Feng Shui & Art – A Conversation with Carole Hyder

Posted in Art, Color, Featured Artists, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on April 6, 2015

By Julie Ann Segal The way Art enhances Feng Shui is easy to identify in a space. Art is the soul of a room. It gives it energy and life. But how does the practice of Feng Shui influence...

Family Room Redesign – Sneak Peek

Posted in Color, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on March 26, 2015

With a 3-year old and newborn baby, this young family hadn’t yet gotten to making their family room an ideal space for their family. A dull color palate and hand-me-down furniture didn’t make it feel very warm, or function...

Virtual Art Gallery Featured Artist: Carole Hyder

Posted in Art, Color, Featured Artists, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on March 23, 2015

As a Feng Shui expert, teacher, international speaker since 1992, Carole Hyder has been adamant about designing and creating balance in residential and corporate spaces. Understanding the results of being in an environment where harmony has informed physical expression,...

2015 Las Vegas Market Finds

Posted in Art, Commercial Design, Dining Tables, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Lighting, Residential Design, Uncategorized on January 21, 2015

We didn’t have much luck playing slots, but lots of luck with new discoveries and connections at the 2015 Las Vegas Market! In two days, Lisa Gambiana and I scoured all three buildings, 5,000,000 square feet of furniture and...

Virtual Art Gallery Featured Artist: Bonnie Cutts

Posted in Art, Color, Featured Artists, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on January 19, 2015

Bonnie Cutts believes the process of painting is as important as the finished artwork; what is not visible is as important as what is seen. The images are reflections of distinct periods of the creative journey that is her...

Creating Harmony at Home

Posted in TOSCA, Uncategorized on January 2, 2015

New Website! With Interior Design Resources, Art & Feng Shui

Posted in Art, Color, Commercial Design, Decluttering, Featured Artists, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, News, Residential Design, Uncategorized on September 15, 2014

CHANGE YOUR SPACE, CHANGE YOUR LIFE Minneapolis, September 15, 2014 – After 20+ years in business, local interior design firm president Julie Ann Segal announces the firm’s name change, from Metropolitan Interiors to Metro Interiors, and the fully redesigned...

When You Need an Interior Designer and When You Don’t

Posted in Color, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on July 21, 2014

By Julie Ann Segal As featured in Exploring TOSCA magazine, Spring 2014 issue. Find it here. Your home is important to you. Day in, day out, it’s there – welcoming you back, offering comfort. Whether you’ve been there for...

How can you hide a TV?

Posted in Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Technology, Uncategorized on April 15, 2014

By Julie Ann Segal Let’s be honest – everyone wants a TV, but not everyone wants to look at one. Especially in spaces where you entertain, like the living room or kitchen…or in spaces where it looks out of...

Meet the Artist – Inside the Blue & White Art Gallery with Israeli Artist Udi Merioz

Posted in Art, Featured Artists, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on April 10, 2014

By Julie Ann Segal On my recent trip to Jerusalem, it was a true pleasure to meet artist Udi Merioz at his Blue & White Art Gallery. In speaking with him, and getting the inside story on his career...