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Inspired Hotels Design: 6 Unique Spots to Book a Room

| October 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
Inspired Hotels Design: 6 Unique Spots to Book a Room

I get tempted to book last minute flights when I come across hotels like these. Although only the beginning in a world of design hotels, they should provide some inspiration for planning your next trip. Propeller Island City Lodge, Berlin, Germany More of a museum than a hotel, the Propeller Island City Lodge in Berlin is […]

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Design Fashionably Proven greening your wardrobe 2020

| October 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
Design Fashionably Proven greening your wardrobe 2020

Green fashion has taken on a new meaning, as seen at the New York Fashion Week which ended last Friday. If you think wearing sustainable, eco-friendly clothing means donning drab, unattractive styles, you are highly mistaken. Even high fashion has gone down the environmental path, so here’s a little sampling of designers and shows to […]

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Simply Chocolate? Amazing Design 2020

| October 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
Simply Chocolate? Amazing Design 2020

With Valentine’s Day being today, it may seem a little cliché to be writing about chocolate, but the classic treat seems to be on the minds of many global designers and artists. You may prefer milk over white, or be a connoisseur of the 70% and over variety, but whatever your preference, these chocolate inspired […]

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Amazing Fab Prefab – Designer Housing 2020

| October 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
Amazing Fab Prefab – Designer Housing 2020

Prefab, or pre-fabricated, homes are the current rage with everyone from modernists to environmentalists. The basic idea behind prefab houses are that they are built in a factory or manufacturing site and then assembled wherever the structure is to be located. Although embraced by modernists, prefab is nothing new and has existed as a construction […]

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Amazing Child-Friendly Design 2020

| October 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
Amazing Child-Friendly Design 2020

When I think of the word “design” my mind tends to wander to chic, classy decorated apartments. The kind that get showcased in architectural magazines, with sleek lines and strong colors. Somehow I never associate children with that image. In fact, most people probably wouldn’t. But that keeps us from enjoying the wide world of […]

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Design, Light, Color and Nature’s Play: Tord Boontje Amazing Design 2020

| October 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
Design, Light, Color and Nature’s Play: Tord Boontje Amazing Design 2020

Spring is in the not so far off distance — or at least that is what I tell myself to ward off rainy images of March — and with it come the pleasant reminders that the world is alive and beautiful design: flowers, cherry blossoms, warmer days, budding tree leaves . . . the list […]

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Spring: Proven Designs that embrace the season 2020

| October 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
Spring: Proven Designs that embrace the season 2020

Spring is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than enjoying some fantastic pieces that reflect the season. Here’s a selection of some of my favorite pieces that encourage full enjoyment of springtime. Vases The Thinking of You Vase is by Tord Boontje, no wonder I like it. But a vase made from metal is […]

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THE STATE OF DESIGN 2008, Amazing Victorias Design Festival

| October 29, 2020 | 0 Comments
THE STATE OF DESIGN 2008, Amazing Victorias Design Festival

THE STATE OF DESIGN 2008, Victorias Design FestivalJuly 16th – July 24th 2008 Forget the design you think you know. The State of Design Festival is Victorias design peak design event and the 2008 Festival in July will offer local and international conversations on design. Under one Festival umbrella, the best local designers will be […]

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DMY Berlin: Amazing International Design Festival Berlin 2020

| October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
DMY Berlin: Amazing International Design Festival Berlin 2020

What was once an exhibition to showcase young and experimental designers, has now turned into a full-on festival. DMY Berlin is a collective of artists and designers who like to break out of the ordinary and this year they are turning their annual design exhibition into an international festival. This year’s festival will push the boundaries of […]

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Streetwear Design: Dekline helps us hang with the latest fashion trend 2020

| October 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
Streetwear Design: Dekline helps us hang with the latest fashion trend 2020

Last spring design a friend of mine who lived in France told me that the early 90s were back in style. “You mean neon pink and green?” I asked, just slightly shocked. “Oh yeah, it’s all over the place.” After spending the summer in France and other parts of Europe, I can attest to the […]

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