Author Archives: Karla Tewes

Gray Magazine – Seattle Interior designer Karla Tewes and vivid color

Gray Magazine  just printed their newest edition and I am very honored to be a part of it.  It specializes in great design throughout the Northwest including interior design in Seattle, Portland and Vancouver.        The story on Tewes Design  is all about a … Continue reading

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This Guy Rocks!

I was out with my family the other day in downtown Seattle and we passed this guy playing drums on the sidewalk.  My son was mesmerized and so was I!   I’m loving the hot pink fur and also loving how my hipstamatic … Continue reading

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Lighten things up

Ever wondered why lamp cords are usually only black, brown or white?   There have been some renditions from places like CB2  and others but they still leave me wanting something more fun and unique.  FINALLY!!!  I found it on Etsy…. Take a look … Continue reading

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Splash of Color

I come across random photos here and there of colorful things to share and I am inspired to start a repeat post every so often just to show “things”.  Consider it a random stream of consciousness post where I am just blurting … Continue reading

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A Century of Color

The newest addition to my book collection is Pantone – The 20th Century in Color     written by Leatrice Eiseman & Keith Recker and I have to admit that I am a little obsessed with it. The book is sectioned off by decade and … Continue reading

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A West Coast Sanctuary

  I wanted to share a few photos from a recent installation for an amazing client in Seattle.  She relocated from the East Coast and was willing to put up with living out of boxes while we pulled her new … Continue reading

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The Uber Market – Pike Place Market Seattle

Pike Place Market in Seattle is one of the best markets in the world if you are looking for fresh seafood, vegetables or flowers.  I was there this past weekend and could not help but snap some photos to share.    Depending … Continue reading

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Swoop it up!

I am the mom of two kids under 3 so life gets messy sometimes (or all the time!).  After hearing me go on about putting the kids to bed and spending an hour combing the house to clean up every stray … Continue reading

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Vintage Larsen

A good friend of mine just returned from a short trip to Forida and shared a few photos of some incredible chairs that are in her Aunt’s house.  I thought they were so amazing that I asked her if i could … Continue reading

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From Drab to Fab

I am on a mission at the moment to find an old chair to redo and put in my living room.  Once I find the perfect chair, I will share it here so that you can see the transformation.  It will either be … Continue reading

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