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Design from a New Angle

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Is your decor feeling a little run down? It’s time to get in shape – and add some geometric style to your home workout regimen. Whether it’s daring squares, audacious angles or pentagons that pop, you don’t need a mathematical formula to determine that geometry is in. Geometric designs energize even the most “out of shape” interiors with bold patterns and ey[...]

Miami Style

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When Old Man Winter comes a-knocking, there’s no reason you can’t summon a tropical summer vacation indoors. In Miami, the weather is always hot and the colors are always vibrant, which is one reason this seaside city has become a mecca for lovers of its very singular style. Perhaps the recipe is equal parts Art Deco and Mid-Century Modern with a dash of[...]

Superpowered Design

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no — it’s great design! Summer is an exciting time for our favorite caped crusaders. Comic-Con sweeps San Diego, and our favorite superhero movies fly into packed theatres. When it comes to design, we’re always fighting for truth, justice and the stylish way. Here’s a look at some of our favorite super powered products that will pa[...]

Lights, Camera, Action!

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We may roll out the red carpet for Hollywood glam but when it comes to Oscar night, we can’t help but get swept up in the silver screen. But whether you’re shooting a major motion picture or remaking your living space, it’s important to remember what comes first— lights! From setting the mood to perhaps concealing the wrinkles of an aging starlet, great ligh[...]

Valentine’s Day: Saying ‘Ahhh Love You’

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Indulging one’s paramour on Valentine’s Day can take many forms; plying him or her with chocolate, wrapping a loved one in cashmere, blinding them with bling of some sort, providing a day away from the children a la a spa day. A spa day does sound nice – and if your readers want to know how to pamper their loved ones year-round (earning many more brownie poi[...]

Great Gatsby Style

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Even though Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby isn’t hitting theatres until June, we can’t keep our love for the Roaring Twenties quiet. Nearly a century later, the 1920s produced timeless, modernist pieces that are still very much en vogue today. Sculptural forms with strong ties to architecture and design, faceted polished chrome and stainless steel, elegant [...]

Red Carpet Royalty

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As the countdown to the 85th Academy Awards begins, we can’t help but get swept up in the Oscar buzz. From the glitz and glamour to the fame and fortune, the allure of Hollywood’s most star-powered spectacle is utterly irresistible. But just because you’re watching from home doesn’t mean your decor can’t have the same star power. Here are some of our favorit[...]

Winter Wonderland

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Brrrr…it may be that time of year to stay in and cuddle up by the fire, but who says the weather outside is frightful? We’re dashing through the snow! Even though, baby, it’s cold outside, when it comes to decorating our indoors, we’re inspired by the frosty outdoors. Here are some winter-inspired designs sure to have you exclaiming, “Let it snow, let it sno[...]

Emerald City Style

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“Lively. Radiant. Lush… A color of elegance and beauty that enhances our sense of well-being, balance and harmony.” This week Pantone  chose Emerald as their 2013 Color of the Year. Sophisticated and luxurious, emerald is associated with prosperity and renewal. And it’s no surprise. Whether a glittering gemstone or a fresh sapling, the color green is a n[...]

Branch out into Good Design

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Autumn is upon us, from the shorter days to the crisp cool nights. And while it may be hard to compete with a festive pumpkin spice latte, the real superstar of fall is nature’s beauty. As the leaves change color and fall to the ground, we’re left to wonder, what would autumn be if not for the trees? Take a leaf from nature and go out on a limb. Spruce u[...]
 

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