Choose Mindfully

Lately there has been a media frenzy about decluttering, largely due to Marie Kondo and the popularity of her book and tv show. I don’t know about you, but my inbox has been ‘cluttered’ with businesses marketing their products using #kondo slogans and inspiration! (insert irony). 


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How Colour Can Affect the Mood of a Room

Emilio Frank Design celebrates the positivity of colour in our artworks and homewares, to inspire bright and positive spaces and evoke joyful memories. Here’s an article I wrote for Inside Out Magazine a few years ago about the psychology of colour. Something to keep in mind when styling a room!

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The MMM blog is inspired by a passion for Mid Century design and a love of colour, community and creativity. Tag us on IG with #midmodmuse or #247colour and we may feature you in our next blog! 

Next week I'll be exhibiting at the Amsterdam International Art Festival, so in the spirit of this beautiful city, here's a spotlight on....

'THE PAINT BOX'  (Housing de Verfdoos). This modernist building was designed in 1950 using the colour schemes of Belgian artist Joseph Jean Marie Ongenae who spoke of ‘functional glass-facade colourism.

Housing 96 units and 20 shops in Amsterdam-West, it was described as ‘an opened watercolour paint box’ and its now-official name translates as ‘the paint box’. Brilliant! 

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