with accessories, lighting, or furniture, can significantly alter a space and up the drama quotient.






























The next time you are going round and round with a design dilemma, consider the circle, it could be a revolution.







...k...

20 comments:

  1. Great theme for a post! I want the dresser/chest in the third photo.

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  2. what a great post.
    my fave circle in the post was the crazy modern mirror over the deco fireplace.
    that room is stunning.
    xxx

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  3. That first photo is quite fantastic.

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  4. OOh! Great post!

    Love the mushroom/ toadstool house and the tin house ~ yummo!

    Also intrigued by the first image, that is amazingly beautiful in composition.

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  5. Kathy I adore the first image, and then all to follow!! The circle is of great importance!

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  6. Oh wow! Loving all the circular inspiration!

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  7. I have a "thing" for round shapes, so I love this post!! That first photo... swoon!

    joan

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  8. Amazing pictures. I love the third one down...gorg!!
    xo
    Ashlyn

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  9. What a great post! I especially loved the window in the 2nd image...

    Gorgeous!!

    Ingrid :)

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  10. The circle. In some cultures it is even divine or is closely associated with divinity. I think this is why we love the shape. Great post and images. Thanks for the comment, great blog following you too.

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  11. Beautiful Post, Kathy. Don't forget circles are also hugs. The coolest thing in Ecuador were the round solstice windows--it gives you the shivers. I once designed a town house around x's and o's to show the love in the family. It was a fun little designy pun.
    xoxo
    Liz

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  12. I collect orbs, so I appreciate your passion.

    I dig your blog. My Husband is a designer & he marked you as a favorite.

    Thanks for looking at my little spot on the internet. I am looking forward to getting to know you better.

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  13. No Stephen she's mine, but, I suppose if I have to share, it will be with you. Just so you know Kathy's blog is the bomb! Mr. Jefferson said so, and he should know.

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  14. Brilliant! The title, the inclusion of Monticello...just beautifully done.
    -Camille

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  15. I adore the third image...love how they made the window look like a starburst!!

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  16. hello kathy and Jack

    what a beautiful and imaginative post thankyou
    the first one is perfcet for me but im very fond of your melange ! Its true the mandala is a fascinating entity and timeless.
    I also greatly enjoyed you r GREEN post what fun the Wter was AMAZING !! see you when i get back from Paris for part 2 of the lunch !! blogger permitting ! love fay xx

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  17. What a wonderful idea for a post. Love all your beautiful circular inspiration - especially those first three!

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  18. ..the houses are beyond words! wonderful post! warm hugs to you, Kathy

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  19. What can I say? I want to have, see touch all these circles!

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  20. Kathy I am a circle kinda girl!!!!! These images are amazing...so.. I want the ripple iron round house with a black vinyl entry hall with a very large tulip print!!!!!!!
    Well it could be interesting anyway...will have to go check with Renee!!

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