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Easter Rebirth

Easter Rebirth

Easter derives from the ancient Greek Goddess of Spring Eostre. She was believed to return to Earth after a long harsh winter and bring warmth and light of Spring. The Ancient Greeks celebrated this joyous return of Eostre with Spring pagan festivals. They did it every year in order to ensure their beloved Goddess of [...]

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How to beat April Showers Blues

How to beat April Showers Blues

During the transitioning month of April, we find ourselves ecstatic the cold harsh winter is behind us, but the constant April Showers are already having us wishing for bright summer sun. To get over that middle month blues, here are our top decorating tips to brighten up your home (and hopefully your spirits as well). [...]

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Designer tables ‘wow’ at Veranda’s Orchid Dinner

Designer tables ‘wow’ at Veranda’s Orchid Dinner

Although it was chilly outside, the mood was warm and spring-like inside the Mandarin Oriental in New York City last Monday as supporters of the New York Botanical Garden gathered for the annual Orchid Dinner sponsored by Veranda magazine. Susanna Salk, David Scott, Sherrill Canet and Doug Roach Danielle Rollins and Clinton Smith Alison Spear [...]

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Helen Calder at New Zealand’s Kete Art Fair and Symposium

Did you know that you could have an amazing art experience in New Zealand? Helen Calder, a New Zealand based artist, is bringing Qualia 760-620 to you. The exhibition is part of the arts program being offered at the Kete Art Fair and Symposium. The Public Art Gallery for art lovers is beginning this month [...]

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NYSID introduces budding Brooklyn designers

“These are revolutionary, old ideas,” said NYSID president David Sprouls, describing New York City’s bourgeoning design and manufacturing renaissance in the opening remarks for the college’s Made In New York lecture on February 12. From top: Anne Hellman, Michael Arnaud, Katie Deedy, Mary Wallis, Takeshi Miyakawa and Jason Miller The event featured Design Brooklyn authors [...]

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L.A.’s design stars to be honored at West Week

L.A.’s design stars to be honored at West Week

Los Angeles is home to many of the design industry’s most celebrated creative minds, and each year the Pacific Design Center (PDC) recognizes a select group of distinguished professionals across all disciplines of art and design with the Stars of Design and Stars on the Rise awards—a private dinner held Wednesday, March 19. The 2014 [...]

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Six British architects who’ve transformed the modern world

Six British architects who’ve transformed the modern world

Norman Foster, Richard Rogers, Nicholas Grimshaw, Michael and Patty Hopkins and Terry Farrell have designed some of the most iconic buildings around the world, from the Reichstag in Berlin to the Pompidou Centre in Paris and The Peak in Hong Kong—and they are now the subject of a new exhibition “The Brits Who Built the [...]

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Nominations in for the best designs across the globe

Nominations in for the best designs across the globe

A floating school in a Nigerian lagoon, friendly lamp posts, and a historic library chair are some of the 76 nominations for Designs of the Year 2014, just announced by the Design Museum in London. Designs of the Year gathers together a year of cutting-edge innovation and original talent showcasing the very best in global [...]

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Joe Tori Interiors

Joe Tori Interiors

Joe Tori Interiors commercial painting has devoted more than 30 years to the home restoration and design industries. His work ranges from custom private residential projects, common areas of buildings, and New York State landmark projects. Located in New York, Joe Tori Interiors strive to develop great customer relationships through their confidence in their ability [...]

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Caribbean Carnival

Caribbean Carnival

Carnival is a celebratory time  of year for many countries in the Caribbean. While Carnival is different in each country there are a number of similarities in each festival being tied back to the traditions originating in Trinidad and Tobago. It also has several different names and occurs at differing times of year. Carnival is [...]

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