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Edward Forbes Color Pigment

Edward Forbes and the World’s Rarest Colors

Today, the Pantone Color Guide, a universal color system to organize and match colors, is heavily utilized by designers (of graphics, fashion, interiors, etc.); however, well before Pantone Color Guides, Edward Forbes cataloged 2,500 of the world’s rarest colors.   The history of pigments and colors dates...

Pantone Colors of the Year 2016 Rose Quartz and Serenity

The Colors You’ll See Everywhere in 2016

Meet Serenity and Rose Quartz On December 3, news broke out that Pantone officially announced its selection for Color (or in this case, Colors) of the Year 2016, and they are Serenity (Pantone 13-3919) and Rose Quartz (Pantone 13-1520)—or to the general masses not trained in...

Mexico Beach New Branding Design

About four years ago, The Idea Boutique got the opportunity to meet with the Mexico Beach Community Development Council (CDC) to discuss rebranding their area, a three-mile stretch of white-sand beaches on the Gulf of Mexico....

Justin Gaffrey Deer Head painting

An Artist’s Journey: Rebirth in the Wake of Truth

An artist stays awake late into the night, poring over his life’s work. A portfolio of all he has created laid out in front of him like a storybook—a million journeys revisited in every image, painting, element, color, brushstroke, motion, idea, and inspiration....

The Idea Boutique Office in Clifden Connemara Ireland

Extreme Office Makeover – The Idea Boutique, Ltd.

The new Idea Boutique, Ltd. office in charming Clifden, County Galway, Ireland is looking sharp and is ready for business! We are so thrilled at the outcome of the renovations and design work that have gone into our branch office. The office is also currently housing...

Newman-Dailey Where You'd Rather Be

Newman-Dailey Introduces the Celebration Vacation for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Beach getaway package supports the fight against breast cancer while celebrating life   DESTIN, Fla.—Aug. 6, 2014—In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties in partnership with Silver Sands Premium Outlets is introducing the Celebration Vacation package, celebrating the many moms, daughters, sisters, aunts, spouses...

Galway Races in Ireland The Idea Boutique

Country Mouse, City Mouse

Last week I drove the winding, narrow roads from Derryherbert to Galway. The two-hour excursion took me from my idyllic country cottage to an equally idyllic “City by the Bay.” I was invited to stay with my cousins out in Galway; meeting family and exploring...