We’re passionate about Art, Framing, & Design here at Esprit Decor. It’s evident in everything we do, from framing design to art shows. We live and breathe the arts, we surround ourselves with beauty and creativity, and we take true pleasure in sharing that joy with you. Below you’ll find our thoughts on all manners of design, news of gallery events, local art happenings, and more.

  1. Monet’s Treasure – Photography by Pat Kofahl

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    Monet's Treasure by Pat Kofahl on 500px Iris Hollandica, or Blue Magic irises, are lovely and showy blooms that decorate Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny, near Vernon, France. The gardens, lily pond and house itself attract over a half a million visitors each year, as well as being source material...
  2. Afternoon Promenade – Photography by Pat Kofahl

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    Afternoon Promenade by Pat Kofahl on 500px Paris in the spring is truly magical. The weather changes minute by minute, clouds scud across the sky, a profusion of boats ply their trade (mostly tourists, these days!) up and down the Seine, and the trees and shrubs dot the landscape with...
  3. After Midnight – Sacré Cœur – By Pat Kofahl

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    After Midnight – Sacré Cœur by Pat Kofahl on 500px Café culture in Paris: a sidewalk table, a leisurely glass of red or two, conversation converning little things or world affairs, perhaps even a kiss. it’s a tableau that unwinds endlessly, night after night, here in the city that never...
  4. Sacré Cœur Soir – by Pat Kofahl

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    Sacré Cœur – Soir by Pat Kofahl on 500px Night at the Basilica of Sacré Cœur, and the tourists have gone. A slight Spring chill has arrived with the setting sun and the occasional footfall on cobblestones echoes in the darkness. The stars begin to peek out overhead and a few...
  5. Monet’s Garden: Apollo Irises by Pat Kofahl

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    Monet's Garden: Apollo Irises by Pat Kofahl on 500px The delicate lines and fresh clear colors make these “Apollo” irises, (named after the Greek god of sun and light) a wonderful addition to any spring garden. At Giverny, in Claude Monet’s garden, we found them in great profusion. The garden...