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#1 Interior Decorating Trend for 2018

#1 Interior Decorating Trend for 2018

Wall Art! As 2018 began, we started to see a theme emerging online - people are talking about Wall Art! All kinds of Wall Art! From small art to large and Gallery Walls to Statement Pieces.  Since we're solidly in the Business of Art, we took notice. According to Elle...

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Artist Q&A: Karrie Evenson

Artist Q&A: Karrie Evenson

The spunky animals in your art are so fun! What inspires you to create them with such personality? I have always been an animal lover since my childhood. Growing up I had quite the imagination and would envision animals having a secret that we humans did not know. I...

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Neutrals Your Way

Neutrals Your Way

2018's big statement trend will be neutrals. How does this timeless classic fit in your life?     Rooms will feature simple color palettes to allow for the exploration of natural elements. An emphasis will be placed on real wood and organic inspired...

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Destination: West Coast Art & Frame Show!

Destination: West Coast Art & Frame Show!

We look forward to seeing you! Every year we get excited as January rolls around, because it means that we are preparing to go to Las Vegas for the annual West Coast Art & Frame Expo!  We are busy finalizing our collections and getting everything ready to set up our...

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Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom WORDS OF WISDOM is the culmination of trends; a turn towards positive sentiments and uplifting religious quotes that are embracing the beautiful handwritten typography and script typefaces already so popular in home décor and stationary. We expect to...

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Artist Q&A: Lu Anne Tyrrell

Artist Q&A: Lu Anne Tyrrell

You’ve said that you are passionate about creating and bringing your ideas to life, tell me about how you discovered this passion – can you think back to when it started? That is a question I have been asked from time-to-time. For myself, I truly never remember a time...

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Artist Q&A: Tammy Kushnir

Artist Q&A: Tammy Kushnir

What is your biggest challenge as an artist? My biggest challenge, I think, is to constantly try and evolve.  I want to have a certain style, but also be able to alter that style to fit the industry's needs.   In addition to being an accomplished visual artist, you...

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#givingtuesday

#givingtuesday

A Season of Giving In conjunction with #givingtuesday we are continuing with our tradition of making a donation to a non-profit within the art industry.  This year, we hope you will join us in supporting the Artworks Foundation and all work they are doing to enrich...

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Hygge in the Home

Hygge in the Home

For the love of Hygge In Danish, HYGGE (pronounced hue-guh or hoo-gah) means a quality of coziness and comfort that renders a feeling of contentment. This Scandinavian way of life revolves around friends, family, a feeling of warmth and an appreciation for the little...

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Through the years…

Through the years…

A Collection of Art From Crib To First Apartment With art themes based in imagination, creativity and the latest trends, we've got you covered whether it's decorating for a new baby, the tween years, dorm life or first apartment. New parents are starting to decorate...

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Farmhouse Chic

Farmhouse Chic

Farmhouse Chic One of the year's strongest trends is the FARMHOUSE CHIC look. This style has a comfortable, lived-in feel highlighting rustic undertones mixed with contemporary textures and materials. Weathered woods provide a warmth and richness, setting the focal...

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Artist Q&A: Nancy Green

Artist Q&A: Nancy Green

Growing up in Boston, and going to school in NY, what led you to settle in New Jersey? We were a bunch of newly graduated art students, with no jobs, no money, not much of a plan, and a big New York City dream. We were ready to ply our trade in the trades of textile...

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Global Market

Global Market

Global Market Trend Global design trends are hitting the home decor scene in a big way. Hallmarks of this trend are artisan craftsmanship and travel inspired pieces that tell unique stories and a world-inspired color palette. Art and accents carry a handmade and...

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April Cornell Partnership

April Cornell Partnership

April Cornell teams up with Roaring Brook & Looking Good Licensing   Press Release September 11, 2017 Legendary Designer April Cornell teams up with Looking Good Licensing and Roaring Brook for Brand Licensing. Burlington, Vermont April Cornell a leading fabric,...

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Coastal

Coastal

Coastal Trend Within the home decor market, coastal design is not just a trend but a way of life. However, that life is not always lived by the sea, and coastal decor has become a wide spread theme for many homes.  Its timelessness is unquestionable; from whitewashed...

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Artist Q&A: Susan Michal

Artist Q&A: Susan Michal

You were a professional singer for 25 years in Los Angeles before you discovered photography. What kind of music inspires you now in the studio? Well, I like it to be big and dramatic, I guess because I have always been Big & Dramatic! Aerosmith & Bon Jovi are the fun...

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Blush

Blush

Blush Trend The latest home decor color trend has shown to be the super versatile BLUSH trend. This new hit color combines easily within various theme trends from Farmhouse to Shabby Chic and compliments other popular colors such as gray, rose gold and copper. The...

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Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden The indoor garden has seen a rise in popularity as SUCCULENTS continue to trend in the market and online. Succulents are prized for their low maintenance as well as untraditional colors and exciting shapes. The succulent has become a trend that is...

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See us at Surtex!

See us at Surtex!

  Roaring Brook will be unveiling our new licensing program at Surtex in New York City, May 21 – 23, Booth 3023. Come see what the buzz will be all about! You won’t want to miss it! Book your appointment today.

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Introducing our Early Spring Release!

Introducing our Early Spring Release!

We are pleased to bring you our latest introduction of art which no doubt reflects the "new-ness" we anticipate with the beginning of a new year. Come browse fresh imagery in everything from nature and abstracts, to bold sentiments and bath!

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Trending: Travel!

Trending: Travel!

Travel the world from the comfort of home! Introducing our most recent art images highlighting the joy of travel, whether domestic or international.

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#givingtuesday!

#givingtuesday!

It's #givingtuesday! We hope that you will join us in supporting Art Start and the amazing work they are doing. Art Start is an award-winning, nationally recognized model for using the creative arts to transform young, at-risk lives. Through Art Start’s daily creative...

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Introducing our Winter Release!

Introducing our Winter Release!

With autumn’s glory now in our rear view mirrors, we are thinking about what’s ahead for winter. What better way to get through the colder months than to think warm thoughts, in particular about the beach, the sand, and clear ocean waters? This season we are...

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