Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Designer Alessandra Branca: LIVE BEAUTIFULLY - LIVE CONFIDENTLY



"Rome-born designer Alessandra Branca learned at an early age
 that classical beauty was meant to be intermingled with everyday
 life, and that the WELL-LIVED life takes place not in stiff and
 serious surroundings, but in artful structures graced with
 comfortable elegance and wit." 
   

Walking into my nieces' room watching the two of them playing with a group of friends, since all were four and under, a little disagreement broke out over the correct colors of the blocks.  Finally, my youngest niece, not yet two, stood up and announced with her sweet cherub face and little husky voice, "This is red, this is red, this is red", as she laid every block in triumphant procession.  Confident that she had set the record straight, she sweetly smiled, and promptly left the room to sit on my husband's lap to watch a movie.

Red always stirs strong emotions - of sacrifice, devotion, and clarity.  No designer confidently uses red better than the famed designer Alessandra Branca.  Her rooms are inviting, energizing, stylishly beautiful, and livable.  Setting the record straight that red is lovely, versatile, and here to stay.

There is a lot to be said for Living Beautifully - Living Confidently, being who you are, and living with the colors you love. While viewing Alessandra Branca's beautiful Harbour Island design, I hope it encourages you to 

LIVE BEAUTIFULLY - LIVE CONFIDENTLY

As my niece, now grown, once said, "This is red, this is red, this is ...










































 Photo credit: AD - Architectural Digest
 Quote: branca.com







   

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful post! I will really look at red a whole new way!!! xo Leslie Sinclair

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  2. Rie I think Alessandra is just s brilliant designer. Her use of color is so stunning and yet comfortably done!
    Thank you for the feature!!

    xoxo
    Karena
    The Arts by Karena
    Artist Nathaniel Galka

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    1. Thank you Karena, Alessandra, I agree, is a brilliant designer, and her free use of color is inspiring to me. Have a lovely day!

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  3. This post has changed the way I view color. I used to think that color was often harsh and limiting in scope; in fact it turns out that it is a very freeing and beautiful way to make any home elegant.

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    1. I have to say I feel the same way; Alessandra has proved your point beautifully her homes are always elegant and never limited. Thank you for coming by. Have a lovely day. Rié

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  4. I adore Alessandra Branca. I love the way she infuses a little red in almost every one of her designs!!

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    1. She really is a master at it! Most designers and peoples hands would have been to heavy, but not hers it's always just right. Thanks for coming by! Rié

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