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Feature article in the “The Beacon” magazine – October 2014

 
Interior Decorating Studio is in its 12th Year of Service
The company is diversified and has available a seasoned, experienced, and knowledgeable staff
  Jupiter – After having reinvented a business her mother founded 32 years ago, Nancy Sylvester Abbott is now in her 12th year of operations with Village Interiors, 1615 Cypress Drive. She introduced a workroom in 2002 and completed an upgrade a year ago making for much more efficiency, then in September of the same year added her daughter, Sarah, to the staff. Nancy explained, “We needed to diversify and create a smoother and more flexible system of operations. With Sarah coming into the business, we’ve been able to accept more business, work towards becoming a totally green company and establishing a format whereby we can offer the consumer alternatives in their window treatment needs. By becoming a green company, we not only recycle, but are making strides in product usage.” With more flexibility, Nancy is able to spend more time upgrading the company website and blogging about interior ideas for more comfortable living. Further, she is planning to breakout with more services to better serve the community, such as holding regular classes to teach others about sewing and various window treatments and adopt a program whereby students can shadow her work, as well as the staff’s. Also, Nancy is still working on building a more productive online store. “Window treatments are changing considerably,” Nancy says. Village Interiors is doing more contemporary work now using soft colors and whites. More outdoor treatments are also being requested, such as cushions, curtains, etc as more and more people are adding outdoor kitchens and lounges on their patios – more or less taking the inside comfort […]

The Beacon / Interior Views / July 2014

Essence, according to Webster is “the permanent as contrasted with the accidental element of being; the ultimate nature of a thing esp. as opposed to its existence.” Take a moment and reflect on the Essence of your home. What are the special elements and characteristics that make your home environment unique and personal?

Having the privilege of being invited into many homes, the opportunity to view the lifestyle of people from all walks of life and experience exists. Their home interiors are usually an expression of their composite experiences and interests. Their home interiors are usually an expression of their composite experiences and interests. Artwork, photography, family heirlooms, the simple knick-knacks all are expressions of their experiences and enjoyments in life. Standing alone, these artifacts are nothing more than objects. However, mixed with the element of the human experience, they evoke emotion, an element of purpose, Essence. Like architectural monuments and historical artifacts, these objects may withstand the test of time and be associated with some memorable event or purpose. They decorate the home interior and embody the ideals and interest that creates the Essence of the home.

How does the designer create and develop Essence in their design and compliment the Essence of their client? The art of interior design is like working a blank canvas The initial concept may be from a single idea and from that idea, unfolds the masterpiece, the rest of the creative process having been put into action. By learning about the client through a getting-to-know, fact-finding consultation, to learn about their lifestyle, personal interests, and viewing the home surroundings, the designer is able to process this information into a visionary concept. Applying this vision with enthusiasm, this […]

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