If You Have Allergies or Pets…Make Sure You Have the Right Vacuum Cleaner
Not exactly a sexy subject matter, but worth the quick read.
What began as the search for a pet-specific vacuum cleaner became an education on indoor air pollution, a topic that [Read more…]
The ultimate item on a serious designer’s bucket list is the opportunity to ink a licensing deal with a noteworthy brand. These collaborations offer the designer exponential exposure on a global level, brand reputation, and the resources necessary to move concepts through manufacturing, distribution and sales. On the flip side of the deal, the well-chosen designer brings a unique style to the brand’s product categories- offering talent that stands on it’s own. An immense amount of work is required of both designer and brand to work through the details of product development, but as we have all seen, the right partnerships produce greatness. This spring, an exciting new wave of licensing collections launched at High Point Market. Let’s take a look at some of the standouts over at HuffPost.
Hands down, hotel design is exponentially more creative than residential design. With laser-like focus, sensory details are designed to seduce guests into the vortex of the experience being offered, satisfy imaginations, and whet appetites for a return visit or recommendation. Hospitality design pushes the usual boundaries of design in ways that can make the strange seem familiar, and the familiar seem strange.
The 1st and only Baccarat Hotel, in Midtown New York, reimagines the elegance and perfection of the legendary French crystal maker into a luxury hospitality brand. The beauty is in the details of shimmery neutrals accented by the rich baccarat red. [Read more…]
JoAnn Locktov has given us another reason to enthusiastically pack our bags, with her second book in the Dream of Venice series, Dream of Venice Architecture. You’ll want to pour yourself a glass of wine, curl up by the fire and page through the breathtaking photography of Riccardo De Cal and corresponding essays by architects and architectural writers, sharing their personal experiences of Venice. Dream of Venice Architecture is the perfect gift for wanderlusts and architecture enthusiasts. [Read more…]