Fall into Autumn Gracefully – The Feature – September 2020

Fall into Autumn gracefully – exactly what and how does one do that? Many cultures celebrate September, with its Autumn Equinox of equal lengths day and night, as a month of balance and meditation. The seasons shift whether you’re ready or not, so why not be ready with a quieting of the mind, a focus on comfort and the creation of personal rituals?

In September’s Feature: make a date to drift aimlessly in a hot tub with a view, see the golden hour in the dusty saturation of our Desert Diamonds wallpaper, harvest jewel-toned pomegranates for these recipes, find optimism in a sunset painting from Teale Hatheway, revel in an haute couture runway show in an ancient temple, hunker down with a terrific Impressionist art mini-series, escape to nowhere in a book of artificial architecture, and stirred, not shaken, please.

Stay warm while adventuring into fall: A wooden hot tub boat floats on a lake.

The Dog Days of Summer – The Feature – August 2020

The Feature August

The shadows are becoming *slightly* longer and the dog days of summer are upon us. *pant*  A capricious dance begins during the waning days of Summer: one partner drives you to surrender to the HEAT, whispering in your ear, “Slow down. Sway with me.” The other partner has you by the shoulders, “Grasp the last days of freedom until we go back to school!!! Back to work!” Take this moment to escape into the fleeting vibrance of Summer with us; before we slide straight into Autumn.

In August’s Feature: enjoy fanciful fish drawings of yore, cool off with blue and white patterns, a luxurious (and meta) glamping retreat, the ultimate outdoor lounge chair, art conceived to brighten spirits, a nostalgic American road trip in photographs, good news from our nation’s capital (for real!), and a spicy cocktail to beat the heat.

 

Colorful drawings of fanciful fish are pure summer inspiration

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Colorful Summer Home – The Feature – July 2020

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…from Pearl and Maude (the design studio) and Teale (the artist)

We’re BACK and we’ve missed you!!! It’s *interesting* around here, isn’t it? We’ve been working and thinking really, really hard lately, which has left little room for communication. Maybe it’s just as well because words seem to run a little thin these days. Never mind that. As we work to keep our heads screwed on straight, we know that our greatest joy is to bring you great joy and our mission is to inspire you and wrap you in the warm hug of culture, connection and self expression. We hope the following list of ideas for inspired living will feed your soul, crack your smile and remind you that your colorful summer home is a reflection of your vibrant personality, now more than ever. Read on, friends! xoxo

Coltrane home with the national trust of historic preservation

Colorful Home Zoom Backgrounds for Virtual Meetings

Are you like me and video conferencing on Zoom a lot?  Now that we are all working and socializing from home, it’s astounding how quickly the clutter takes over… and let’s be real: no one wants to see the messy bed or dirty dishes behind you. Pearl and Maude has you covered with these free, colorful home Zoom backgrounds for more inspirational meetings! I created six designs so you can have meetings from a different stylish room in “your house” nearly every day. I also created a range of moods because some meetings are all Wes Anderson, some meetings need a boss attitude, and some meetings are a bottle of wine with girlfriends. So inject some personality and magic into your video-conferences with these pretty virtual backgrounds. After all, we could each use a little fun, upbeat decadence these days. Don’t cha’ think?

Pearl and Maude x Teale Hatheway – Bohemian Poolside Lounge

Marrakech meets Palm Springs in Pearl and Maude’s cozy yet slick bohemian lounge. Sparkling reflections from the pool beckon you outdoors.
New wallpaper coming soon with Colorado Street Bridge Painting by Teale Hatheway

Teale Hatheway and the view from above Broadway, Los Angeles

Introducing the Pearl and Maude Design Studio

Teale Hatheway and the view from above Broadway, Los Angeles

Teale Hatheway and the view from above Broadway, Los Angeles

Hi. My name is Teale, and I am the Pearl and Maude Design Studio. I am a Los Angeles based fine art painter and installation artist who is obsessed with classical design, historic architecture, color and interior design. I’ve been showing and selling my work in museums and galleries for about six years. I love the art world and the seriousness with which we approach our processes and concepts. I am also a firm believer that joy brings joy and the weight of the world is more easily carried by a focus on beauty, wisdom and generosity. 

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