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Peacock Pavilions Marrakech Painting Retreat 2014

Peacock Pavilions Marrakech Painting Retreat 2014

Marrakech Painting Adventure May 2-14, 2014 Join Melanie Royals for our 6th magical Peacock Painting Retreat to Marrakech, Moroccan Dreams, May 2-13, 2014. Past painting retreats have had us creating amazing ceiling treatments, one-of-a-kind murals, patterned patchwork concrete, stunning stenciled stair ...

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Living in Cuba: Arts, Architecture and Decor

Living in Cuba: Arts, Architecture and Decor

The Gran Teatro mixes Baroque, Art Nouveau and Neoclassical styles. Cuba is the largest island of the Caribbean and one of its most beguiling. The country is fertile in architecture and arts and its interiors enjoy a wonderful mix of ...

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The Gilded Glory of The Peacock Room

The Gilded Glory of The Peacock Room

A wealthy patron tasked his talented architect to create a special space to showcase his prized collection of blue and white Chinese porcelain and an Asian-inspired canvas masterpiece. These are the humble beginnings of an epic story involving wealth, artistry, ...

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Japanese Obi: Woven Treasures of Japan

Japanese Obi: Woven Treasures of Japan

Image: Tansu LLC Japanese obis are wide fabric sashes, usually woven in silk and worn with a Japanese kimono. When worn, an obi is a long, elaborately layered and folded piece of fabric. The Washington, DC Textile Museum display in the ...

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