Archive for Interior Design

Designers & Details

Designers must be detail oriented. Why? As the famous German-American architect Ludvig Mies van der Rohe said, “God is in the details.”  In other words, it’s the details that make or break the design. Here is a master bedroom drapery and bedding design that includes draperies, cornice, slipcovers, duvet, pillows, and a scaldino. With a […]

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Wilsonart at ICFF

The first day of ICFF, our first stop was Wilsonart to see the chairs conceived and built by student designers at Appalachian State.  In its 11th year, Wilsonart sponsors and challenges design students to create chairs that celebrate the richness of laminate surfacing materials without the restraints of mass production.  Wilsonart chose the Industrial Design Program at Appalachian […]

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Smart & Sexy in the Bathroom

  Friday night, #BlogTourNYC was invited by LAUFEN Bathroom to attend the #DIFFA1.2 Party.  DIFFA stands for Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids and the 1.2 refers to the 1.2 million people living with HIV.  A girlfriend who was infected by her fiance is still alive and kicking thanks to all the research devoted to fighting this disease, […]

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Someone’s in the Kitchen at Kips Bay Decorator Show House

Who’s in the kitchen?  #BlogTourNYC, that’s who.  BlogTour is the brainchild of Veronika Miller of @modenus as a means to bring interior designers, bloggers, and other creatives together to explore selected design brands and to share their take-aways. Besides being ahead of the curve and brilliant and witty, Veronika apparently has the knack of picking people who […]

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A Steamy Afternoon in New York City

In this world of rushing to get things done, there is something somewhat decadent about taking exquisite care of one’s self. Of course, we expect others to be clean and well-groomed.  Yet our focus is usually upon the end result, and not the process, much to the detriment of not only our pleasure, but also […]

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