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Pantone Color of the Year : Radiant Orchid

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Pantone Color of the Year : Radiant Orchid

Pantone Reveals Color of the Year for 2014: PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid Expressive, exotic Radiant Orchid blooms with confidence and warmth. “While the 2013 color of the year, PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald, served as a symbol of growth, renewal and prosperity, Radiant Orchid reaches across the color wheel to intrigue the eye and spark the imagination,” […]


2013 St. Margaret’s Guild Decorators’ Show House

Posted on April 24th, 2013 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on 2013 St. Margaret’s Guild Decorators’ Show House

For a number of years, Rowland Design has participated in the St. Margaret’s Hospital Guild Decorators’ Show House and Gardens.  This year’s featured residence is the historic Schnull-Rauch House, just north of The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.  When this historic Meridian Street home opens for tours from April 27 to May 12, approximately 35 interior […]


Mario Botta’s Tesi Table

Posted on March 6th, 2013 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Mario Botta’s Tesi Table

Switching hats from architect to wordsmith, our own Eric Rowland is a featured guest blogger for the IMA today.  He continues a series of blog posts on acquisitions for the IMA’s new Design Arts galleries, opening in fall of 2013. You can read additional posts from this series here: http://www.imamuseum.org/blog/ My first project in architectural school […]


Do You Houzz?

Posted on January 15th, 2013 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Do You Houzz?

  The idea is simple: connect homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals across the country and around the world.  From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz is an online resource for home remodeling and design, providing visitors with ideas and inspirations for their own projects. Browse our projects, save images […]


Social Media Strategy Done Right

Posted on January 8th, 2013 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Social Media Strategy Done Right

What do you get when you combine two cute and cuddly English Bulldogs with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Foursquare and even Pinterest?  In the case of Butler University, a very well executed social media plan. There are so many things to love about this social media strategy (and no, I’m not biased at all).  Mascots Butler […]


Pantone Color of the Year 2013

Posted on December 31st, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Pantone Color of the Year 2013

  Goodbye, tangerine tango.  Hello, emerald green. This year Pantone has selected emerald as the Color of the Year for 2013.  A lively, radiant, lush green, expect to see shades of emerald trending in home decor, fashion, beauty and product design. “Green is the most abundant hue in nature – the human eye sees more green than any […]


Fun & Funky Holiday Decor

Posted on December 11th, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Fun & Funky Holiday Decor

  Turquoise, purple and orange.. at Christmas? Yes, it’s true! These these fresh, bold hues make a great addition to the traditional holiday color palette, or can be used alone for a fun new look.  This color inspiration already has me conjuring up decorating ideas for next year!


Charley Harper

Posted on December 4th, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Charley Harper

  When once asked to describe his art style, Harper replied, “When I look at a wildlife or nature subject, I don’t see the feathers in the wings, I just count the wings.  I see exciting shapes, color combinations, patterns, textures, fascinating behavior and endless possibilities for making interesting pictures.   I regard the picture […]


Roominate: Inspiring Young Girls

Posted on November 27th, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Roominate: Inspiring Young Girls

  For many of us at Rowland, childhood creativity and curiosity influenced our careers as designers and architects. Recently we discovered Roominate, a toy that blurs the line between education and play to inspire the next generation of innovators, artists and engineers.  As a creative-minded group, we think this is a pretty neat way to excite all children to create, […]


Jeff’s 12 Favorite Things

Posted on November 2nd, 2012 by RDIAdmin | Comments: Comments Off on Jeff’s 12 Favorite Things

  1. DAD’S ’57 CHRIS CRAFT Coolest boat my family ever had. 2. THE SMELL OF THE OCEAN Reason enough to know why people are naturally attracted to bodies of water. 3. THE BIKE PATH TO RACE POINT BEACH Miles of sand dunes, pines + hills: my Cape Cod pilgrimage every season. 4. PUERTO VALLARTA, […]


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