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Monthly Collection: Elevate

Posted by Guilford of Maine on May 29, 2015

We all know that certain color palettes and patterns are more appropriate for particular settings than others. This month's collection of Upholstery, Drapery and Panel/Acoustic fabrics were chosen to coordinate beautifully and work well specifically in House of Worship settings.
 

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How to Bring a Little Modern Flair to a Traditional Style

Posted by Guilford of Maine on April 14, 2015

The Traditional style is comforting and classic. The hallmarks for it generally include deep wood tones, architectural details, and elegant furnishings. Rich wood tones, like those found in cherry, maple, and mahogany, are a key element in this style. Architectural embellishments such as elaborate moldings, beveled wood paneling, and intricate tile and wood floor patterns are widely used. One of the most important facets of traditional design are the lines of the furnishings that often harken back to the 18th and 19th centuries.

But what do you do if the “traditional” Traditional is a bit too stodgy? Modern is too sleek? Transitional too eclectic?

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How to Instill a Calm Oasis in a Chaotic World

Posted by Guilford of Maine on April 7, 2015

Color plays an important role in every environment – they make us feel happy or sad… they can make us feel angry or relaxed. As we all know, it’s important to understand the psychological effects colors might have on an average person, or our client’s target audience. When that need calls for a calm experience, it's always nice to turn to neutrals.

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Topics: Wallcovering Fabric Upholstery Fabric Drapery Fabric Color Acoustic Fabric