Elements and Reveal – the adaptable DIY studio stockers that let you give customers instant gratification.

It’s almost Labor Day, so of course, we’re thinking of ways to save you a little time and effort. What better way than with a DIY album. They are perfect for in-person reveals or to capture the intensity of the moment with an instant album. Or maybe it’s a last-minute booking, and your client needsContinue reading “Elements and Reveal – the adaptable DIY studio stockers that let you give customers instant gratification.”

Valentease ’em

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so get in the mood with Finao’s ultra sexy leathers, linens and silks and get under our covers! Love Junky from Finao’s “Fragments” collection of leathers is anything but boring.  From it’s seductive suede finish to the tantalizing texture and tooling, this luscious leather will have you, andContinue reading “Valentease ’em”

How will you celebrate Earth Day?

Happy Earth Day, Everyone is asking today “What will you do to celebrate Earth Day?” Change to an energy efficient light bulb? Lower your heating/cooling? Turn off the lights when you leave the room? At Finao, we try to celebrate Earth Day every day. If you have never read it, you should check out ourContinue reading “How will you celebrate Earth Day?”


Got a wee bit sidetracked last week working on the super intensive project of updating cover designs. My apologies for missing last week’s Fashion blog but, all in all, it was time well spent and look for loads of new cover designs to be added to our Finao ONE cover design guide in the nearContinue reading “TOO MANY OPTIONS!?!?!?”

A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION | a litte more palette please

Maybe it’s spring…maybe it’s the last week spent in Vegas at WPPI or maybe it was all the totally AWESOME submissions we got on our Facebook fan page for the scavenger hunt competion but, for whatever reason, I have been inspired this week by….THE KING!! thankyouthankyouverymuch 🙂 Are you ready to get ALL SHOOK UP?Continue reading “A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION | a litte more palette please”

Saints & Snakes | Happy St. Patrick’s Day

I know, I know… It’s not Friday but I can’t let my St. Patrick’s Day palette fall by the wayside due to WPPI. I really did mean to post this last Friday but WPPI and few extra days off got the better of me. 🙂 I’ll keep it simple and leave you with some St.Continue reading “Saints & Snakes | Happy St. Patrick’s Day”

Put that in your DATEBOOK!

Howdy folks, Super quick Fashion blog this week because it’s off to Vegas in just a matter of hours to kick off WPPI, the parties and the great scavenger hunt. Are you ready? We are going to continue this week with the last of our newly released Fragments swatches, Datebook. If you haven’t updated yourContinue reading “Put that in your DATEBOOK!”

STATUESQUE | more ideas with Fragments

They finally made it this week! Yup, the Paraphernalia and Fragments swatch cards hit the system finally after what seemed like FOREVER! In honor of the occassion I thought we’d do up a quick palette with one of the materials we didn’t include in our sneak peek many moons ago. If you are looking forContinue reading “STATUESQUE | more ideas with Fragments”

BE A SCAVENGER HERO! | a Finao ONE color palette

or erhaps this should be subtitled…What would Indiana Jones do…on your album? Oh my gosh I can’t believe I missed a week but we have been super busy trying to get everything in order for our big upcoming Scavenger Hunt at WPPI. So, with that in mind, I tried to think of a suitable scavengerContinue reading “BE A SCAVENGER HERO! | a Finao ONE color palette”

Easter doesn’t have to be boring…

One day a handsome bunny strolled onto the farm. All the farm animals turned and said, “Who is that handsome fellow?” Handsome bunny strutted his stuff across the farm and then he saw HER!! He stopped in his tracks. She was beautiful. He had to have her! The next thing you know… 1) Optimism  2)Continue reading “Easter doesn’t have to be boring…”