Monday, March 17, 2008

Great Advertisements ~ Grace Home Furnishings

When you read and look through as many
design magazines as I do (I have an addiction),
you start to gloss over the not so exciting
ads in the magazines. Some, however, really
stand out because they are so well done.

Recently, a reader asked me about a small photo
I have under inspirational rooms to the left of
my posts. This photo is actually a room from
an adverstisement from Grace Home Furnishings.
The above room is one of my favourites from
their ads. I love everything about the room and
how well put together it is.

Grace Home Furnishings in L.A. Grace
is the late dog of the owners.

You can see Grace in many
of their advertisements.

These turquoise rooms are currently
used on their website. Even their products
are beautifully photographed.

This is a photo from one of the latest
ad they've been running in some of the
design magazines. Of course, now that
I need that ad, I can't find it.

What do you think of their ads?


Pigtown-Design said...

Their ads are just beautiful! Someone there's got real style.

Loved the Jamie Drake post, again!

j u s t i m a g i n e said...

Wow amazing rooms !!!

You have a wonderful blog !!!

M&Co said...

Oh gosh this is soo beautiful!I love the way the chocolate in the interiors matches the dog! Being crazy about dogs myself this hits me right in the heart ;-)

acaligurl said...

love the ads because they are so pretty. (& the sweet dog)
i especially like this last pic with the zebra 'table' and velvet chairs. (slipper chairs?)
i totally forgot to wear green. (the first time i can think of)
i'm 1/2 irish & 1/2 chinese... i didn't forget chinese new year!

Suzy said...

They always have gorgeous ads - someone there definitely has a good eye for colour!

Alkemie said...

I totally agree that someone there definitely has an eye. The way they incorporated their dog was also so classy. Thanks for the comments gals! I always enjoy them :)

Acaligurl - I totally forgot today was St Patrick's too! I'm Chinese but my Fiance is Irish so that means our children would be 1/2 Irish and 1/2 Chinese just like you!

Nay-K said...

they are really great. i love the placement of the pictures. and the dog is super cute!!!

emily@designsmack said...

Hee, I'm not the only one who has ripped out the Grace adds for inspiration! I only have the one with the turquoise bed with brown accents, so it's cool to see their other looks. Fun!

LondonCalling said...

I've been wondering about the picture you have on the sidelines with the zebra chairs and the charcoal wallpaper? Is that Grace Home? BTW- love the ads too!

SimplyGrove said...

I love Grace Home Furnishings!! Great pictures! I love your blog and added you on my links!

Paris Hotel Boutique said...

Karen, I just recently discovered your blog. LOVELY! Just having fun reading through all the older posts. Glad you showed the photos of Grace Home's ads. They make me want to revamp my whole house in aqua everytime I see one of their ads. Take care, Lynn

corine said...

i agree entirely. this is an advertising campaign that stands out.

Alkemie said...

Wow! I'm glad to see such a response that others love their ads as much as I do!

London Calling - thanks for coming by! That room actually has deep chocolate brown wall papering and is desinged by Kenneth Brown. I'm doing a post on him coming up. He's really great!

Simply Grove- Thank you! I've added you as well to my blogroll :)

Lynn - Thank you for coming by to explore. We're neighbors! I just checked out your store, you have fabulous taste! Love all of your stuff.


Teal Chic said...

love their ads, especially the adorable dog!!!

girl meets glamour said...

I just love these ads too!! And what's with the oh so cute dog, maybe the owners??


Mélanie said...

I love their decoration advertisements and above all their communication with their dog

All Things Bright and Beautiful... said...

I've also decided you have a thing for padded headboards :-)

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