category archives: design

i don’t often re-post magazine articles.  but, this time, i couldn’t resist.  the ralph rucci collection for holly hunt debuted with an eight page spread in the march 2013 issue of architectural digest. fashion designer ralph rucci’s furniture collection is some of the best product introduced by holly hunt since her distribution agreement with christian […]

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wallcovering, textile, and product designer lori weitzner, one of the keynote speakers at design san francisco 2013, creates products that challenge your perceptions.  all are hand crafted by skilled international artisans.  many are made from natural or sustainable materials.  but, the most innovative are made from uncommon materials. have you ever seen wallpaper made from […]

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i have to admit to being the fortunate owner of a few (okay, pretty many) pairs of christian louboutin shoes.  my taste in shoes parallels my taste in furniture.  simple, classic, yet modern designs.  silhouette pieces. christian louboutin | simple pumps 70mm christian louboutin | ron ron zeppa 85mm photo credits christian louboutin ‘a shoe is […]

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almost a year ago, benjamin moore paints predicted that social media colors, like facebook blue and twitter green, would become some of the most directional colors for 2014. click here to read my february 2012 post. 1 2 now, color authority pantone, has named emerald green the color of the year for 2013.   pantone, a division […]

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‘after stainless, now what?’, an article by ellen byron in the 5 september 2012 wall street journal, suggests that stainless steel kitchen appliances are becoming passe. so, appliance manufacturers are introducing new finishes as an alternative to stainless steel.  could this be an attempt to increase sales, which have declined along with the housing market?  […]

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