category archives: design

simplicity /sɪmˈplɪsɪti/ (noun) the quality or condition of being plain or uncomplicated in form or design oxford dictionaries a reflective stainless steel canopy supported by slender pillars. less really is more. the events pavilion | quai de belges | vieux port | marseille, france designed by foster + partners opening celebration 4 march 2013 photo […]

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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. 1 2 now, color authority pantone, has named emerald green the color of the year for 2013.   pantone, a division of x-rite, provides professional color standards for the […]

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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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