A Look into the Google Offices – Over at Huff Post TECH

Google Offices at Huff Post Tech

Today we are over at Huff Post Tech, taking a tour of the Google Offices in New York,

where their diverse work environments will get anybody’s creative juices flowing. One look at Google NY Offices might prompt you to redesign your own work environment. Design matters. Always.

Where Design Boosts Creativity: the Offices of Google, NYC

Charlotte Moss: Garden Inspirations

Charlotte Moss: Garden Inspirations - review on www.CourtneyPrice.com

Charlotte Moss is a designer, author, and philanthropist. Also the designer of many products, which include collections of carpets, furniture, fabrics and china. AND she is a serious gardening expert, AND a phenomenal photographer. Meet her 9th and latest book, Charlotte Moss: Garden Inspirations, which is loaded with the most breathtaking photographs – taken by her.  I love how she states that this book is not a “gardening book”, but rather a “book on gardens”… where talent meets personal passion in a big way. [Read more…]

Top 10 Entertaining Tips

Top Ten Entertaining Tips on www.CourtneyPrice.comEntertaining Tips from a San Antonio Hostess

Jolie Berndt is legendary for her creative and high-spirited parties. The love and thoughtful attention to detail that go into the planning are palpable. Everybody feels like the guest of honor at a Berndt party- the vibe is upbeat and there is usually a surprise injection of humor somewhere along the way. The food and drink are as flawless as the execution of her parties, leaving guests discussing her events long after they have ended. Jolie will modestly admit that she grew up in a family that entertained often, and believe me when I say she got the hostess gene in spades. As a child, she watched her mother throw seated dinners for 200 without batting an eyelash, always setting elegant tables. Jolie and her sisters Jenifer Gutmann and Judy Barnes carry forward their mother’s creative hospitality, joining forces in their company Central Productions to create themes, design clever invitations, share dishes, and make that next party as uniques and fun as the last. These ladies are a force of talent, style and fun.  Today Jolie is sharing entertaining tips you won’t want to miss: 

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The Richards Group- An Office That’s More Like a Concept Car

How Does the Largest Independently Owned Ad Agency Inspire Award Winning Creativity?

Richards Group New Headquarters on www.CourtneyPrice.com

THE RICHARDS GROUP has a new headquarters – and it is not your everyday office building – but more like a concept car. Prominently located near Dallas’ West Village area, the innovative design of the nation’s largest independent advertising agency rivals Silicon Valley empires like Google with thoughtful customization for a unique work culture. These creative giants seem to intuitively understand the power of the workplace environment, and the wisdom of investing in innovative ways to inspire creativity.

Sole agency owner, Stan Richards, chose Perkins + Will’s Ron Stelmarski to [Read more…]

How to Set an Artful Table- Entertaining Advice From An Expert

Pedro Friedeberg hands, Pedro Friedeberg Feet, PedroFriedeberg Angel, Pedro Friedeberg dressing table on www.CourtneyPrice.comYou may recall the piece I photographed and wrote for Traditional Home’s Great Kitchens Issue earlier this year, featuring tablescapes of the legendary Texas entertainer Jolie Berndt. Not one, but two table themes Berndt concocted. No two parties are alike for Berndt. Each one has a way of outdoing the last. She is always dreaming, conspiring and stocking up for the next party.  This is why people hire Berndt and her sisters– to help them to dream, purchase and execute the details of memorable entertaining. [Read more…]