While it seems like there’s a resurgence of Wild West recklessness in the world lately, we are enjoying a resurgence of red colors. The reason for the popularity right now? We are looking to surround ourselves with positive energy and add a sense of individuality to our surroundings. So bringing the warmth of red inside gives us a lift. Plus, the more subtle reds create an atmosphere that feels safe. Like barn red!
Tucked into the foothills of the Koolau mountains on the windward side of Oahu, Hawaii, is the Buddhist Byodo-In Temple. Mist and clouds drift down towards the temple from cooling tradewinds. Someone sets off the Buddhist standing bell, and you feel the reverberation deep in your soul.