• Tracy Bulla

Abstract Expressions

Abstract Expressions

Abstract designs reveal underlying meanings through the emboldened use of color and texture, often inspired by landscapes or water. Geometricbased compositions also maintain a strong presence this season, marked by blurred brush strokes and paint-drip effects.

Dimensional Design

Garden Party, a 36x48-inch acrylic on canvas from Linda Donohue Fine Art, reveals a verdant natural setting popped with vibrantly hued flowers ($1,150).

Crafted in the USA, Surya's LJ wall art series includes this contemporary design spotlighting broad swaths of color.

Dimensional Design
Dimensional Design

Softly swirling pastels add another layer of dimension to an abstract dot pattern in Howard Elliott's blonde maple-framed design with mirror inset ($1,050).

A textured plaque invokes the colors of a stormy sea in Paragon's Life Aquatic, finished without glass in a champagne frame with brushed dark gold accents ($119 each, set of three).

Dimensional Design
Dimensional Design

Aerial Abstract, exclusive to W. King Ambler by artist Mark Fetty, conveys a sense of optimism with boldly saturated, hand-deckled prints framed in hammered silver.

Tracy BullaTracy Bulla | Product Editor
tbulla@homeaccentstoday.com

Native North Carolinian Tracy Bulla has been Home Accents Today's product editor since 2002. As a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Journalism, Tracy's first foray into reporting involved covering the financial markets. This short-lived enterprise resulted in no great loss to the world of finance when it became apparent that the reporter could not balance her own checkbook. Tracy then followed her lifelong passion for fashion into the glamorous world of design where she is continuously in thrall to the lure of beautiful, well-designed objects of desire. Lo, Tracy's pampered Pekingese, shares her appreciation for exquisite style by choosing to only chew up the most expensively embellished Italian shoes.

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