As I have mentioned in other articles, I am not typically a fan of monograms. Unless… there is something unusual and interesting about them. I want to introduce you to Cindy Nouri, whose product line repeatedly caught my eye on social media. She is a historian of typography and of monograms, with a fascinating background in porcelain and gold- would you believe- via DENTISTRY. She now applies her expertise in these elements to a bigger “canvas”, creating beautiful custom dinnerware for her company Sasha Nicholas, named for her two children. Cindy’s professional journey might inspire us all to take our dreams seriously and follow our passions. [Read more…]
Do Hotels know we miss our dogs when traveling? I think so. Some of them cleverly place decorative dogs in the lobby to help us to immediately feel at home while being away.
This pair of decorative dogs flanks the entrance of [Read more…]
“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle
A note about hand door knockers- the hand, or “hamsa” is an image recognized and used as a sign of protection in many societies throughout history, a talisman to ward off the “evil eye”.
What a difference interesting hardware makes to a visitor’s first impression. The details are always worth the extra effort.
Do you have interesting door hardware? If so please share!